|The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, MBA||1995|
|Politecnico di Milano, M.Eng||1990|
Alessandro is co-founder and Managing Director of Novirian Capital. He is a seasoned executive professional with a unique and diversified background in venture capital, strategic finance and management, built over 20 years both in the U.S. and Europe.
Alessandro has completed several, successful secondary direct transactions, both at the portfolio level and single-company transactions. Among the most notable exits of the past 18 months, Infoblox (IPO), the DealMap (acquired by Google), newScale (acquired by Cisco), FTEN (acquired by Nasdaq) and Inphi (IPO).
Prior to Novirian, Alessandro was a general partner at KeyNote Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based, early-stage venture firm.
From 1999 to 2003, he was head of Corporate Finance, Corporate Development and Technology Investments at the Fininvest Group of Italy (owned by the Berlusconi family), one of the largest multi-media and communications groups in the world.
From 1994 to 1999, he was at Morgan Stanley in London, in the M&A and Restructuring Division, where he completed more than $80 billion of strategic transactions of the highest profile.
From 1990 to 1993, he was at Bain & Co. in Milan and London.
Alessandro holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with distinction, and a M.Eng. degree in Industrial Engineering (magna cum laude) from the Politecnico of Milan, Italy, where he graduated at the top of his class.