Speakers

Paolo Gallo
Paolo Gallo is a futurist, global expert in Human Capital, Future of Work, Leadership 4.0 and ICF certified Executive coach, Paolo is Adjunct professor in Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at SDA Bocconi Executive Education Milan. Paolo has served as Chief Human Resources Officer at the World Economic Forum in Geneva and has also been Chief Learning at the World Bank in Washington DC and Director of Human Resources at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, with prior experience at the International Finance Corporation in Washington DC and at Citigroup in London, New York and Milan, his home town.

Adolfo Fernandez
Adolfo Fernández is a Spanish executive and advisor, as well as an expert in business and product strategy. He is currently Head of Commerce Strategy at Google, where he is responsible for the business and product strategy for the Retail SMB segment from its global headquarters in Silicon Valley, California. With vast experience in international business development and program management in the digital ecosystem, Adolfo Fernández joined Google as Business Development Manager for Spain & Portugal in 2015, where he was entrusted with the customer acquisition strategy and operations for the company in the region. In early 2018, Adolfo Fernández took over the role of Global Program Manager to spearhead Google’s Internationalization advisory services, and in 2019 he moved to San Francisco to lead Google Shopping commercialization strategy for the SMB segment.

Juli Ferré Nadal
Juli has 15 years of experience developing international sponsorship strategies for top entertainment and sports properties. He started his journey with Cirque du Soleil in 2005 in Amsterdam, from where he switched into sports industry in 2007. After several years in Switzerland with FIBA, Juli returned to his native to Barcelona in 2013 to lead international sponsorship operations for FC Barcelona. In 2017 he joined AS Monaco FC as Commercial and Marketing Director with the main objective to boost the club’s development both locally and worldwide.

Bebe Vio
Beatrice Vio is a 24 year-old Italian Paralympic fencing athlete. She started practising when she was only 5 years old, but at the age of 11 she was hit by an infectious disease, that left her without part of her limbs. Nevertheless, after a couple of years she manged to go back to sports from her wheelchair, becoming the first and unique athlete in the world practicing fencing without arms. From 2011 she won all editions of the Italian championships and from 2014 all international competitions she was in, becoming the first in the global ranking. Of course, also the Paralympics brought her much success, by winning gold both in Rio 2016 and in Tokyo 2020.
Her passion and enthusiasm brought her to meet incredible people such as the Pope, Barack Obama (with whom she has a unique selfie in the White House), Ursula Von Der Leyen, who defined her “the future of the European Union”, as well as “an example for future generations in our continent”.