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Famous Entrepreneurs from Italy

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List of notable or famous entrepreneurs from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top entrepreneurs born in Italy and even some popular entrepreneurs who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian entrepreneurs then this list is the perfect resource for you. These entrepreneurs are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known entrepreneur from Italy is included when available.

People on this list include Victoria Principal and Silvio Berlusconi.

This historic entrepreneurs from Italy list can help answer the questions "Who are some Italian entrepreneurs of note?" and "Who are the most famous entrepreneurs from Italy?" These prominent entrepreneurs of Italy may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Italian entrepreneurs.

Use this list of renowned Italian entrepreneurs to discover some new entrepreneurs that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Adriano Galliani (born 30 July 1944) is an Italian entrepreneur and football executive, former vice-chairman and CEO of A.C. Milan from 1986 to 2017, a period in the club's history known as the "Silvio Berlusconi era". During his tenure, Milan won five European Cup / UEFA Champions League and eight Serie A titles among other achievements. In 2011, he was inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame.In April 2016, Galliani was one of the prominent Italian individuals to be named in the Panama Papers leak.In 2018, Galliani became a chairman of Monza, a football club from his native town owned by Silvio Berlusconi. In January 2019, he made headlines for completing a total of 30 transfers in...  more
    • Age: 77
    • Birthplace: Monza, Italy
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    Mi chiamo Alessio Piccioli, ho 39 anni (in realtà ne compio 40 tra poco… proprio il giorno delle elezioni). Abito a Pisa da ormai più di vent’anni: ho studiato Fisica prima come studente universitario poi come ricercatore precario. Stanco dell’ambiente della ricerca italiana assieme ad altri 7 amici abbiamo fondato la “Net7 s.r.l”, società specializzata nello sviluppo software Open Source con particolare attenzione alle tecnologie dedicate al Semantic Web e al mondo dell’Open Data. Sono sposato con Maddalena da quasi dieci anni e sono babbo di Camilla, 8 anni, e di Viola, 2 anni. Sono appassionato dell’attività all’aria aperta in tutte le sue forme: mi piace correre sui monti Pisani, andare...  more
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Verbania, Italy
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    Andrea Gaetano Gatti

    Andrea Gaetano Gatti is the founder and Managing Director of the e-commerce company He was born in Milan in 1962 and spent his youth in Madrid, Spain where his family resided. He graduated from Electro-technical Engineering in Rome with merit and began his career in Italcable, the Italian international telephone operator. After moving to Milan, he opened in this city the international branch of MCI, the US carrier, launching its services on the Italian market. After becoming a director by the time he was 32 years old, he assumed roles of increasing responsibility in the field of sales and marketing in large multinational telecommunication companies such as France Telecom,...
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: Milan, Italy
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    Claudio Bergamini

    Claudio Bergamini is a company founder, a project manager, a technical architect and a consultant with over twenty years experience encompassing a wide range of tools, languages and environments, focussing primarily on Enterprise Architectures, Semantic Web technologies and Internet....
    • Birthplace: Imola, Italy