Research Output per year
Paolo has a long experience in startup and innovation: he is Co-founder of Vertical, an Open Innovation company making businesses better by adding startups to the equation. Paolo has been involved in business acceleration and startups for several years; as Director of AppCampus at the Aalto University-Microsoft-Nokia program with a 21M€ fund, as Advisor (TechMinsk, Energyspin), Mentor (Startup Bootcamp, Startup Sauna), and running a 7 million people, 10M USD/year online community as a Vice President at Fox Mobile Distribution in Germany.
Earlier Paolo spent 12 years at Nokia developing his Go To Market & Business Development Skills across the world, spending five years in Singapore, living in +1- countries and visiting +60 ones. Earlier in his career, he developed his Change Management and Process Improvement skills with General Electric in Italy and USA HQs.
Paolo has a degree in Management and Production Engineering from University Politecnico di Milano, with a passion for helping create new business and develop existing ones.
Polytechnic University of Milan
1 Aug 1984 → 1 Feb 1993
Award Date: 1 Feb 1993
Advisor, TechMinsk Accelerator1 Aug 2019 → …
Vice President, Fox Mobile Group (FMG)1 Jun 2019 → 31 Dec 2019
Advisor, Energy Spin1 May 2017 → 31 Dec 2018
Advisor, Limitless.app1 Aug 2016 → …
Co-founder & Board Member, Vertical1 Feb 2015 → …
Mentor1 Aug 2013 → 31 Dec 2019
Advisor, UBI Global1 Apr 2013 → 31 Dec 2017
Director, AppCampus Accelerator, Aalto University1 May 2012 → 31 Mar 2016
Advisor, MusicSense1 Jan 2012 → 31 Dec 2018
Advisor, GoalShouter Srl1 Jan 2011 → …
Coach, Startup Sauna1 Sep 2010 → 31 Dec 2019
Director, Nokia Oyj1 Oct 1996 → 31 May 2019
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter or book article › General public