FacilityLive at a Glance

FacilityLive is an Italian high tech startup with global ambitions, based in Pavia, London and Brussels. It develops a next generation technology for the organisation, management and search of information with patents granted in 46 countries worldwide.
Founded in 2010 by Mariuccia Teroni and Gianpiero Lotito, innovators for over twenty years in the testing of digital technologies in the publishing world, FacilityLive is already adopted by leading Global and Pan-European companies and world-class system integrators.

FacilityLive at a Glance

FacilityLive is an Italian high tech startup with global ambitions, based in Pavia, London and Brussels. It develops a next generation technology for the organisation, management and search of information with patents granted in 46 countries worldwide.
Founded in 2010 by Mariuccia Teroni and Gianpiero Lotito, innovators for over twenty years in the testing of digital technologies in the publishing world, FacilityLive is already adopted by leading Global and Pan-European companies and world-class system integrators.

Where we are now

50M€

Fundraising

100

Shareholders

9

Shareholder FLievers

225M€

Company Valuation

Our Journey

Founders

Mariuccia Teroni

Chair & Deputy CEO

Expert in publishing techniques and information treatment with an extensive career in pioneering digital technologies for the publishing world. She was Adjunct Professor of Multimedia Publishing laboratories at the University of Milan and she is currently Adjunct Professor at the Master in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the University of Pavia in cooperation with FacilityLive. She is author of technical books that are adopted in prestigious Italian universities and journalism schools and speaker at conferences and seminars on academic and business topics. Together with Gianpiero Lotito, she is the Founder of FacilityLive.
From 2014 to 2015 Mariuccia was Digital Icon of Watify – Stimulating Digital Entrepreneurship and from 2014 to 2016 she was Ambassador and Digital Icon of e-Skills for Jobs (two projects under the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs of the EU Commission).

In 2015 she received the Gold Medal of the city of Pavia for her commitment and contribution to technology innovation and she was selected as one of the four Successful Women Web Entrepreneurs by a project of the European Commission.

From 2015 to 2018 she was Sector Representative in the board of Pavia’s Industrial Association.

In 2016 she was appointed VP for Digital Society of ANITEC (Italian Industrial Association of Digital Companies and Board Member of DIGITALEUROPE) and in 2017 she became also Deputy Chairman of the association until the merging of ANITEC with Assinform in September 2017.

Since October 2017 she has been Member of the General Council of ANITEC- Assinform.

Since 2016 she has been Member of the Advisory Board of MIBE (Master in International Business and Entrepreneurship of Pavia University).

From 2017 to 2018 she was Ambassador of Watify – Boosting Technological Transformation: the project of the EU Commission for the modernisation of Europe’s industry.

In 2018 she is appointed Member of the Board of Pavia’s Industrial Association for 2018 and 2019.
She is often interviewed by global media companies like Vanity Fair, RAI, Mediaset, Corriere della Sera, Radio 24, Startup Europe, Panorama, Education Technology UK.
In 2019 she becames a member of the Advisory Board of STEAMiamici, an Assolombarda’s project for the diffusion of digital skills.

Gianpiero Lotito

CEO

Expert technologist with an extensive career in pioneering digital technologies for the publishing world. He was Adjunct Professor of Multimedia Publishing at the University of Milan and he is currently Adjunct Professor at the Master in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the University of Pavia in cooperation with FacilityLive. He wrote books and articles on technology for major Italian editors like Bruno Mondadori, Sperling and Gruppo Espresso. Together with Mariuccia Teroni, he is the Founder of FacilityLive.

From 2014 to 2016 Gianpiero was Ambassador of e-Skills for Jobs: a project under the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs of the European Commission.

In 2015 he received the Gold Medal of the city of Pavia for his commitment and contribution to technology innovation.

In 2016 he was the Innovative Entrepreneur that the Italian Minister for Economic Development chose to represent Italy at the European Council for Competitiveness held in Amsterdam.

