Mr. Pietro Lanza currently serves as Banks & Insurances Director at IBM, with a particular focus on large digital transformation projects and strategies for large enterprises in several industries (financial services, energy-utilities, automotive, etc.).

He formerly acted as President of the Board of Intesa Spa, an IBM Company.

He currently serves as President of the internal controls board (dlgs. 231/01) of Bwin-Party Gaming (Austria and UK).

He served as VP Global Sales & Marketing of Euronovate SA of Euronovate is a global player focused on digital transformation solutions and consulting (Switzerland).

He served as Managing Director of Ambroadvisory, an swiss-italian  corporate finance boutique focused on the development of small-mid caps (Italy, UK) where he managed several listing on AIM Market.

He served as Corporate Development Manager of Siamosoci, one of the most important equity crowdfunding platform in Europe (Italy).

He served as Equity Partner of Eurogroup Consulting, one of the most relevant management consultancy firm in Europe (HQ in Paris, France).

Prior to his appointment he served as Director of Group Strategy and Innovation  for  Sella Bank Holding from July 2005, to August 2007 (Italy)

He served from July 2000 to July 2005 as Project Manager of Credem Bank Group (Italy).

He served from July 1999 to September 2000 as Project Manager of Nordea Banking Group (Sweden).

He served from July 1998 to September 1999 as Project Manager of Fineco Bank (Italy).

He holds a Bachelor of Science in International Finance from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), several postgraduates courses from the University of Stanford (USA), the Bocconi University (Milan, Italy) and the Luiss University (Rome, Italy)

His numerous publications in  international journals and magazines cover several topics: technology and innovation policies,  studies on the determinants of innovation, technology and knowledge transfer, strategic management of intellectual property and finance for innovation.