Expertise / FOUNDERS PROFILE

Marco Bicocchi Pichi

Started his management career in the Information Technology and Services Industry with international business roles up to Marketing Director in EDS Electronic Data Systems, and VP Etnoteam where he led the start-up of Internet Consulting.

Management consultant with Ernst & Young working on Global Automotive programs, Principal with Booz Allen Hamilton Automotive and Information Technology practice recipient of the Professional Excellence Award , Chief Marketing Officer with Unicoop, Associate Director with AT Kearney.

Marketing, Strategy, Organization and Information Technology; held senior management marketing positions in business to business and business to consumer. Active Business Angel.

M.Sc. in Economics & Commerce, University of Turin (ITA); MBA, Nyenrode Business School (NL).

Neil Fryer

Automotive industry career holding senior positions in Lucas, TRW, Bosal and Fiat Group Automobiles.

20+ years experience in delivery of results in extremely competitive markets, often in adverse conditions, culminated in involvement in the turn-around of Fiat with Sergio Marchionne between 2004 and 2008.

Held international and pan-European organization responsibilities; strong capabilities of acting across differentcultures and in HQ to subsidiary dynamics; excellent people skills; ability to develop the strong working relationships needed to work successfully in stressful situations.

B.A. in English, University of London (UK); MBA, Warwick Business School (UK).