Paolo RaineriInnovation & Services Manager @ Novartis Italia

Paolo Raineri is:

C-level Executive with >10 years experience in digital innovation and data driven projects in IT, Tech, Industrial, Consulting and Startups industries. 8 years as a CEO in a Big Data Analytics startup. Passionate about Sustainability, Biology, Innovation and how their contamination will lead the next future.

More than 7 years expertise in digital transformation/change management with a focus on how to nudge people mindset shift.

General management expertise (as a manager and as an entrepreneur): P&L, Sales, Marketing, strategy, Agile management, Fund raising, Business planning, managing small units or small startups. 5 to 50 people.

— International experience: managed or worked in projects involving colleagues from ITA, USA, UK, FRA, LUX, POR, PHI, IND. Studied in Italy/USA.

Brand ambassador for the Italian AI startup Factory.

— Since May 2022 he is involved in the Innovation & Services team in Novartis.

— In the previous 4 years he joined two International Corporates. He has been the Head of Business Development for the BI software of Engineering Ingegneria Informatica Spa. Then in Altavia Group (DISKO subsidiary) he was the Client Leader bringing innovation into digital marketing. He got the chance to be the Chief Digital Officer in, a small HrTech startup working on behavioural change at work.

— Previously he has been the CEO and co-founder of MYagonism srl for 8 years leading it from the Italian “province” to MIT and NCAA recognitions.

— Winner of the OW2 market award + Best Project award at OW2con 2018 with KNOWAGE software | Top-five selected business ideas in Europe at the ICT Spring Europe 2016 in Luxemburg | selected within the best sports analytics innovations in the world at 10th MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, Boston 2016 | Selected Guest Entrepreneur to host Thione Niang during his north Italy business tour (ITA) 2015 | Italian representative at the European Maritime day, Goteborg (SVE) 2012 – HORIZON 2020 Capacity building Mediterranean Environment Programme – MIO ECSDE; ACR+; UNEP/MAP.

Passionate and engaged in non-profit associations with social impact. He co-founded For-mare Onlus (marine biology and ecology divulgation and research) at the age of 22. He co-founded Activators Pavia (Network of innovators in Italy) at the age of 26. He has been a student representative for the whole academic period and He has been a board member of the University of Pavia EdisU institution for 5 years.

— Faculty member, Professor and Lecturer in several data driven business and data monetization masters.


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