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Barbara Poggiali

She graduated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with multiple engineering degrees S.B. in 1984, S.M. in 1985 and PhD in 1987. She began her professional career first at McKinsey and then at Bain. From 1995 to 2000 she was at Omnitel (now Vodafone Italy) as Head of Strategy and Head of Consumer Marketing and Sales. She then joined E.Biscom S.p.A. (now Fastweb) as Chief Operating Officer until 2002, and then Cable and Wireless Plc. as Mobile Services Group Director. From 2004 to 2011 she was in RCS Mediagroup as Chief Development Officer and, finally, from 2009 to 2011 as CEO and General Manager of Dada S.p.A.. From 2014 to 2017 she was Head of Strategic Marketing at Poste Italiane S.p.A., and Chairman of PosteMobile. She is currently non-executive board member of various publicly traded companies: Falck Renewables S.p.A. (since 2012), SnaiTech S.p.A. (since 2013),ASTM (since 2013) Elica S.p.A. (since 2018) Fabrick S.p.A. (since 2018); she is also director of Bocconi University. From January 21 2019 she is head of cybersecurity division of Leonardo S.p.A..