Paolo Sironi

Member of Advisory Board

Paolo is an elected member of IBM Industry Academy and strategic advisor to selected IBM global accounts, promoting Fintech thought leadership worldwide as spokesperson for innovation.

In this capacity, Paolo mentors CEOs and top managers of financial institutions, as well as key startup entrepreneurs, on a host of business issues related to digital transformation, artificial intelligence, quantitative finance and open banking.

Paolo is also a celebrated author on quantitative finance, digital innovation and economics theory. He explores the biological underpinnings of financial markets and how to bolster the global economy’s immune system in today’s volatile times.

Paolo founded the joint venture startup CAPITECTS, along with funding partners Sal. Oppenheim Bank and Algorithmics (Fitch ratings), to provide outsourcing risk technology and innovative “On Cloud” services in the Wealth Management and Investment Management space.

Prior to this, Paolo spent 12 years at Intesa Sanpaolo as Director of Risk Management, where he implemented, amongst other high profile projects, the Market & Counterparty Risk Management operations

Paolo holds a BA in Business Administration from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and a Visiting Masters in Investment Management from Cass Business School. He is fluent in English, Italian, German and French.