FinTech Leaders and Influencers in Italy
Le persone che devi assolutamente seguire per essere aggiornato sull'innovazione in ambito finanziario.
Global Research Leader Banking and Financial Markets
IBM Institute for Business Value
Paolo is one of the most respected voices in the FinTech industry globally, providing business expertise and strategic thinking to a network of executives among financial institutions, startups and regulators. He is Global Research Leader in Banking and Financial Markets at IBM Institute for Business Value.
Head of Southern Europe
Leading the growth of Southern Europe at Revolut, the most promising European tech scale up as is the only banking alternative designed for a global lifestyle.
Francesco Simoneschi is co-Founder and CEO of fintech development platform TrueLayer. He has significant experience in tech development, venture capitalism and financial technology. Francesco has founded, managed and grown a number of successful tech companies in the US and UK.
General Manager Italy & Southeast Europe
International mindset having worked in 10+ countries (Western and Eastern Europe, North and South America, Asia)
Deep knowledge of Financial Services and Fintech industry, advising leading financial institutions and challengers.
Co-Founder and COO/CMO
Oval is the smartest solution for digital natives to manage their personal finances all in one unique, intuitive app. With Oval, everyone can find the tools they need to start small and make their money grow. It lets you pay smart, track expenses, save automatically, realize your goals, and invest easily.
Oscar di Montigny
Chief Innovability & Value Strategy Officer
Expert in Innovative Marketing, Relational Communications and Corporate Education.
Creator of the Economy 0.0 principles which combine business and management with philosophy, art and science.
Passionate and motivating public speaker often invited to participate in many national and international forums and events.
CEO & Algo Trader
Antonio is Co-founder and CEO of Euklid and Co-founder of Quaternion Technology He has been invited as Speaker to the Future Investment Iniziative in Saudi Arabia. He writes for Datamanager and is passionate about Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Computing, Swarm Intelligence and Taekwondo.
Camilla Cionini Visani
Experienced senior manager with a wide range of skills: Corporate finance, internationalisation, International Relations and Public Affairs, Governance. Currently General Director of ItalianFintech, the Italian Fintech Association.
Country Manager Italy
A partire dal 5 dicembre 2019 Marie Johansson è country manager per l’Italia della società Tink, piattaforma svedese di Open Banking che opera nella creazione di servizi digitali. La nomina segue l’ingresso in Italia dell’azienda, con l’apertura di un headquarter a Milano.
Core Business Operations & FinTech Chief of Staff
Marco heads up the Core Business Operations & FinTech Chief of Staff Team of Deloitte Consulting and he's currently the Vice President of SIAT - Italian Institution of Market Technicians.
Co-Founder & CEO
Fintech Entrepreneur and CEO specialised in leading and partnering with large Organizations (Banks, Payment Institutions, Corporates) to innovate their offerings and building new products and platforms in banking, payments and digital services.
Co-Founder and Chairman
Investment Banking (Markets) and Asset Managment broad expertise. Now focused on entrepreneurial initiatives focused on finance and technology.
Founder & CEO
Comasco di una famiglia di imprenditori, dopo la laurea in Economia Aziendale alla Bocconi, l'MBA conseguito alla Wharton School di Philadelphia e i primi anni professionali in McKinsey, ho improntato il mio percorso professionale sulla sfida per l'innovazione: da Olivetti ad illimity, passando per Poste, Intesa Sanpaolo, l’incarico di Governo.
Group General Counsel
Skilled FinTech lawyer with extensive expertise in alternative financing instruments and regulatory aspects concerning, among others, investment crowdfunding and applications of the blockchain technology in the financial markets.
Laureata in Ingegneria Gestionale al Politecnico di Milano, è stata Business Consultant in Accenture occupandosi di Credit Processes, Basilea II, Credit Monitoring e Credti Risk Mitigation.
Nòva24 Il Sole 24 Ore
È giornalista caposervizio nella redazione di Nòva 24 del Sole 24 Ore. Appassionata di innovazione sociale, impact investing, filantropia, beni comuni.
Innovator and Cryptoexplorer .
Founder of Prestiamoci, the first P2P lending platform developed in Italy, after a long experience in Banca Sella group actually I’m broading my attention on new fintech models.
Journalist, Editorial Advisor and Content Strategist
EconomyUp, Forbes Italia
Experienced Editor In Chief with a demonstrated history of working in the publishing industry. Skilled in News Writing, Advertising, Editing, Media Relations, and Journalism. Strong media and communication professional with a Sociology focused in Theory and Technics of Mass Communications from Rome University.
