Paolo Barberis

Operating Advisor

Born in La Spezia in 1967, Paolo has studied Architecture in Italy and in Germany. After his graduation and a specialization in design from Domus Academy Interfaces, in 1994 he founded Dada (an acronym for Digital Analog Design Architecture) with some university classmates. Six years later, Dada went public on the Milan Stock Exchange. In 1998, Paolo co-founded the Italian branch of IAB (Internet Advertising Bureau) and, in 1999, the Italian chapter of ISOC (Internet Society). In 10 years he has led Dada to be a leading company with offices in Florence, Milan, Bergamo, New York, Barcelona, Paris, London, Worcester, Beijing, Rio de Janeiro and a team of over 700 people, mostly under 35.

Founder of Nanabianca
Founder of Dada