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We are convinced that a data-driven approach enabled by Artificial Intelligence can multiply the potential of any business.

Fabrizio Milano d’Aragona, co-founder and CEO of Datrix

Fabrizio Milano d'Aragona
CEO

Former Top Manager at Google Italia where he took part in the start-up and the success of the Italian branch. Responsible for the team growth and the development of commercial relationships, he became in charge of the Retail, Fashion and Local sectors. Passionate about new technologies and big devourer of political and economic essays, Fabrizio loves to spend his free time with his (for him always) small Luca and Simone. He adores all different shades of blue, in particular, the F.C. Napoli blue…

Claudio Zamboni
Chief Revenue Officer

Worked at Google Italy as Head of the Education, Entertainment and Telecomms sectors, contributing to their vertical growth. Holds previous marketing (Tim.it) and sales (virgilio.it) experience as well as numerous collaborations as a propagator of technology and digital media. Between one bit and another, he dedicates himself to the family and dreams of soon going back to his diving and adventure travels.

Mauro Arte
General Manager

Master in Business Administration at Rome’s LUISS Guido Carli. More than 20 years of digital experience – first at Ernst & Young, then at Excite Europe where he held the position of Sales & Marketing Director and eventually at Google Italia where, apart from being responsible for the commercial development of the Media & Entertainment sector, he held a leadership position at YouTube. Mauro is married with two children to whom he dedicates his (unfortunately) little time, along with his great passion for the black and white colours of Juventus FC.

Debra Fleenor
Head of US Market - President at Adapex

Debra is a passionate participant in the Internet economy for over 20 years, and has founded and consulted for several internet start-ups with the ongoing objective to drive innovation that disrupts, and grows new opportunities at the same time.

Filippo Trocca
Chief Innovation & Data Officer

After working client-side in Staples in Italy, France, Netherlands and United States, in 2014 he returned to Italy to work in advisory as iProspect’s head of specialists team inside the Dentsu Aegis Network. Since 2016 at 3rdPlace. Passionate about the artisan ice cream, he is able to taste it even at -15 degrees. He says that in order to burn that big amount of ice-cream calories, he often goes running and boasts about his past as 400m runner in his youth days.

Luca Filigheddu
Data Monetization EMEA Area Owner - Ceo at PaperLit

After his studies in Electronic Engineering, Luca spent 20 years working as a CTO and CEO for various technology companies, in Italy, California and the rest of the world. He was the keynote speaker at over 100 events in different countries and, before Paperlit, where he arrived in 2015, he spent a few years in BlackBerry managing the relationship with developers at a global level. In private life he is married with two children (almost taller than him). Despite being a super Cagliari fan, playing soccer is not for him, but if necessary he uses his 2 * Taekwondo dan for customers who don’t pay on time. Forewarned is forearmed…

Paolo Dello Vicario
AI for Marketing & Sales Area Owner - Ceo at ByTek

After 9 years of experience as SEO and Digital Marketing consultant, he founded the martech company ByTek (now part of Datrix group), while as engineer he calculated bending moments and turbine blades. Today he is also teaching coordinator of the Master in Artificial Intelligence for Business & Security at the University of Tuscia and scientific coordinator of Growth Hacking Master at Talent Garden Innovation School. A climbing and trail running junkie, he dreams about big mountains and has a great love for Monte Velino.

Andrea Ronchi
Machine Learning Model Serving Area Owner - Principal at 3rdPlace

Manager and entrepreneur with 13 years of experience in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and energy markets. He has managed projects and divisions of large industrial groups (Lufthansa AirPlus, Falck Renewables) and led the launch and consolidation of successful start-ups with technological innovation and environmental sustainability as common denominator. His favorite habitat is where the ambitious ideas are in the start-up phase, the heroic phase where passion compensates any consumption of energy. However, when it is necessary to recover energy, he hunts the wind with his windsurf, looks for peaks to climb with his skis or plays the piano.

Marco Belmondo
Chief Marketing Officer

Born in 1969 with origins in Ivrea. Worked in Milan, Turin, Bologna, Rome and London. Debut in advertising (Saatchi & Saatchi, Italia Brand Group), followed by finance in TradingLab (UniCredit group) as Head of Communications and Customer Service, then retail banking in UniCredit Banca and Banca di Roma as Director of Communications and e-Banking Services. He returned to investment banking in ABN AMRO and RBS, then in fintech with Epic SIM. Architecture, Fortitudo, molecular cuisine, real estate, Juventus, hospitality and family are his passion in a strictly inverted order.

Matteo Bregonzio
Chief Technology Officer

In 2011 he received from Queen Mary University of London a Ph.D. in computer science with specialisation in machine learning and data mining. In the same year he started working as financial derivatives analyst at IHS Markit (London). In 2015, after a short experience within Barclays Capital as senior analyst, moved to BNP Paribas (London) where he worked in OTC trading researching machine learning and Big Data solutions. Punk-rock music lover, plays electric bass, and dreams to relocate in a tropical island. Always available for a football game, he keeps fit by running during lunch breaks.

Pierluigi Vacca
Chief Product Officer

After a 3-year experience with Google USA as a Search Quality Evaluator (analysis of website research and positioning to improve the Google algorithm) participates at the Google Italia start-up as responsible for key Italian and international accounts. Fond of any sound of music (silence included), collector of vinyl, obsessive film and TV series fan, in love with anything in the south of Italy.

Cristiano Cirillo
Tech Sales Director

Contributed to the success of Google Italia start-up by dedicating himself to business in the Fashion, Local and Retail sectors. In 2011 he was appointed Head of independent agencies in Italy and team leader. Illuminated by the beauty of the contemporary art and passionate about cars from birth, Cristiano loves to spend his spare time with family and long-term friends.

Giuseppe Venezia
Chief Financial Officer

Giuseppe spent most of his professional life offering financial advisory services to Italian SMEs. In recent years – through his company GVA (acronym for Good Ventures Advisory) – has been focusing his efforts on innovation, helping start-ups as well as SMEs in their fund raising activities. Born in Irpinia, Giuseppe spends his free time playing beach volleyball and enjoying good food.