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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Very keenly involved in a few Fintech initiatives, convinced that Fintech is deeply changing banking, passionate for Small Business Banking. Just founded together with Federico Sforza and invested into #Aidexa.
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.
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.
Amministratore canale Telegram
l mondo è sempre più digitale e non voglio rimanere indietro... per questo cerco di rimanere sempre aggiornato!
Non ho paura del cambiamento, lo voglio affrontare con consapevolezza!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Head of Fintech Ecosystem
Bocconi Students Fintech Society
Bocconi first-year MSc student with strong interest toward financial services, tech companies & innovation strategy
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.
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.
Antonio La Mura
Country Manager Italy
La mia passione per il settore è nata un po’ per caso e un po’ per vocazione. Fin dall’università sono stato appassionato di startup e durante la mia prima esperienza lavorativa nel 2014 ho partecipato all’espansione in Italia di una piattaforma internazionale di equity crowdfunding.
Innovation & Technical Manager
Mobile & Social Innovation Architect, Business Development, Digital Transformation Strategy.
Passionate about Fintech, Gamification and Quantum Computing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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
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.
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.
Alex Romano Milani
Experienced General Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Strong sales professional skilled in Marketing Management, Sales, Mobile Communications, and Go-to-market Strategy.
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.
Filippo Maria Renga
Research Director - Fintech & Insurtech Observatory
Osservatori Digital Innovation
It is the reference point for Italy’s entire financial ecosystem (banks, insurances, management companies, service providers, start-ups, institutions, etc.) to ensure that the disruptive changes that digital innovations are bringing to the financial world are managed in the best possible way.
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.
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.
Co-Founder & General Manager
Co-Founder e Direttore commerciale Opstart srl.
Co-Founder e Vicepresidente AssoFinTech (Associazione Italiana per il Fintech e l'Insurtech)
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.
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.
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.
Executive Director - Group Head of Innovation
Paola Papanicolaou, holds a degree in economics. She is very experienced in Wealth Management, Private Banking, Project Management and Innovation. She has worked in Citibank Greece, in Monte dei Paschi di Siena, in Generali Group, ATKearney and for different Olympic Games Committees.
Co-Founder & CEO
GenY science-centric entrepreneur @ Kellify.
I deliver hypergrowth at scale: I love building and scaling the executional fire-power to drive business and teams growth.
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.
Co-Founder and CEO
Trakti Co-Founder and CEO. I care R&D activities about Digital Ecosystems, Distributed Software, Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Supply Chain Management, e-Negotiation and Digital Business Models.
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).
Founder and CEO
Kaleyra Inc. (NYSE:KLR) is a multinational platform company, with operations in US, Europe, APAC & MEA. The Group provides mobile notification services for banks, e-commerce and any kind of small, medium and large enterprises, through a global platform. K
Blockchain Expert & Consultant
Smart Contract and Dapp Developer (Ethereum, Solidity, IFPS, Web3. j's, Python).
Blockchain Trainer for Companies, Startups, Law enforcement or the simply curious.
Linux System manager and Architecture Designer (RHCE).
Public Speaking black belt.
Fondazione ENEA Tech
CFO with over 20 years’ experience leading overall financial operations: annual and long-term financial planning, forecasting, corporate and business unit financial insights and analytics, management accounting, financial analysis, investment project evaluation, internal and regulatory reporting, accounting operations, ERP implementation, SOX operations, M&A.
Country Manager Italy
8+ years experience with startups on digital, mobile app and ecommerce, 5 years in fintech. Track record on launching new product on the market starting from scratch, building and setting up teams between marketing, design and product.
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.
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.
Federico Zambelli Hosmer
Passionate for new Business challenges, starting from scratch in innovative scenarios. 20+ years experience in financial services, executive and senior management level, strong background in credit, digital payments and SMB segment.