Content creator, Youtuber
Marcello Ascani, nato nel 1997 a Roma e diplomato al liceo artistico di Via Ripetta, dichiara nella sua bio di Instagram di “essere un buon esempio per i vostri figli”.
SiamoSoci & Mamacrowd
Financial advisor with broad experience in all aspects of wealth management, risk control, portfolio structuring and fiscal aspects concerning the investments. Co-founder & CEO of SiamoSoci.com, the leading italian platform for angel investments in innovative startups and owner of the leading equity-crowdfunding platform Mamacrowd.com.
Co-Founder & CEO
After completing international professional experiences in consulting, investment banking and marketing for consumer goods I decided to specialize in the insurance industry.
Strategy & Innovation Director
Former Bain and Goldman Sachs professional with international experience across 30+ strategic and corporate finance engagements with Fortune 500 companies, I lead Strategy and Innovation at NEXI, a BainCap, Advent and Clessidra portfolio company, leader in the Italian financial technology industry with strong market positions in payment services.
I’ve been involved in innovation, management and digital activities for years: my personal and professional interests are agility methodology & lean, innovation management, design thinking, social media, digital communication, sw development, enterprise architectures, integration systems, big data, open data .. mainly I try to get out the comfort zone :)
CEO & Co-Founder
It’s a combination of fintech and banking skills and an entrepreneurial mindsets that has pushed me to co-found and invest in AideXa, becoming its CEO.
Founder & CEO
BacktoWork è la principale piattaforma in Italia che favorisce l’investimento in startup, pmi e progetti real estate da parte di investitori privati e professionali.
Il Sole 24 Ore
Giornalista professionista dal 1995, lavora per il Sole24 ore dal 1993 dove si occupa di finanza personale e mercati finanziari. Dalla nascita nell’estate del 2002 fa parte del team di Plus24, settimanale di approfondimento del Sole24, dove segue anche i temi della tutela degli investitori come gli effetti dei grandi crack
Banker. Manager. Entrepreneur. Founder.
I'm passionate about innovation and I'm deeply convinced that a new way of banking is needed and possible. Technology driven innovation is the engine of change and evolution. A different more efficient way of doing business must and will benefit the entire system. That's what drives my work and my focus.
MF - Milano Finanza
Da 11 anni redattore presso il quotidiano economico-finanziario MF-Milano Finanza. Esperienza nel campo digitale come produttore di contenuti per siti web, blog e social media.
Maria Teresa Minotti
+20 years in Sales & Marketing in FMCG and Business Development in financial services and digital payments with proven experience in high-level relationships building and complex negotiations.
Currently Country Director at PayPal Italy
Chair Social Innovation Italy
My company offer to support Solution Providers & Startups with innovative ideas and technologies in dealing with Banks & Insurance that want succeed in the new Open Banking world.
Experienced consultant focused on regulatory compliance for the banking sector, he is striving to foster innovation leveraging on RegTech. He is the co-author of the RegTech Top21 Report and Italy Financial Services RegTech Lead for EY
I am an international insurance and reinsurance leader with extensive experience with risk carriers and intermediaries. Along my commercial and underwriting journey at the convergence of reinsurance and retail insurance I have developed a unique perspective on B2B and B2B2C risk and distribution.
Silvia Bossio (Jones for friends) initially studied in the field of tourism that led her to learn about the road of technology and Bitcoin. She approached this sector a few years ago and continues to study while being a community manager and voice for Bitcoin locally and globally.
Carlo Alberto Minasi
Chief Innovation Officer & Growth Drivers Leader
Chief Innovation Officer at EY
Innovator, Game Changer and Strategy Consultant.
Founder of Pantry Trainer
International life experience in United States, Africa and many countries in Europe.
Marco Bellezza - avvocato, dottore di ricerca in diritto privato e nuove tecnologie, già Consigliere giuridico per le comunicazioni e l’innovazione del Ministro dello Sviluppo Economico Stefano Patuanelli e coordinatore della presidenza italiana della European Blockchain Partnership. E’ stato consigliere giuridico per il Vice Presidente del Consiglio Luigi Di Maio.
Gera & Partners
Board / Advisory Board experience
Trusted Advisor, with deep experience in Digital Strategy and Digital Transformation , serving in last 30+ years Financial Services leaders, in revenue growth, customer engagement uplift and cost reduction programs.
