Paolo Pedercini (b.1981) is a Pittsburgh-based artist wo teaches experimental game design and media production courses at Cernegie Mellon University's School of Art. He is well-known for his radical video-gaming project Molleindustria. He received his M.F.A. in Integrated Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his B.A. in Visual Arts and Multimedia Communications from Libera Accademia di Belle Arti, Brescia Italy (LABA).