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.
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.
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.
Politecnico di Milano
Docente di 'Corporate Finance' (LM Management Engineering) e 'Economia e Organizzazione Aziendale (LP Ing. della Produzione Industriale, campus di Lecco). Direttore scientifico dell'Osservatorio Minibond e dell'Osservatorio Crowdinvesting della School of Management
Programma di crescita dedicato all’Open Innovation nel mondo Insurtech, basato su un modello di collaborazione tra startup, partners e Vittoria Assicurazioni.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Sono milanese, classe 1983. Dopo la maturità classica mi sono laureato in Fisica all’Università degli Studi di Milano. Nel maggio 2012 ho lasciato la multinazionale Accenture, presso la quale ho lavorato per quattro anni in qualità di Technology Consultant, per diventare collaboratore e socio di minoranza di una giovanissima società attiva nell’ambito delle tecnologie informatiche.
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
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.
Gruppo Bertoldi & Walliance
Walliance è la piattaforma di crowdfunding che ti permette di raccogliere denaro fino a 5 milioni di Euro ed equilibrare così il capitale necessario per il tuo progetto imprenditoriale. Offre una soluzione pratica ed elegante per raccogliere fondi e gestire con sicurezza e velocità tutti i processi burocratici legati alla raccolta di risorse finanziarie, mettendo a disposizione degli offerenti, uno strumento di marketing dall’elevata capacità di brandizzazione.
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.
Pioniere dell’online banking in Italia, dopo l’esperienza in McKinsey, dove ha promosso il progetto di una banca diretta, proseguito poi in Rasbank, diventa Amministratore delegato di Ing Direct e dal 2008 Amministratore delegato di Che Banca!, per poi diventarne il presidente qualche anno più tardi. Nel 2015 fonda Conio insieme a Vincenzo Di Nicola.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Senior Marketing and Communication Specialist
Senior Marketing and Communication Specialist with significant experience in digital marketing and communication strategies, partnership and business development, product marketing management, growth project management.
Passionate about venture capital, female entrepreneurship, fintech disruption.
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.
Vincenzo Di Nicola
My 3 passions: Technology, History and Numismatics. And I'm grateful to live in a moment of human evolution where I can contribute to these 3 fields at the same time. I co-founded Conio, leading cryptocurrency company in Italy, to pursue this goal.
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.
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.
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.
Head of Fintech & Insurtech Observatory
Politecnico di Milano
Laura Grassi, PhD is Assistant Professor of Investment Banking at Politecnico di Milano and Vice-Director of the International MBA at MIP Graduate School of Business.
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.
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
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.
I have 25 year experience in working with international law firms.
I gained a significant expertise in assisting clients in corporate transactions, including cross border M&A, private Equity, capital market transactions, financial service regulation, banking, alternative finance and payments.
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.
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.
CEO & Innovation consultant
Fleap.io - Sandbox Srl
SandBox è la prima piattaforma che si basa su Hyperledger Blockchain solution per l’erogazione e lo scambio di token digitali che rappresentano asset finanziari di difficile liquidabilità, mobili o immobili.
Country Manager Italy
Leading the expansion of Qonto into Italy, for making business banking easier.
Management engineer experienced in various sectors, with special focus on highly scalable digital services.
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.
È Direttore del Centro sulla Finanza per lo
Sviluppo e l’Innovazione.
È Direttore Generale di AIFI l’Associazione Italiana del Private
Equity, Venture Capital e Private Debt.
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.
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
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.
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.
CTO Blockchain & Digital Currencies - University Programs Leader
Technical Sales Manager with an extensive background in blockchain and digital economy, with a passion for solving complex IT challenges combined with exceptional communication skills at executive levels.
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.
Ignazio Rocco di Torrepadula
Founder & CEO
30 years in Financial Services, with a bias for innovation and a special attraction for technology. Fintech entrepreneur. Lover of Europe and of my country, Italy.
Founder & CEO
A “bank account enabled” mobile payment platform that is independent from debit and credit card networks. The consumer app is available for anybody with a bank account, while merchants both online and offline can accept payments using any kind of device and POS.
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.
Matteo has been actively engaged in the FinTech space for over 20 years and has deep connections amongst global banks executives, startups and investors. He knows how to bridge traditional banking with new or disruptive technologies, because he understands both.
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.
Mi chiamo Pietro e il mio mondo è la finanza personale.
Guadagnare, spendere, risparmiare ma soprattutto investire: ciò che facciamo ogni giorno rientra in queste 4 azioni.
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.
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.
Reale Group - Reale Lab 1828
My background is in Business Innovation and Finance and I have gained over 15 years’ experience in innovation, investment and change management at KPMG, Fiat Group, Banca Sella and Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center. Starting from 2019 I'm Innovation Leader at Reale Lab 1828.
Head of Innovative Payments Observatory and Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Observatory
Politecnico di Milano
Experienced Researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the research industry. Skilled in Digital payment, Blockchain & Distributed Ledger, Mobile Application, Fintech, Innovation in Retail, Business Planning, Innovation Management and Management.
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.
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.
Head of New Business Development
13+ years experienced business manager, currently Head of New Business development at Mooney (formerly SisalPay) leading 2 new lines of business development (EasyCassa and Mobility. Additional responsabilities at Mooney are leading Open Innovation initiatives and Banca5-SisalPay post-merge Integration PMO team.
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.
Co-Founder & General Manager
Co-Founder e Direttore commerciale Opstart srl.
Co-Founder e Vicepresidente AssoFinTech (Associazione Italiana per il Fintech e l'Insurtech)
Co-Founder & CEO
Virtual B Spa
"I believe in numbers, data, and real human emotions and I have been lucky enough to put them together in my journey in fintech". I left the traditional investment business in 2009, to found a fintech company called Virtual B, and I love my job.
Innovation & Fintech Expert
Among 15 most influent Italian women in Innovation in 2017 - Digitalic -
30 most influential Fintech professionals in Italy 2018 - Medici -
Law, Technology and Business management.
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.
Tech Strategist & Software Architect with a strong background in open source and emerging technologies.
Expert in design, agile planning and development of high performance and high concurrency web applications.
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.
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.
Group Head of Business Development & Partnerships
As an ex-management consultant and, previously, investment banker in the FIG space, I am a passionate business professional now giving his contribution to innovate and transform Generali Group's business, especially through partnerships with innovative companies.
Applying Data Science & Artificial Intelligence to Finance: modefinance develops solutions for Risk Assessment & Management, as the first official Fintech Rating Agency in Europe.
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.
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.
Innovation & Technical Manager
Mobile & Social Innovation Architect, Business Development, Digital Transformation Strategy.
Passionate about Fintech, Gamification and Quantum Computing.