Senior executive and Investment professional focused on TMT, Technology (Software, SaaS, FinTech, proptech, Artificial Intelligence, Health, Telecom, Mobile, Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, IoT, IoE, Digital, Enterprise Software). Innovation based projects.
Gerardo Di Francesco
Founder & Managing Partner
Wide Group Spa
Founder and managing director of Wide Group Spa, the main insurtech broker aggregator in Italy, as well as the founder and vice president of the Italian Insurtech Association (IIA)
CEO & Co-founder
Co-Founder e CEO di Doorway, piattaforma Fintech di equity investing on line ed Angel Investor. Socia di IAG e co-fondatrice di Angels4Women.
Dottore commercialista e revisore legale, Partner dello Studio AIMG, con sedi a Bologna e Milano.
Soldo is a European FinTech startup, based in London, Rome, Milan and Dublin. Our international team has significant experience in payment services and unparalleled credentials in developing transactional systems and mobile products.
I ideated and I’m managing an international insurance think tank focused In IoT Insurance.
I’m internationally recognized as an insurance industry strategist with a specialization on innovation.
Currently leading Sella, the Italian banking group, where I started as a cashier in 1994.
Sella family’s tradition of innovation dates back to 1570, when our first textile company was founded, and passed through the first industrial revolution with the establishment of the bank in 1886.
Director | Innovation
Demetrio is passionate about innovation, change, startups, technologies, paradigms, paradoxes, languages, cultures and diversity. He built his experience starting from the information technology industry, converting to finance/insurance in one of the most dynamic and complex Italian banking and insurance groups.
Experienced General Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Strong operations professional skilled in Business Planning, Management, Risk Management, and Mobile Payments.
Founder & CEO
I love challenges and I always face them with a creative spirit without brakes or prejudices and a vision that goes beyond the single project to find a win-win solution for every people involved every time!
International business development professional currently developing the Italian Fintech ecosystem in Italy and Europe @Fintech District. Involved from the early stages of the career in the most innovative areas in the digital world.
Founder & CEO
Forward thinker | Founder, Enterpreneur and senior executive | Digital transformation maker and advisor| Top marketer and FinTech leader | Business innovator | Business Growth, Scale-up and turn-around maker | Startups advisor, angel | Writer I Speaker
Il Sole 24 Ore
Pierangelo Soldavini è giornalista del Sole 24 Ore, dove si occupa di tecnologia e innovazione. Da sempre è innamorato della poesia del mondo legato alla bicicletta.
Chief DigitaTrasformation Officer
I deal with innovation since 1996 and I am first mover in digital banking services.
Recently, I was co-founder in Hype, the Italian Challenger Bank, Fintech District, the first Italian fintech community and the first italian Open Banking API platform.
Head of Marketing and Operations
I'm working in Accenture since 2008 and I have taken part in several business consulting projects including finance, post trading, accounting, and organizational structures with lead Italian banking group.
Head of Global Digital Banking Solutions
Fintech manager and entrepreneur with more than 10 years of experience in financial services, Matteo is Head of Global Digital Banking Solutions at Enel X where he orchestrates the development of Enel X Financial ecosystem and the launch of services in the retail and corporate market.
General Manager Commercial & Banking Services per Mooney da gennaio 2020.
In precedenza dal 2017 è stato Direttore Generale di Banca 5 (Gruppo Intesa Sanpaolo). Nel 2012, Borgese fa il suo ingresso in ICBPI (oggi Nexi) in qualità di Direttore Payment Services e nello stesso periodo assume le cariche di membro del board in EPC (European Payments Council), ECC (European Clearing Cooperative), Bancomat, CBI e CIPA.
Benedetta Arese Lucini
Tech entrepreneur @OvalMoney, @Uber and @Zalora. Dreamer, Doer, and Daughter of an amazing entrepreneur! I started loving tech before I even knew it would shape my life!
CoFounder & Head of Growth
Fintastico is the place where to discover the most innovative financial services.
Fintastico curates a selection of fintech services and fintech news to address the financial needs of consumers, retailers, enterprises and financial institutions.
Co-Founder & CDO
User Experience and Product Designer.
My professional focus is on defining the digital strategy and designing with the users the experience of digital products and services.
Co-Founder & General Manager
Co-Founder e Direttore commerciale Opstart srl.
Co-Founder e Vicepresidente AssoFinTech (Associazione Italiana per il Fintech e l'Insurtech)
Calabrese trapiantata a Roma, coordina le sezioni Attualità e Fintech su Money.it e si occupa soprattutto di startup, finanza alternativa e trasformazione digitale nei servizi bancari e finanziari.
