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Mario Costantini

Mario started his professional career in 1999 after he graduated, with honors, in Electronic Engineering with specialization in Neural Networking and Robotics.

Between 1999 and 2003, as a consultant, he coordinated several Internet startup projects, the design & development of the first value added services for Telco and mobile operators.

In 2003 he started his career in Intesa Sanpaolo dealing with innovative technologies, with initial focus in telecommunications and cyber security. He designed and built the first multimedia corporate services in Italy, being involved with Web TV live, Web TV on demand, VoIP, Unified Collaboration, Web Collaboration, digital signature and paperless solutions.

In 2009 he started working on strategic projects for Intesa Sanpaolo with focus on innovation and digital transformation. In 2014 Mario set-up the Fintech Open Innovation department of the Group within the Chief Innovation area and in 2018 he started managing Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center SpA, where he was the General Manager of the firm.

Since July 2017 he was appointed CEO of Neva Finventures SpA, the Corporate Venture Capital vehicle of Intesa Sanpaolo Group.