Giovanni Strocchi has 25 years experience in digital innovation, big data services, communication, sales and marketing, in multi-cultural international organizations and startups.
Giovanni Strocchi is the former CEO of ADmantX which he drove to become the leading data provider of contextual advertising, advanced brand safety and 1st party Audience Profiling up to the recent acquisition by Integral AdScience (IAS) backed by Vista Equity Fund.
A passionate innovator, he focuses his experience on launching and developing new technology and digital business initiatives. He is an active Angel Investor (Italian Angel Association Screening Board Lead Member) and active Board Member in different Start up with more than 25 personal Investments (2 exits). Member of I-COM (Smart Data Global Forum) Start Up Selection Board. He has recently co-founded Foolfarm, a new AI focused Start Up Studio in Italy.
Prior to ADmantX, Giovanni held key roles in the Vodafone Group in London, where he was responsible for developing the worldwide business offering and assisting with key partnerships and acquisitions. Previously, he was Senior Consultant at McKinsey, Board of Directors member at Technogym (launching two new start-up initiatives), and held positions at TIM and Alcatel.
Giovanni has a degree in Electronic Engineering with a major in Computer Science & Telecommunication and an international MBA.
Antonio Achille is the global head of McKinsey’s luxury sector, and he is part of the leadership team of the Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail Practices globally. He is also responsible for the consumer and retail team in the Mediterranean area.
Antonio has over 20 years’ experience in advising national and international groups on issues that include corporate strategy, growth acceleration, organization redesign, and post-merger integration. The geographical scope of his work includes China, Europe, Korea, the Middle East, North America, and Turkey.
On behalf of McKinsey, Antonio is responsible for the Digital Luxury Experience Observatory, developed in partnership with Altagamma, which provides an in-depth analysis of key consumer and industry trends annually.
Antonio is extensively quoted as a luxury and consumer expert in Italian and international media, such as the Financial Times, The New York Times, The Economist, Bloomberg, CNBC, Fashion Illustrated, The Business of Fashion, Harvard Business Review, Il Sole 24 Ore, Corriere della Sera, Mark Up, and MF fashion. Before joining McKinsey, Antonio was a partner and managing director at global consulting firm, where he led its global luxury practice.