Advisory Board

LUPO RATTAZZI

Born in Losanna, Sweden on January 25th 1953, he is a descendant of the Agnelli family. The 5th child of Susanna Agnelli and Urbano Rattazzi. Since 2004, he has been the president at Neos flying company, a member of the Board of Directors of Exor, and the holding company of the Agnellis; and since 2001, president of the Italian Hospital Group, as well as the managing director of GL investments. He also founded a civic committee in Rome. He studied Economics at Columbia University, and then completed a master’s degree at Harvard University. Additionally, he worked at Lehman and Salomon, and was later pioneer of private European airlines and founded Air Europe. As well as president of Assaereo, Association of italian airlines,and member of Confindustria. Among other positions, from 1988 to 200 he was founder and president of Air Europe; from 2003-2018 a board member of EXOR NV (previously EXOR SpA and IFI SpA); and from 2005 to 2012 Vice President of Alpitour. Furthermore, he holds the following institutional positions: Board member of Finnat Euramerica Bank (since 2009); President of the Il Faro Foundation (since 2009); Board member of Coe and Clerici (since 2015) and Coe and Clerici Vianini Spa (since 2015), and a Board member of the Telethon Foundation (since 2015).

STEFANO QUINTARELLI

Stefano is a serial entrepreneur and former professor of information systems, network services and security. He is the founder of I.NET, the first Italian internet provider, and played an important role in the making of the Italian internet system. He was a member of the Italian Parliament in the XVII legislature, member of the Commission for Internet rights in the House of Representatives, and leader of Parliament’s Intergroup for technological innovation. Stefano is a member of the scientific committee at Bollati and Boringhieri and the Leonardo Foundation, as well as a contributor to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, President of the Italian Digital Agency Steering Committee, member of the Artificial Intelligence group of the European Commission, and a member of the leadership board of the UN-Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Additionally, he is the author of numerous articles and contributions, speaker at conferences on digital technology, regulation and competition; which stems from his interest in the intersectionality between technology, regulation, and markets.

MANUELA RONCHI

Manuela Ronchi is an entrepreneur in the world of communication, manager, writer, CEO of Action Agency, Founder of Action Media Ltd and of Value in Action. Graduated with full marks in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, Manuela began his entrepreneurial career as Communication and Image Manager for well-known artists and sportsmen and in events and television productions on behalf of Gerry Scotti’s Agency, a Company she had been part of from 1990 to 1995. During her career as a manager Manuela had been in charge of the image of popular characters, such as: Marco Pantani, Max Biaggi, Marco Melandri, Alberto Tomba, Marco Tardelli, Sebastian Frey, Andrea Lucchetta, Gianmarco Pozzecco and Maurizia Cacciatori, Adriano Panatta, Ivan Zazzaroni, Linus, Matteo Salvo, Diego Abatantuono, Max Calderan, and many others, standing behind the scenes. Acknowledged by Forbes among the 100 most influential women in Italy, in 2020 she publishes the book “Relationships are not dangerous. The importance of meeting in the age of social media” (Gribaudo), in which she retraces her long experience in public relations. Today, in addition to being CEO of Action, Founder of Action Media and Value in Action, Manuela is also Head of Communication & Special Projects of Hyperloop Italia, the hyper-fast capsule of Elon Musk brought to Italy by the innovator Bibop Gresta.

PAOLO DURANTI

Paolo Duranti, architetto, dall’inizio della sua attività professionale si è sempre occupato di business information ricoprendo ruoli manageriali e internazionali nelle più importanti società di ricerca (Nielsen, GFK), ora è Direttore Sviluppo in Auditel, la società preposta alla misurazione delle audience televisive.

I diversi ruoli ricoperti gli hanno permesso di interagire con numerose aziende in ambiti diversi, potendo così sviluppare le sue competenze in un panorama estremamente variegato: le Aziende Manifatturiere, la Grande Distribuzione e i Media.

Una parentesi professionale di 3 anni nel terzo settore gli ha inoltre offerto l’opportunità di utilizzare le proprie competenze manageriali al servizio di una eccellente organizzazione (CESVI); esperienza estremamente arricchente sia per la nobile finalità dell’attività svolta che per le straordinarie persone conosciute.

E’ stato vice presidente dell’International Advertising Association (IAA) e collabora con diverse università (Cattolica, Bicocca, IULM) e master (UPA, Publitalia) nei corsi di Marketing e Comunicazione.

Sposato, 2 figlie, amante della vela, sci, e musica.

 

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