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Carlotta Borruto

Executive Director

She is the co-founder of Italia Innovation where she leads the Education initiatives. She has been co-director of Fabrica Futures, the meta department dedicated to shaping the future of the research center founded by the Benetton Group. She graduated in Economics for Arts and Culture and General Management at Bocconi University.

Marco Mari

Executive Director

He is the co-founder of Italia Innovation where he currently leads the New Ventures. He has been co-director of Fabrica Futures, the meta department dedicated to shaping the future of the research center founded by the Benetton Group. He is Chief Digital and Creative Officer of Domori, the chocolate branch of the illy Group.

Gaia Salpietro

Program Curation Manager

Trained in an international environment, she joined the Italia Innovation team in 2018. Her career path has been characterized so far by important experiences in marketing management inside various public and private organizations with a strong focus on creative industries.

Caroline DeSantis

Communication and External Relations Manager

Graduated from Georgetown University, she took part in the Italia Innovation Program in 2016 and then joined the organization to lead its communication strategy.

Anna Pateras

Design Lead

She has a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from York University and joined Italian Innovation after participating in the 2017 Fellowship program. She has 4 years design experience working at international design and technology firms and is currently completing her Masters of Science in Strategic Design and Management at Parsons School of Design.

Giovanni Acerbi

Business Development Manager

He joined Italia Innovation at its earliest stage, after completing his studies in Law at University of Trento with a specialization in Food Regulations. He has also been visiting scholar at Vermont Law School.