Lucia Chierchia

Managing partner Gellify and adjunt professor Bologna Business School and MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business

Lucia Chierchia
is the Managing Partner at GELLIFY, a B2B Innovation Platform that invests in B2B digital startups and drive companies in the design and execution of technology roadmaps and innovation governance.

Lucia is also Adjunt Professor at the Bologna Business School and at the MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business, in innovation & technology management themes.

With more than 20 years of professional experience in technology organizations, her professional journey started in Aerospace field in ALENIA DIFESA (now LEONARDO) and grow up in Home Appliances Business, in Whirpool Corporation and Electrolux Group. Lucia held managerial positions in R&D & Industrial Operations at global level. Lucia has been also the former head of Electrolux Global Innovation Hub.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano and an Executive Master in Technologies & Innovation Management at the Bologna Business School.

Lucia was awarded with the Alumni Polimi Award at the PolitecnicoDiMilano; Inspiring Fifty; Unstoppable Woman StartupItalia; and with the FEDERMANAGER Award

Finally Lucia is covering several special roles, including member of thr advisory board at PolitecnicoDiMilano; founding members board at Bologna Business School; member of the entrepreneurship Club at MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business; member of the Jury at the European Innovation Council; and member of the Scientific Committee at MECSPE & Tecniche Nuove.

Her hobbies are tennis, biking, classical & heavy metal music and reading.

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ItalyUntold is a Think Tank aiming at revealing the unknown the excellences, innovation and primacies of Italy to both the international community and the Italians themselves, in order to enhance the country’s economic, cultural and social system.

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Members are the beating heart of the Think Tank, passionate about our Country, they share the will to tell a controversial story, those of an Italy of primates and excellence unknown to most.