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Famous Bocconi University Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 7.9k views22 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Bocconi University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Bocconi University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Bocconi University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Bocconi University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Bocconi University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Bocconi University.

Items here include everything from Mario Monti to Nouriel Roubini.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Bocconi University?” and “Which celebrities are Bocconi University alumni?”
  • 1

    Nouriel Roubini

    Educator, Researcher


    BirthplaceIstanbul, Turkey

    Nouriel Roubini (born March 29, 1958) is an American economist. He teaches at New York University's Stern School of Business and is chairman of Roubini Macro Associates LLC, an economic consultancy...  more
  • 2


    BirthplaceProvince of Genoa, Eurasia, Italy, Liguria, Genoa

    Alessandro Profumo, current CEO of Leonardo S.p.A. (formerly Finmeccanica), is an Italian manager who had significant influence in the consolidation of the Italian banking sector. He worked as a...  more
  • 3

    Emma Marcegaglia



    BirthplaceMantua, Italy

    In March 2008, the executive board of the Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria), the largest Italian employers association, nominated Emma Marcegaglia as the new president for...  more
  • 4

    Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

    Politician, Economist

    AgeDec. at 70 (1940-2010)

    BirthplaceBelluno, Italy

    Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, OMRI (Italian pronunciation: [tomˈmaːzo ˈpaːdoa ˈskjɔppa]; 23 July 1940 – 18 December 2010) was an Italian banker and economist who was Italy's Minister of Economy and...  more
  • 5

    Vittorio Colao



    BirthplaceBrescia, Italy

    Vittorio Amedeo Colao (born 3 October 1961) is an Italian businessman & former chief executive officer at Vodafone Group....  more
  • 6

    Giovanni Ciserani

  • 7

    Mario Monti

    Politician, Economist


    BirthplaceLombardy, Eurasia, Italy, Varese, Province of Varese

    Mario Monti, (born 19 March 1943) is an Italian economist who served as the Prime Minister of Italy from 2011 to 2013, despite never having been an elected politician, leading a government of...  more
  • 8

    Claudio Brescianini



    BirthplaceMilan, Italy

  • 9

    AgeDec. at 71 (1937-2009)

    BirthplaceMilan, Italy

    Giovanni Arrighi (7 July 1937 – 18 June 2009) was an Italian economist, sociologist and world-systems analyst, from 1998 a Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. His work has been...  more
  • 10

    Giacomo Manzoni

    Film Score Composer, Composer


    BirthplaceMilan, Italy

    Giacomo Manzoni (born Milan 26 September 1932) is an Italian composer. He studied composition from 1948 in Messina with Gino Contilli, and continued his studies from 1950 to 1956 at the Conservatoire...  more
  • 11

    Pierre Casiraghi



    BirthplaceLa Colle, Monaco, Monaco

    Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi (born 5 September 1987) is the younger son and youngest of three children of Caroline, Princess of Hanover, and her second husband, Stefano Casiraghi. His maternal...  more


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    Renato Soru



    BirthplaceSanluri, Italy

    Renato Soru (born 6 August 1957) is an Italian entrepreneur, the founder of the internet service company Tiscali, based in Cagliari. Forbes listed him as one of the world's richest people, with a net...  more
  • 13

    Barbara Pollastrini



    BirthplaceDarfo Boario Terme, Italy

    Barbara Pollastrini (born 30 September 1947 in Darfo Boario Terme, Province of Brescia) is an Italian politician and university professor. During the Protests of 1968, she joined the Maoist...  more
  • 14

    Paolo Scaroni

    Paolo Scaroni, born on 28 November 1946 in Vicenza, Italy, is an Italian businessman and the chairman of A.C. Milan and the former chief executive officer of Italian energy company Eni....  more
  • 15

    Alberto Cribiore

    Alberto Cribiore, member of the board of directors and interim non-executive chairman of Merrill Lynch. Elected by the board to the latter role in October 2007, he also chairs a search committee to...
  • 16

    Teresa de Lauretis

    Teresa de Lauretis (born 1938 in Bologna) is an Italian author and Distinguished Professor Emerita of the History of Consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her areas of interest...  more
  • 17

    Luigi Pistaferri

    Luigi Pistaferri is Associate Professor of Economics at Stanford University....
  • 18

    Giacomo DeGiorgi

    Giacomo DeGiorgi is Assistant Professor of Economics at Stanford University....
  • 19

    George Biagi

    George Biagi (born 4 October 1985 in Irvine, Scotland) is an Italy international rugby union player who plays club rugby for Zebre. He was born in Scotland to Scots/Italian father and an Italian...  more
  • 20

    Corrado Passera

    Corrado Passera (born 30 December 1954) is an Italian manager and banker who has held numerous executive-level positions in various industrial and financial sectors and served as minister of economic...  more
  • 21

    Luigi Zingales



    BirthplacePadua, Veneto, Eurasia, Italy, Province of Padua

    Luigi G. Zingales (Italian pronunciation: [luˈiːdʒi dziŋˈɡaːles]; born February 8, 1963 in Padua, Italy), is a finance professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and the author...  more
  • 22

    Federico Marchetti



    BirthplaceRavenna, Italy

    Federico Marchetti and is the founder and CEO of YOOX Group. After graduating at Bocconi University and getting an MBA at Columbia University and following a brief career in finance and consulting,...  more