A Special Initiative for You

The Leadership Series is an initiative organized to expose our students to the vast knowledge and experience of top leaders from international companies or other leading figures in the international economic and cultural overview. A unique opportunity to learn from their hands-on experience and have a talk with them.

May 2019 17:00 - 18:30
MBA Leadership Series
with Sarah Varetto
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Guests of the Leadership Series have included:


  • Edward Altman, Stern School of Business
  • Silvia Bagliani, General Manager Italy, Mondelez, former Kraft Foods
  • Sabina Belli, CEO Pomellato
  • Marc Benayoun, CEO, Edison
  • Patrizio Bertelli, CEO, Prada Group
  • Marco Bizzarri, President and CEO, Gucci
  • Allen Blue, Co-Founder LinkedIn
  • Philippe Bordenave, COO BNP Paribas
  • Cristina Bowerman, Chef
  • Vittorio Colao, Former CEO, Vodafone Group
  • Elsa Fornero, Italy’s former Minister of Labour
  • Alan Friedman, Journalist, Author and Documentary Maker
  • Clara Furse, Non-Executive Director, Nomura Holdings, Inc.
  • Marc Girardelli, Former Ski Champion
  • Sofia Goggia, Italian World Cup alpine ski racer
  • Patrizia Grieco, President Enel SpA
  • Brian Heyworth, Global Co-Head Financial Institutions at HSBC
  • Riccardo Illy, Chairman, Illy Group
  • Albrecht Kiel, Regional Managing Director Central Europe, Visa Europe
  • Peter Löscher, Chairman of the Board, Sulzer
  • Mohamed Mansour, Egyptian entrepreneur & businessman
  • Bill McDermott, CEO SAP
  • Mario Monti, President of Bocconi University and former Prime Minister of Italy
  • Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft
  • Christine Novakovic, Former Head Corporate & Institutional Clients and Investment Bank Switzerland UBS Switzerland AG
  • Lorenzo Pellicioli, CEO Gruppo De Agostini
  • Massimo Perotti, CEO, Cantieri Sanlorenzo
  • Alessandro Profumo,  President, Leonardo
  • Alain Rauscher, CEO, Antin Infrastructure Partners
  • Stefano Sassi, CEO, Valentino S.p.A. Howard Schultz, Former President, Starbucks
  • Domenico Siniscalco, Italian economist and former Minister of Finance
  • Sarah Varetto, European Director for News Development, Sky News
  • Ermenegildo Zegna, CEO, Ermenegildo Zegna


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