Pietro is the founder and CEO of Gradiente since 2009. Before founding Gradiente, Pietro worked at Innogest Capital SGR, where he was responsible for the overall investment activities in the North East of Italy. At the same time, he had been an Advisor to Fondazione Cariparo on the strategic allocation of the foundation’sportfolio since 2006, collaboration leading to the foundation of Gradiente SGR. Prior to Innogest Capital, Pietro was a Director at Veneto Nanotech, from 2003 to 2005, and an Associate at McKinsey & Co since 2000. Pietro holds a Master in Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management and an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Padua.