Andrea Rota

Andrea was born in Turin, where he graduated in Civil Engineering at the Polytechnic.


With 25 years of experience in the technology sector, Andrea has had a dynamic and international career. He has actively contributed to the design and commercialisation of enterprise software in global cities such as Amsterdam, Seattle and Palo Alto. In particular, he was part of the founding team of SAPMarkets, an SAP spinoff launched in 1999 and dedicated to eCommerce.

During his career, Andrea also introduced new eCommerce formats at eBay, where he led global teams in product, sales and operations. At Spencer Stuart, she supported technology companies in identifying, attracting and appointing appropriate leaders to support their growth.


Andrea has not limited himself to advisory and leadership roles, but has also been an active investor, helping to launch and support over 50 start-ups. Many of the early stage companies he has invested in now successfully employ hundreds of people and are shaping the next generation of leaders in the technology sector. This is precisely why he won the Business Angel of the Year Award in 2019.


From January 2021, his goal is to support the innovation and technology sector in both Italy and Europe. This is why he has accepted the post of Managing Director of the Club and is committed to transforming it into an essential point of reference for the


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