A graduate in economics and commerce (1987) of the University of Naples, he completed his studies in the United States, first earning a master's degree in management at Brooklyn Polytechnic University and later attending the advanced management program at Harvard Business School. He began his career by working in the marketing division of Laben (Finmeccanica Group) and then that of Procter & Gamble Italia; in 1990 he joined the Italian office of Booz Allen Hamilton (now named Booz & Company Italia), a management and technology consulting firm, where he was appointed partner and vice-president in 1998. Within this office he was in charge of developing activities in the fields of telecommunications, media, and aerospace, while also gaining experience in Europe, the United States, Asia and the Middle East; in Booz & Company he was chief executive officer until June 2011, with assignments also of an international scope. Since May 2011, he has been founding member of Italian Busines & Investment Initiative, Why Italy Matters to the World, with registered office in New York, with the purpose of facilitating the meeting of Italian SME with U.S. investors. From November 2001 to April 2006 he served in the committee for surface digital television instituted by the Communications Ministry and from July 2002 to September 2006 he was director of the Italian Centre for Aerospace Research. He has been a director of Enel since May 2002 and held the same office at Data Service (currently B.E.E. Team) from May 2007 to October 2008.
Last update: April 15, 2013