Director Biz Dev & Sr. Advisor – Barcelona, Spain
Daniele has international experience in Ireland, Italy, Silicon Valley, Thailand, and Spain. He has spent his first 2 years with Mind the Bridge in San Francisco, where he has managed and executed programs to support startups’ market expansion in the United States, designed the activities of several Mind the Bridge scaleup Programs, initiated the relationships with the first clients in Japan, and organized ecosystem building activities with Silicon Valley-based stakeholders such as the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center.
At the end of 2019 he relocates to Barcelona, where as Team Lead he delivers innovation advisory projects to large European corporate clients. Furthermore, he is responsible for partnerships with entities such as the International Chamber of Commerce and for Corporate Startup Stars, an annual ranking of the best companies worldwide for Open Innovation activities. Prior to Mind the Bridge Daniele has worked in the Italian Embassy in Bangkok, in a biotech startup in Bologna (CellDynamics), and has conducted academic research in Business Model Innovation.
A guitar player at heart, he practices yoga and enjoys wine tasting in his hometown in Tuscany.