Alberto Acito is a senior executive with 20 years experience of go-to-market and operations management in the high tech and mobile industry.
He began his career in the mid 90’s at an Internet Service Provider start-up in Prague (Czech Republic) and since then he has been covering key sales and marketing roles in Europe for leading mobile telcos and smartphone brands.
He contributed to the set-up and launch of the first internet services for business markets at Wind Telecomunicazioni and to the first 3G mobile data services in Italy with H3G, branch of Hutchison Telecommunications.
In 2005 he moved into the early growing Smartphone industry working for global multinationals such as Palm, Acer and BlackBerry, where he was VP and Managing Director for South East Europe and Turkey.
Alberto is also an angel investor and executive advisor for startups, corporates and government institutions. He is involved in impact investments bringing his strong sales and business development background to companies addressing social challenges, specifically in the AgTech industry to tackle one of the world’s greatest challenges: food security and sustainable farming.
Alberto holds an MSc in Engineering from Polytechnic University of Milan.