Alessandro is a passionate European Leader in Collaborative and Open Innovation and Strategy with cross-sector expertise in Financial services, Data, Mobility, Energy and Public administration. He believes that innovation is an important enabler to improve people’s lives and to develop the society we share. Alessandro is the Head of Innovation of the SIA Group, responsible for the creation and support in the implementation of the Company’s innovation strategy, the development and coordination of innovative processes and the enrichment of the portfolio of innovation projects through internal and external excellence, to the benefit of the SIA ‘s overall results.
Alessandro was previously Chief Operating Officer at CDILabs, a startup co-founded in 2015. He was primarily responsible for innovation projects between cross-sector companies, institutional investors and international startups. He worked as Digital Innovation Manager at HFarm – managing digital transformation projects for the main Italian companies – and also at Bain & Company, specializing in the development of innovation strategies and new business models and in the realization of M&A operations in European context. Alessandro is an Advisor to European Startup Prize, European public-private innovation award, and Fuori Quota, no-profit association committed to empowering female talent and overcoming the gender inequality.
Alessandro holds an MBA from the Collège des Ingénieurs in Paris and a double degree in International Management from the Università Cattolica. He also won two youth rugby championships with Benetton Rugby which continues to be his passion.