Stefano is co-founder and Chairman of Vintage Capital, a later stage equity fund and advisor focused on the Technology, Telecom, and Digital Media sectors.
He started his career at Schroders, where he worked in Milan, London and New York on several M&A and capital markets transac;ons, and was head of private equity at Sopaf Group. He also gained management experience in the US, at Infoseek, Inc. and held top management posi;ons at Virgilio, the leading Italian portal, where he was instrumental in all crossborder partnerships and joint ventures.
Stefano has held numerous board posi;on at invested companies: he is currently director at Linkem, a 4G fixed- wireless Italian operator. Most recently he was advisor to Banzai Spa, the leading Italian e-commerce firm, in its IPO on the Italian Stock Exchange, in the sale of Banzai Media to Mondadori and in the sale of Saldipriva;.com to Showroomprive.
He graduated cum laude in economics from Università Bocconi (Milan) and holds an MBA from Stanford GSB.