UP is directed by a Board of Directors consisting of 7 members.
Company’s day-to-day administration is managed by a three members steering committee.

The 22 UP founding members of the UP actively cooperate to the development of the corporate mission.

Management

Gianluca Ciccolunghi

Chairman
Project 01

Gianluca Ciccolunghi

  • Role: Chairman

Startupper, entrepreneur, focusing on everything that is related to Innovation, has a commercial background in luxury and telco sectors, having participated in three startups as Manager for to the selection, training and management of sales networks. Expert in the world of cryptocurrencies that follows from the very beginning is a firm believer in decentralization, of which the concept of blockchain is the maximum expression. It has a strong attitude to identify and develop new business.

Massimiliano Ugolini

Vice Chairman
Project 01

Massimiliano Ugolini

  • Role: Vice Chairman

Director in International companies such as Andersen Consulting and Accenture. During his career he has served as contractual activities officer, covering the role of Unit Head at banking industry, insurance companies and Public Administration, responsible for ensuring the driving of the whole projects and the entire organizational structure. He has a well-established experience in highly complex projects management, allowing him to acquire skill and know how in both Public Administration and Financial sector, and to provide consultancy in the re-engineering of information system’s processes, design, developing and maintenance.

Francesco Lutrario

Chief Operating Officer
Project 01

Francesco Lutrario

  • Role: Chief Operating Officer

Innovation and technology researcher, expert in business development, production director, game designer, designer of highly interactive and new media applications. Manager in the ICT sector is skilled in the management and development of digital entertainment projects. Adjunct Professor (digital games and simulations design) of the Department of Information Technology at Rome University “ La Sapienza”, Director of the GamificationLab of the same University, he has been teaching at University of Milan (game design), of Bologna (interactive applications for new media), at the IED (master's degree in video game design), etc.. As an entrepreneur, he founded and directed, from 1995 to 2005, Ludonet SpA

Carlo Maria Piacenti

IT manager
Project 01

Carlo Maria Piacenti

  • Role: IT manager

His business is consultancy and professional support to ICT and multimedia applications. He designed and finalized high-reliability systems for leading companies of telecommunications and entertainment. Research and technology scouting on topics ranging from the management of databases to mobile and web solutions. Dealing with Project Management and Problem Solving has acquired an extensive knowledge of the production facilities of small and medium industries and inspired Agile development solutions for Customer Satisfaction, Cost Efficiency and the Time-To-Market.

Partners

Giovanni D'ignoti

Board member
Project 01

Giovanni D'ignoti

  • Role: Board member

Entrepreneur in the telecommunications sector, Company director of Elia and Zoe srl srl. has acquired significant experience in the creation and development of sales networks. Expert in recruitment, training, administration, operational marketing, incentive plans.
He has developed working projects and experience on sales networks managing. Currently manages several commercial networks on the center area.

Enrico Cimei

Executive
Project 01

Enrico Cimei

  • Role: Executive

Project Manager in the telecommunications sector. He has held - for many years within the same company - the position of System Architect IT, which allowed him to develop an expertise in functional analysis and design of complex IT platforms for business and enterprise customers,  through dedicated solutions and within Cloud computing.  Previous experiences in developing department as a software engineer, have also led his expertise to the application software area. Always involved into training and knowledge development, he has often held teaching and tutoring roles for the company and worked as a consultant on world of Information Technology related issues.

Marco Ferri

Partner
Project 01

Marco Ferri

  • Role: Partner

Manager in the Transport and Logistics, has been primarily working in the Film and Audiovisual Industry, with special attention to Customs and tax related issues.

Tullio Fincato

Partner
Project 01

Tullio Fincato

  • Role: Partner

Entrepreneur with solid experience in different fields, he started in 1982 working for the family company, specialized in fuels trading, looking after the customers developing. In 1986, as a Agip partner, acquires the status of Energy Manager and is responsible for promoting energy saving solutions in public administrations of Lazio; he was entrusted with this task until 1994.
As an entrepreneur, since 1995 working in the telecommunications sector through various mandates with the major players in the market.
Since 2005 he is the founder and CEO of PSLINE, Excellent Partner Vodafone, present in 9 regions with 12 branches and 120 employees.

