CEO Alan Advantage Inc.
Entrepreneur and manager with 30 years of experience in ICT and Innovation sectors. Expert in business processes, innovation management, technology scouting, business impact analysis, Artificial Intelligence, IOT and middleware.
Professional of business development and executive manager. He is actually an innovative startups advisor and Business Angel Investor, personally supporting 25 startups
Passionate about innovation, startups, and lean methodology. Founder and COO of Stip, where he works with business modelling and team management. He is a professor Scrum master and also a startup educator at Roman high schools Bic Lazio and Lazio innova.
Software engineer, innovation manger, entrepreneur, startupper, business angel for innovative internet/mobile applications and services
Entrepreneur & Growth Hacker
One of the first professionals in Italy to dedicate themselves to growth hacking. He has coached employees at companies such as Enel and Mercedes in growth hacking. In 2016, he organized the first all inclusive intensive course in growth hacking. Since then he has created the first European masterclass, and written the first Italian language book on the subject.
A.D. Gruppo Daman
Entrepreneur active in the IT area for over two decades, he has gained strong experience both in the strat- up of new companies and in the management of large teams in multinational environments. Deeply passionate about innovation, he is constantly oriented towards the study of new business models and always looking for innovative products to bring to the Italian market.
He is currently CEO of the Gruppo Daman and deals with the distribution of technological products in the Cyber Security area. As part of the Daman Group’s activities, he recently proceeded with the startup of Cyber Academy Italia, focused on the development of products and services in the field of security awareness. Always using Gruppo Daman as incubator, he proceeded to the start up of Lambo Archivio Personale.
Business Intelligence Consultant Smartblue
Computer engineer, extremley curious by nature, lover of innovation and the Italian startup ecosystem. Former student of Roma Tre and founder of NutriMe, today he works with business intelligence consulting in the SAP area of SmartBlue.
Presidente Roma Startup
Entrepreneur and technolgy professional, Gianmarco is one of the key players in the Italian innovation scene. He is a Professor at University of Rome where he holds the startup creation course. Since 2015 he has been the only Italian on the board of directors of Allied for Startups, an organization that brings together startup ecosystems from around the wrold (based in London). He is the founder and CEO of Scuter.
Director of LUISS ENLABS Acceleration Program, Augusto was part of the founding of two international startups and was a consultant for investment funds and member of the Board of Directors of Innovative Startups. His area of expertise is to find partners, customers and investors around the world to set up businesses. Cofounder and president of InnovAction Lab.
CEO Valica S.r.l.
Entrepreneur since 2001 in the digital industry, tourism and food and wine. Cofounder of PaesiOnLine.it and CEO of Valica.it, he has developed strong skills in Digital Strategy, Digital Advertising, E-commerce, Web Analytics and Content Management.
CEO Soundreef Spa
Davide d’Atri is the founder and CEO of Soundreef, the first Independent Management Entity that has contributed to the demise of the copyright monopoly in various European countries.
Member of Endeavor, he’s held seminars for Italy’s main Universities and for numerous companies.
Emanuele De Amicis
Product Manager Voverc
I have been dealing with full stack software consulting and development for 15 years, and since 2014 I have started working on a beautiful project that is Voverc, the current company in which I work. I am a strong supporter of innovation and I like to build products starting from the user experience.
Lorenzo Di Ciaccio
CEO Pedius srl
After 4 years working as IT consultant, he quit his job to found Pedius a phone service for deaf and hard of hearing people.
In 2013 Pedius became a Social enterprise, and helped more than 27.000 users to make their first phone call raising 2 million euro
Beside Pedius Lorenzo is also active as lecturer in business ethics
Sardinian, currently based in Rome. Degree in Natural Sciences, GIS and Satellite Remote Sensing expert, after working as an analyst in the GIS field decides to begin to understand how to do business and was thrown in the startup universe. It all started in 2013 with the participation at Startup Weekend Cagliari, from there it was swallowed into the black hole, participating in a lot of startups weekend, working on his own projects. He is currently CEO of ARMNet, a company that deals with integrating augmented reality to the management of infrastructure networks. Passionate about technology in every aspect, music, fitness, new trends. There is always a different way to see things and solve problems
Business Development Manager Travelstart
Gained international experience working on 4 continents in the last 3 years: Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. I was involved in Business Development and the launching of new projects. Being particularly passionate about startups, I worked with first class teams with exceptional backgrounds from Rocket Internet, Naspers, Google, and McKinsey. I helped to launch the first independent and global FoodTech startup accelerator in Italy.
