Filippo SuraceFounder and CEO at Cube Labs
CEO at Gruppo Surace Health Care and Research. Associate Professor at the Temple University of Philadelphia College of Science and Technology; Founder and Member of several NPO organizations focused in life science; President of Lecce and Vice-President of the Regional Board of Confindustria Puglia – Health Care and Pharma Sector; Chairman at the Business Finance Unit in Confindustria Lecce; Active Entrepreneur with an impressive global network; Medical Doctor with Business Education.
Entrepreneur, investor and executive with over 20 years experience (pharma, health care sector, PE, VC) – CEE countries and in the US. Built and managed international operations up to 2,000 people, 100M $ revenue and 16 countries. Led successful turnarounds (KCR, Luxmed, Medicover, Medycyna Rodzinna, phase2micro), grew up, built, managed and sold successfully his own international business. Health care expert advising governments, being member of Boards of Directors in big companies, setting up influential health care think tank (CEE HPN).
MSc, former CEO of a global consumer health company (Novartis Consumer Health/ Gerber) where he worked in South America, China, Russia and Europe managing a country or a region, also involved in M&A and business development activities worldwide. M&A advisory boutique, a Partner in PE/VC company. Experienced in M&A transactions of all types (including successful exits), restructurings, licence and cooperation deals.
Ignazio CogottiExecutive Operations Officer
Executive manager with a multi-decade experience in the healthcare sector achieved in the best international corporates as well as launching spin-offs in the life science market generating 750+ mnl revenues in his carrier.
Renato Del GrossoExecutive Global Market Access Officer
Director Market Access & Government Affairs Intercept Pharmaceuticals Italy (2016-ongoing): Expertise in Market & Patient access and reimbursement at national and regional level of the new compound (Obeticholic Acid – OCALIVA) in the Primary Biliary Cho Cholangitis (Orphan Drug).
Massimo CiagliaMentor and Startupper
Degree in Information Science from the University La Sapienza in Rome with extensive experience in ICT consulting. Nominated Digital Champion in his municipality he appears in the Independent Experts database of the European Community as assessor of Horizon 2020. He actually works as mentor for different startups. Serial entrepreneur with a number of successful exits on the market.
Domenico ColellaExecutive M&A Officer
Avvocati Associati expert on M&A and private equity transactions. Domenico graduated with a law degree cum laude from Bari. He was in-house counsel at Banca Cattolica S.p.A. and afterwards associate at the Rome office of the international law firm Baker & McKenzie. In 2001 he co-founded the firm Portolano Colella Cavallo where he led the IP, Outsourcing and Technology practices.
Roberto PiciucchiExecutive Public Affair
Led negotiations with Oracle, in the Central Public Administration sector and led negotiations with Wind in providing Innovative Solutions for the Central Public Administration. Participated in the drafting of the first major e-commerce project for the Rome Municipality with KPMG Consulting SpA. Led negotiations on a global level with the largest multinationals in the field of Data Compression for Telecommunications systems based on Chaos Theory and Artificial Intelligence. Developed strategic relationships and connections in all areas of the Central and Local PA, in fields such as Banking, Green Economy and Energy.
Massimo FiocchiExecutive Corporate Governance Officer
Chartered Accountant and Statutory Auditor and founding member of Berardi Fiocchi Tirrito e Associati – Law and Tax Firm. He deals with tax law, focusing in particular on consultancy and on business income, direct and indirect taxes, corporate reorganization and international taxation. He has also acquired considerable expertise in matters relating to financial statements and company valuations. He has extensive experience in performing the duties of statutory auditor and auditor of companies and public bodies as well as liquidator of a special purpose vehicle.
Education path in US and Italy focused on image processing/cybernetics, marketing and communication. Past officer for the Italian ministry of industry agency for industrial development. 18+ years of experience on EU programmes for Research and Innovation. After 10 years as Head of “Res. and TT” Unit in T2i and interacting/supporting more than 500 companies, Mr. Dave is now Head of “Innovation and TT” Unit at the Italian Space Agency.
Dr Surace is an experienced knee surgeon working both in the NHS and the private sectors performing in the past as Johnson and Johnson knee fellow at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust (UCL) in London. He performs significant volumes of knee replacement surgery and hip replacement surgery. He is involved in performing surgical and innovative techniques startups abroad and since 2015 he has collaborated with Politecnico of Turin for a number of academic seminars and large multidisciplinary studies as head of clinical trial about total knee replacement prosthesis design, lateral reinforcement in ACL reconstruction.
Medical Director– Life Science/Outcomes Research/Biostatistics. M.D. and Epidemiologist active in Healthcare Management, Medical Affairs, Scientific Coordination, Outcomes Research, Regulatory Affairs. Salvator Mundi International Hospital, Rome, Italy. Collaborates with Israelis partners through Tel Aviv University, Israeli Industry Center for R&D, and multiple Venture Capitals.
Advisor on Innovation and Digital Transformation to Corporations and Startups. Anders has got experience in the areas of Sales & marketing, Business strategy & management, Technology evangelism, and Leadership, at local, Regional and Global levels in the Tech industry. He has had a 26 years long successful career at Microsoft and has held many different positions within Marketing, Sales and Evangelism, in Corp, Regional and Subsidiary roles at Leadership Team level. He has passion for digital transformation that provides business opportunities for corporations and startups.
A multi-faceted information technology executive and consultant with extensive commercial experience and expertise in the innovative management of large teams. Experience across sectors, in software development, consulting and logistics and transportation.. Has lived in the UK, Spain, Arabian Peninsula, Italy and studied in the USA. Experience as Professor at the Executive Master Business Administration, LUISS Rome, at the University of Naples, and at the Catholic University of Milan/Piacenza. Author of many books about Technology and Leadership. Adjuncts Associate Professor at MIT Boston US.
Sales manager with broad experience in strategic IT aspects of architecture, application and program management, always addressing IT innovation. Deep experience in energy and utilities, manufacturing and public administration industries. Good experience in early-stage startups, both in the traditional market as well as net economy. Business and Technology pacesetter with 25+ years of success strategizing and leading organizations at the brink of change and growth: redefining business, promoting digital transformation, and creating innovative strategy and vision.
International lawyer with 37-year experience in international and comparative law. Professor in comparative law. Member of the International Advisory Board of Hengchang Credit Beijing (China) in Italy. Honour President of Avvocats sans Frontier.
Impressive experience in the security world he worked for nine years ruling institutional duties at the State Police from 1990 to be later appointed to the Presidency Council of Ministers being involved in several operations of international security. Expert in Cybersecurity technology.
Nolan MacLeanExecutive Business Developer – USA
10 years of coaching in Mexico, South Korea, Poland and USA with various start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. Currently responsible of establishing our relationships in Poland and California. Educated in international business in California, Mexico and Holland.
Stanley DingCOO of Greater China
Begun his professional career as financial and business analyst in Singapore. Gradually shifting the focus into high technology companies, particularly in understanding the working relationship between finance and technologies. Undertaking a metaphysical approach towards subject matters such as emerging market, potential funding risk, and relevant core technology in a particular value chain.