Laura Favorini

Board member
Project 01

Laura Favorini

  • Role: Board member

She has multy-year experience in TLC Project Management, in monitoring and managing the of activation process for EMS market customers, in establishing timeing and methods of service activation, launching of the delivery activities and controlling the provisioning of various facilities by planning activities by producing the economic final statement.
She is also skilled in Sales Support for the management of relations with Sales and sharing of reports, statistics, targets, tenders and final statement ; has expertise on sales analysis and accounting (financial statements, business plans and financial analysis).

Angelo Lofari

Executive
Project 01

Angelo Lofari

  • Role: Executive

Manager in Customer Service filed, has been working in the cinema industry, managing key clients such as Walt Disney, DreamWorks, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox and others.
In his role of European Account Manager, has been directing and coordinating from Rome the activities of the labs of Rome, Madrid, London and Bangkok. Highly killed in planning, workflow management, reporting, problem solving.

Almerino Carrer

Partner
Project 01

Almerino Carrer

  • Role: Partner

Operating in pharmaceutical industry, has expertise in the management, coordination, motivation and training of sales networks and marketing structures, regulatory, training. He has strong skills in planning, business development, planning with financial analytical skills.

Giovanni Melotti

Partner
Project 01

Giovanni Melotti

  • Role: Partner

Manager in the telecommunications sector has gained experience in a variety of activities within the Marketing and Sales Management area. Expert in strategic and operational marketing, trade marketing, process development, business plan and management of sales networks.
Doctor of Business Administration (University of Bocconi - Milano), has developed abroad study and work projects and experiences; within Vodafone has held positions of growing roles in marketing and new offer/promotion and service development. Afterwards he moved to commercial roles, dealing both with trade marketing activities and field sales management by agencies partner. He got experience both in headquarter offices and on field, specifically in Centre Italy. He gradually developed skills in team building management.

Michele Vasari

Board member
Project 01

Michele Vasari

  • Role: Board member

Lawyer with a Masters in domestic and international tax planning has been working, covering roles of increasing responsibility, mainly for banking institutions operating in the retail sector and using distance communication methods (internet and customer service) for the promoting of their products.
Expert in the field of banking law  and financial  and insurance services. He has worked on projects pertaining to the implementation of the measures required to be compliant with MiFID and UCITS directives. He is also an expert on money laundering legislation, consumer credit and new technologies in the provision of banking and financial products.

Chiara Celsi

Executive
Project 01

Chiara Celsi

  • Role: Executive

Excellent knowledge of functional, mathematics, regulatory and technical topics pertaining to Risk Management in banking and insurance. Has often played the role of project manager on complex projects, leading large and heterogeneous teams.

Andrea Pozzi

Partner
Project 01

Andrea Pozzi

  • Role: Partner

Expert in Marketing and Sales. He has collaborated with leading Italian companies in the industrial and tourism sectors. Sector Sales. Creation and management of structures and commercial networks both in Italy and in other Countries. Market analysis and planning of appropriate business strategies. Market scouting for new customers and areas. Marketing sector. Both strategic and product marketing, as well as communication management. Portfolio analysis and management. Product rebranding. Press relationships management. Production relocation and companies internationalization analysis and management. Analysis for possible mergers with other companies or acquisitions.

Roberto Barletta

Board member
Project 01

Roberto Barletta

  • Role: Board member

Manager with expertise in Company organizational restructuring, acting specifically in operational and logistics, sales, quality control, safety and distribution areas.
Used to be a strong "foothold" for the Directorate-General, is therefore able to operate in full autonomy for the achievement of objectives.

Claudio D'auria

Partner
Project 01

Claudio D'auria

  • Role: Partner

Expert in banking and financial regulation, prudential regulation and assessment of risks. Carries out consultancy for major banks and financial intermediaries. Carries out training and teaching at public institutions and national trade associations. He has published several papers on primary financial scientific journals.
Professor of Political Economy at the University of Rome Guglielmo Marconi

Tommaso Fabio Venezia

Partner
Project 01

Tommaso Fabio Venezia

  • Role: Partner

Business consultant in primary advisory firm in the banking and insurance sectors, specialized in ITC System, Business Process Reengineering, Change Management, Risk Management. He has covered different roles of responsibility and coordination in mixed work groups. Majored  at the LUISS Business School in innovative and entrepreneurial ideas development, he ranked third in the start-up competition with the initiative of which is co founder.

Staff

Ilaria Brizi

Web designer
Project 01

Ilaria Brizi

  • Role: Web designer

Creativity, patience and perseverance dedicated every day to shape pixels; curiously discovering the myriad ways in which, for each of us, a line is a line, a gradient is a gradient, the words are too many or too few.