From 2017 to 2018 he was Ambassador of Watify – Boosting Technological Transformation: the project of the EU Commission for the modernisation of Europe’s industry.

On October 2nd 2018 he was the first Italian non-politician invited to speak at the General Assembly of the United Nations in the last 20 years with a speech entitled “Technology and peace”and on December 19th 2018 he was appointed as the new President of the European Tech Alliance.

He is often interviewed by global media companies like: BBC World News(press, TV and radio), CNN, Daily Telegraph, CNBC Global, France Info, SKY News, Bloomberg TV, RAI, Mediaset, POLITICO, Huffington Post UK, Süddeutsche Zeitung.

He is often speaker at prestigious events in the academic, scientific and business spheres such as events hosted by the European Commission, the European Parliament, the European Internet Forum, TEDx etc.

Management

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Luca Sangalli

He was CFO and CEO of small and medium Italian companies before launching, managing and administrating three Private Equity Funds together with Paolo Vacchino.

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Luca Ballista

Luca Ballista graduated in Marketing Management at Bocconi University Business School in 2013. He defines himself an innovation enthusiast and marketing addicted. Since his graduation, he has been working in the field of innovation with startup ecosystems.

Since 2015 he has been working in FacilityLive where he is now responsible for Product Marketing and in particular for all the activities related to the technology application in the market for the creation of B2B and B2C platforms, in partnership with private and public stakeholders.

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Davide Lazzari

Responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of the overall FacilityLive software products. He has architectural and design experience along with coding competencies in many programming languages including Java Enterprise, Front-End technologies and Web stuffs. He has knowledge of semantic search, social network interactions. Before joining FacilityLive he covered positions at Buongiorno, S.A.T.A., Viper Microcomputer, Tecnocad.

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Carlo Fossati

Carlo oversees the corporate direction for FacilityLive’s global administration, legal and strategic planning. From March 2005 to September 2013, Carlo served as VP Europe and Group CFO of LocalEyes, an international consulting company that provides software localisation and global marketing content management. Carlo has a Ph.D in Management from Bocconi University and a M.D in economics from Pavia University.

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Ian Walmsley

Ian has substantial leadership experience in the technology sector having sat on the senior management team’s of several early stage private and public companies that have grown rapidly from start-up to multi-million £ international operations. Working with a wide range of strategic partners in the automotive, manufacturing and financial services sectors, including Avivia, Hitachi, AXA and Lloyds Banking Group, Ian has a strong track record of developing highly innovative, compelling and award-winning partnership-based propositions.

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Fabrizio Porrino

In his role as SVP Global Public Affairs, Fabrizio is responsible for the global positioning of FacilityLive.
Fabrizio is a regular speaker at international events, and he is often invited by various EU Institutions as an expert in the areas of ICT, innovation, startup, tech, and policy-making.
For FacilityLive he is currently a board member of the European Internet Forum and of the European e-Skills Association and a member of the steering group of the European Tech Alliance. He is a former member of the board of Anitec and of the steering committee of the European Business Summit.
Before joining FacilityLive, Fabrizio worked for the Think Tank of the European Parliament, for the European Commission, and for Yahoo in Dublin and California.
He is an Alumnus of the College of Europe (scholarship by the Italian Government), of Science Po Bordeaux (Erasmus scholarship) and of the University of Turin (Edisu scholarship).

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Gianpiero Perri

Responsible to manage FacilityLive’s relations with Italian institutions and associations to generate business and communication opportunities. He has been General Manager of APT Basilicata until January 2016. In his career he coordinated prestigious activities such as the Virtual Museum of Iraq and the organisation of important events such as “Mille Italia, Una Patria” (Vittoriano,Roma) and with Francis Ford Coppola during EXPO Milano. He was Managing Director of the company of Carlo Rambaldi, the creator of “ET and King Kong” as well as the winner of 3 Oscars. He created the “Angel Flight” famous attraction in Basilicata. He has been a member of the Scientific Committee supporting the department cultural heritage at CNR.