Graduated in Business Economics and Co-founder of Filo. In Filo he deals with growth and everything that has the form of a number or an Excel sheet. 1st Kyu (brown belt) of Shinseikai Karate (full contact)
Passionate of exponential technologies such as A.I., Biotechnology, Blockchain and 3D Printing, he is one of the founders of Impactscool, an international organization dealing with training and dissemination on issues related to new technologies and the future. He attended the Harvard Business School and Singularity University, at the NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley, studying the impacts that exponential technologies have on our society.
He has served as CEO & Founder of some important startups such as Fotocopiagratis and Prenotaunavistia, today he is a mentor and Angel investor in various high-tech international startups.
Gianluca Granero, a former student of Roma Tre, is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. In 2007 he founded Memopal, a system for saving files to the cloud while they are working, which was bought in 2016 by Defenx PLC. Founder of PiCampus, today Gianluca as advisor, manager and trainer, actively supports and promotes numerous startups such as Filo, WeFix, Wanderio, wineOwine, Voverc, Moovenda and TiAssisto24.
CEO and Co-founder MedinAction
Gianluigi Guerriero (born July 6, 1987) is an entrepreneur and businessman who founded Giandi in 2009, MedinAction in 2014, Correzione Forense in 2016, LinkinRome in 2017 and he is project Manager in Chupamobile.
He followed Innovaction lab 2013 and he degreed in Law at Roma 3 in 2012.
Candidate Wired innovation Awards in 2016 https://goo.gl/dwQ9gf
CEO & Founder at IQUII & IQUII sport (part of Be Group) with 18 years of experience in key strategic projects, launching new marketing services, guiding business transformation, innovating new business, defining digital strategy and execution in different industries (banking and finance, retail and sport).
At the age of 21, I got interested in startups, so I won the WCAP Startup Award. When I was 23, I started my PHD in Computer Science, working on a profiling algorithm. I dropped out and founded BigProfiles: as a CEO, I built a team of 10 people and raised 700K of funding from venture capital firms in 1 year.
Academic Director of the University of Illinois Food Studies Programs, director of Gustolab, a scientific consultant for the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation. In 2012 Sonia won the international prize “Le Tecnovisionarie WomenTech: Women Innovation”; in 2014 she won the NAFSA TLS KC’s Innovative Research in International Education Award and was then Ambassador of WE Women for Expo2015.
Entrepreneur, lecturer and investor, Nicola has been working for over 20 years in the digital transformation of complex companies and organizations. He is the cofounder and investor of Stamplay, a mentor of the main Italian acceleration programs, as well as founder of the Innovation School of Rome.
Immediately after graduating in law I founded tutored together with two fantastic partners. In these years of activity I have gained experience in sales, product marketing, operations and in the construction and management of cross-functional teams. Full of enthusiasm, operational efficiency and a passion for new technologies are my main characteristics in my daily work aimed at the continuous optimization of traffic, revenues, engagement and brand awareness.
Partner studio Pontecorvo
Micol Mimun is a lawyer who assists Italian and foreign companies in day-to-day management and corporate transactions. She provides assistance and advice in favor of innovative start-ups for the phase of constitution, preparation and negotiation of investment contracts aimed at the entry of private and / or institutional investors into the shareholding structure, for regulatory aspects and in the field of equity-crowdfunding , both on the start-up side and in relation to the managers of online portals.
CTO & Lead Developer Hej!
Passionate about technology; with his studies in Computer Engineering he was able to increase his skills and start working in the startup world. Alumno of InnovAction Lab, CTO in Tutored at Enlabs, today he dedicates himself to the field of AI and chatbots in Hej!, where in the role of CTO, he began to “give life” to chatbots for important brands such as Sky, Lexus, Universal and Tezenis.
Consulente BI&AI Meware
IT consultant specialized in the design of business intelligence solutions with the use of analytical algorithms and artificial intelligence techniques. Founder of a startup active in fraud prevention, selected among the best in the world that apply artificial intelligence to cyber security, according to CBInsights.
Founder & CTO
Consulente per l'Innovazione
Passionate about technology, he helps big enterprises in the adoption of technological innovations into their business processes. Alumus of InnovAction Lab, in the last two years he is focusing on Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Blockchain.
