Six new high qualified professionals joined our advisory board in the last weeks!

They will help our startups to growth and develop into successful enterprises through their network and expertise.

Here they are:

 

Six new high qualified professionals joined our advisory board in the last weeks!

They will help our startups to growth and develop into successful enterprises through their network and expertise.

Here they are:

Daniele Bruttini, currently Italy Head of Sales at Zalando. Right after graduation, he started working on his first startup, Energiachiara.it, a web based company aiming at helping both domestic users and businesses to find the best prices available on the market for energy and gas. After a productive experience in management consulting, he joined Wimdu, an online booking company backed by Rocket Internet with $ 90 millions, as Country Manager for the Italian market. Daniele has a solid expertise in startups and e-commerce as an entrepreneur, as he showed us during his seminar “How to startup a successful e-commerce.”

Maurizio Carmignani is a management consultant and lecturer. He started his career in the second part of 90’s founding an Internet consulting company. He was Partner and Chief of development, innovation and communication at ADHOC CULTURE, a management consulting firm for public and cultural sectors. He is member of the Achieve Global Italy Management Team and has experience in many and heterogeneous sectors: ict, tlc, finance, corporate services, food, fashion, tourism, cultural heritage, cultural industries, health&care.

Mike Chen has ten years of experience with Silicon Valley startups and investors. He has been Program Director at RocketSpace, an open innovation campus located in the heart of San Francisco. Today, together with the SWELL team, he is on a mission to uncover the most disruptive startups around the world.

Paolo Cuccia, now CEO of Gambero Rosso SpA, worked as executive in many top-notch corporations (Citycorp, Acea spa – CEO, Banca di Roma – Senior Executive Vice President, Bulgari spa – Board Member just to mention some) mainly in financial divisions. Paolo’s great experience in managing anything related with the hospitality industry has led him to be awarded to a Honoris Causa Master in hospitality by LUISS Guido Carli University.

Cristiano Escaplon is the co-founder of SiamoSoci, an online crowdfunding platform that matches investors with innovative startups. He also founded Club Italia Investimenti 2, a pre-seed investment fund supporting Italy's major startup accelerators. Cristiano is currently developing a new startup accelerator in Milan.

Michele Zonca, API fanatic and Co-Founder at Mashape. Michele started working as a freelance developer/system administrator in 2004, while graduating (MSc) in Computer Science from University of Milano Bicocca. In 2009 he co-founded Mashape Inc, the first marketplace for API, based in San Francisco, CA. His role in Mashape is "Chief Nerd Officier", being in charge of everything tech-related, in particular software architecture, API and scalability. His first commercial product (a web app developed in 2004 in Java written using only VI) is still up and running. 

 

Welcome aboard!