Graduated from the University of Pisa in 1996 in Maths & Computer Sciences and with an MBA in Marketing & Finance from the Smurfit School of Business in Dublin, Dario is an expert in managing digital business, strategies and growth.
With over twenty years of experience in the sector, he has held various strategic roles in management consulting firms and international organizations such as Telefónica, Accenture, PayPal, Expedia and Groupon – where Dario has held key roles in customer acquisition, online marketing, analytics, business development and corporate strategy.
In 2009, after various experiences in Ireland, France, UK and Australia, Dario briefly returned to Italy to join Expedia as Global Director of Destination Marketing, CRM and Analytics and in the position of Chief Marketing Innovation Officer at Bravofly Rumbo Group (now LastMinute Group). Until a few years ago he was also Associate Partner of Valdani Vicari & Associati and today he is a Partner and President of Indigo AI – a leading company in Conversational AI part of the group.
In recent years he has returned abroad as General Manager Growth at Hubzu (part of Altisource sarl) – a leading real estate company in the USA – based in Luxembourg. Finally returning to Italy in early 2020, he covered positions as COO of Sweetguest, a leading company in property management in Italy and as CMO of Treedom, in the environmental sector – before founding HomesToPeople in the digital real estate sector and Operae in the art collectors business.
As an expert in Innovation, Digital Transformation and Digital Marketing, Dario is lecturer and scientific coordinator at the 24ORE Business School and the RCS Academy and co-author of the book “Digital Transformation. Strategies and tools for tomorrow’s SMEs”, published by Egea in October 2017