Design Thinker, Designer, Maker and Entrepreneur since the late 80s, Alessandro designed processes, products and services for companies of any size and for the public sector. Precursor and early adopter in the digital and hi-tech industry, since the early 90’s he has been evangelist, system engineer and trainer for several of the largest international companies in the ICT sector.
Founder and CEO of MAPLE and cofounder and Vice Chairman of Roma Startup, the Rome Startup Ecosystem Association.
Of counsel Orrick
Chartered Accountant and Statutory Auditor, advisor to business accelerators, and to numerous technology startups, he follows the innovation paths of the Italian entrepreneurial fabric, promoting its competitiveness and spreading the culture of risk. Co-Founder of BAIA Italia – Business Association Italy America, I contribute to the definition of the vision and strategy of the association.
CEO Motorsport Gaming
After studying Computer Engineering in Roma Tre, Matteo combines his two passions, video games and engines, he founded his first company: Interactive Project, which develops video games for web and mobile. After the acquisition of the same by Motorsport Network, he leads the gaming division of the Motorsport Gaming group in which he is at the same time administrator, product manager, and designer.
CEO e Co-founder Trovabando
PhD in Banking and Finance and Professor of Competitive Strategies in Financial Services at the Faculty of Economics of RomaTre. For over 10 years he has been a trainer and management consultant on payment and e-money services on behalf of leading banking groups, telephone companies, and system integrators. Passionate about sailing and fintech. in 2016 he launched the online service trovabando.it which simplifies the scouting of public facilities for all Italian companies.
Giulio Maria Pezzini
Team Digitale Talent Garden
computer scientist, entered in the startup world thanks to innovationLab. Founder of a startup active in the chatbot sector and IT consultant for several other startups, I currently work in the digital team of Talent Garden.
Son, brother, husband and father, friend.
Innovation strategist, senior advisor, company manager.
Venture capital advisor. He started several startups.
Today CEO of www.kitzanos.com startup studio.
His motto has always been #avantitutta
Software engineer with main interest in innovation and entrepreneurship.
I love to think, design and develop distributed applications using different languages and frameworks, aiming to deliver always the best business oriented outcome.
CEO Accademia Domani
An enthusiastic lifelong learner, I love startups and innovation, and to apply mathematics and artificial intelligence to the most challenging problems of human existence: cosmology, ageing, health, beauty, security, society, the mind.
IT engineer, web applications and system integration expert, with a sincere passion for the Agile world. After years working as a pure IT consultant, he started full-time with Equity Crowdfunding at Two Hundred, leading the IT and web portal evolution project.
Co-founder e CTO Wanderio
Luca Rossi studied Computer Engineering and founded Wanderio, the app that allows you to compare all possible transport alternatives and buy the best itinerary with a single click. Curious about technology, startups, music and travel – the list may not be exhaustive.
Entrepreneur and freelance engineer
TLC engineer, agile and lean thinking advocate, cto and co-founder at scuter, since 2016 in the board of directors of Roma Startup. Contributing to platform design thinking as ecosystem designer.
CEO & Co-Founder of Filo, Giorgio has 15 years of experience in the IT.
Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and graduated in computer engineering at “Roma Tre” University.
Giorgio has worked as Senior IT Consultant for many international companies. Co-Founder of .NET Campus, and Operational Manager of “Technical Conference” in Italy.
CTO & Co-Founder Social Academy
IT engineer with strong experience in the startup field. He has worked in several European startups and in January 2017 he co-founded Social Academy, in which he plays the role of CTO. He also collaborated in the launch of DOCK3.
Federico Schiano di Pepe
Founder CoContest Inc.
Founder di CoContest Inc. first marketplace for interior design, 500 Startups alumni, Forbes 30 under 30 Europe.
He studied fashion design at the IED in Rome. In 2014 he participated in the last innovaction lab reaching the final with Wallfarm, a startup that then in 2016 made an important pivot from the entire above-ground cultivation system to the concentration towards the automation of this type of cultivation. Passionate about innovation curious about all areas, but mainly linked to food and fashion, key sectors of Italy.
Passionate about innovation, for many years he has approached the world of startups. He worked in the management of TIM Wcap Roma, he is the CEO of Stip and startup educator in the Roman high schools first with Bic Lazio and now with Lazio innova.
Entrepreneur, founder of FIFRA, a training and business consulting company, who has always been passionate about the creation and development of companies, the management and development of human resources, the business culture that he has spread among the school desks (for this reason he founded the Association non-profit CambiaMenti), in universities, business schools, companies, from startups to multinationals.