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Head of Europe
Nicolo started his FinTech journey as the Product Lead for the launch of the MEDICI platform and soon migrated to a partnership role first in the US and then in Europe. He currently leads business expansion in EMEA.
Owner & Founder
A high-integrity, energetic leader, able to envision and create successful outcomes in complex situations.
An effective communicator, who thrives under pressure and change.
Eloisa Marchesoni is better known as the youngest consultant in the Blockchain and A.I. sector, as well as influential author of articles for the major national and international newspapers.
Manager and entrepreneur in the Internet & high tech industry in Europe.
After being an entrepreneur my goal now is to help startups in pursuing their plans through dpixel. Our focus is seed and early stage financing and advisory for startups that have global ambitions. We target seed and early stage high tech investments in the media-tech space.
Senior Management Consultant
Innovative Payments Strategy Advisor
Senior Advisor specialized in helping Organizations (Companies, Banks, Payment Institutions, EMIs) innovate and build new business streams in the Digital Payments industry and blockchain field.
In 2014 I was among the first in Italy to deal with blockchain projects in the finance sector.
Web Editor specialized in business and finance
I have graduated in Management from Bocconi University. During my studies, I have worked for Radio Bocconi, Tra i Leoni, Campus, Real World Magazine, Saipem.
Director of Digital
Our mission is to provide mainstream payment instruments which are really omnichannel, leveraging and combining top notch digital services and a network of almost 50,000 points of sale
Arca Fondi SGR
Experienced Senior Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial Services industry (Banking, Asset Management and Fintech).
Emanuela Campari Bernacchi
Partner - Head of the Structured Finance Department
Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners
Emanuela Campari Bernacchi si occupa di operazioni di diritto bancario, di derivati e di finanza strutturata. E’ socia del dipartimento di Diritto Bancario e Finance di Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners ed è la responsabile del Dipartimento di Finanza Strutturata dello Studio.
Head of Innovation Orchestration and Fintech Strategy
Highly accomplished and results-focused leader with sound experience delivering scale/profitable growth for businesses via venturing, strategy, and partnerships projects. Record of managing VC/corporate investment transactions, covering deal life-cycle from origination, due diligence, and structuring to portfolio management.
Public Affairs and PR Consultant Blockchain and FinTech.
In a digital world in which everyone can be a communicator, communication has become a key tool for making a business successful.
Senior Partner, Business Operations & FinTech Leader
Paolo has 27 years of professional experience in the banking sector. The expertise developed during these years covers Large Operational and Technological Transformation projects in Corporate & Investment Banking sector (e.g. Capital Market, Treasury, Risk and Finance areas) and large banking groups, all Basel Risks, Capital & Performance Management, complex tech transformation programs, and FinTech innovative and disruptive projects (e.g. Blockchain and AI).
CEO & Co-Founder
I have a very strong experience in new businesses and new markets due to my long period spent in companies such as Seat Pagine Gialle (one of the most innovative italian companies early 2000), Lottomatica Group (now Gtech, serving as #1 in gambling in many countries in the world) and Euronet Worldwide Inc. (nasdaq EEFT, one of the biggest financial services providers in the world).
Chief Digital Transformation Officer
Senior leadership experience in Top Management positions, with 20+ years proven expertise at national and international level within diversified businesses, FCMG at Reckitt-Benckiser, Digital Commerce at Spesaclic.it and Finance industry at ING Direct.
I’m currently a Project Manager at Banca Sella, one of the most important European banking innovation “ecosystems”. I’m engaged in Open Banking projects for Wealth and Asset Management.
Executive with a wide experience in devising and driving B2B and B2C businesses, with specific focus on Investing & Financial Services Industry, ITC and TLC sector, Startups.
Head of Innovative Payments Observatory
Osservatori Digital Innovation
Ingegnere Gestionale e Informatico, negli anni da Ricercatore all’interno degli Osservatori Digital Innovation della School of Management del Politecnico di Milano ho acquisito esperienza e competenze sui temi Digital Payment, Fintech e Mobile Application, attraverso anche un confronto continuo con esperti del settore e del mercato.
Luca Giacoma Caire
Chief Marketing Officer
Deep understanding and experience in banking services (Retail Banking, Lending Business, Digital Banking and E-commerce) in Italy, Switzerland and Central Eastern Europe.