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Eliana Pelizzoli

As Head of Legal Eliana provides high-level legal advice on corporate procedures and policies and manages legal services for all of the company departments. Before joining FacilityLive, she worked for nearly 15 years in IBM as contract negotiator and legal contract manager in the Legal Department for several Italian and International corporate clients, and as Customer Solution Executive for the definition and signature of outsourcing deals with major Italian and international companies.

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Corrado Maver

Responsible to support the corporate direction for FacilityLive’s global business development, including sales, support, consulting, alliances and partners. Former Head of Sales Technologists, he brings to this role more than eighteen years experience in Data Center, Security, Business Service and Application Management in the IT industry. Prior to joining FacilityLive, he held engineering and sales consultancy positions at EDS, Sun Microsystems, Symantec, BladeLogic and BMC Software.

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Alexia Castellani

Responsible of FacilityLive’s content management and its integrated communication to all the company’s stakeholders. Owner of the Marketing Communications Plan to generate brand awareness and support sales efforts. Graduated in Public Relations with a specialisation in Marketing and Advertising. Before joining FacilityLive she covered international marketing and communication positions within global product business units at Ericsson and Marconi.

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Franco Cesaro

In FacilityLive Franco manages a highly specialised team of product analysts’ experts, as well as a diverse community of stakeholders. Franco and his team make sure that the stakeholders and technical teams are always on the same page about the requirements and on the updated business process including: business process definition, functional requirements definition, data requirements definition, user acceptance test. Before joining Facilitylive, he has offered consultant activities in Fastweb Spa, 3 Italia and Vodafone Italy for over 10 years.

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Gabriella Monteleone

As Head of FL-Labs, she leads the research & innovation unit that helps in company mission to disseminate and exploit FacilityLive technology and fresh thinking to better human experience in information access.
Leading a team of engineers and creatives, she creates and manages a roadmap of continuous innovation labs in partnership with companies, public administrations, research centers and universities.
She is responsible for setting the team strategy and leading talented technologists, creatives & domain experts who have the remit to develop ideas for new products and services enabled by FacilityLive technology, as well as to support the business by creating proof of concepts that strengthen key business investment decisions and by managing the link between lab research and product development.
Graduated in computer science with a specialisation in artificial intelligence, she has a long project management experience as coordinator of complex innovation projects. Before joining FacilityLive, she covered significant positions at Laben, TXT and Polymedia. Author of publications on magazines, conference proceedings and books and supervisor of master thesis.

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Auro Rolle

Responsible for ensuring that FacilityLive’s products and services meet the quality, reliability, usability and performance standards. He defines testing frameworks for functional and performance test automation into the continuous integration system.

Graduated in Computer Engineering, he has 15+ years’ experience in system administration, testing and software automation. Before joining FacilityLive he worked for Alcoa Inc. (Aluminum Company of America), Finantix and as consultant for Generali Assicurazioni.

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Michele Sacchetti

Responsible for the build and delivery pipeline of FacilityLive’s software development, his role is to maximize the predictability, efficiency and maintainability of the product lifecycle. Before joining FacilityLive he covered positions at Lumata and Buongiorno and offered consultant activities in Vodafone and Ericsson.

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Andrea Soldani

Responsible of FacilityLive’s corporate communication and digital branding. In his career, he has been author and director of several media projects managing any channels (TV, radio, cinema, theatre, web, press, live events etc.) and experimenting innovative formats. He worked with important clients such as RAI, Mediaset, SKY, La7, La Repubblica, The Blog TV. He projected and realized the first example of political cross-media platform called “YOUDEM” (web/tv). He was author and director of a video on Keith Haring’s most important works of art.

Shareholders

FacilityLive has 101 shareholders

Institutional Partners