As Chief Solutions Officer, Gianluca leads the development of dunnhumby strategy, brand, products & services and go-to-market approach. Prior to dunnhumby, Gianluca was COO at Reward, the leading card linked offer network in the UK, and developer of RBS MyReward loyalty program. His chief responsibility was to scale the business in revenues, products, customers, capabilities and partners, achieving a 300% growth in four years.
Before Reward, Gianluca was VP International at PubMatic, the leading sell side platform, with overall responsibility of building and growing their international business, setting up the UK, Germany, France and Australia/APAC offices.
Before PubMatic, he was New Media VP for Truvo, a conglomerate of European Yellow Pages, where the innovation he led grew online revenues to 50% of group revenues in two years. Prior to joining Truvo, Gianluca was VP Operation Strategy for Europe at Yahoo!, where he contributed significantly to the optimisation and rationalisation of several products, services, divisions and properties throughout Europe and North America.
Gianluca has a degree in statistics and finance from the University of Milan, and started his career at Citicorp/Salomon Brothers in the fixed income quantitative research and quasi-arbitrage group. Gianluca is also a mentor at Techstars Barclays Accelerator, and has been included in Tech Tour’s 2017 list of ‘Boldest CEOs and thought leaders in European Technology’.