Mr. Andrea Casalini is a Co-Founder at Borealis Tech Ventures. He served as Chief Executive Officer at Eataly Net. Between 2000 to 2014 Andrea was the CEO of Buongiorno SpA, a global leader in mobile content, listed for some years on the Milan Stock Exchange and now part of NTT DOCOMO. Previously, he was with EDS, Electronic Data Systems, as Managing Director of EDS Italy and later as President EMEA for the E-solutions line of business. Between 1989 and 1996 he was a consultant with McKinsey & Company (Milan and Chicago) and, at the beginning of his career, with Accenture (Bologna). He serves as an independent director on the Board of Amplifon s.p.a., the global leader in hearing solution retailing, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. He is also a director of Assist s.p.a. a chatbot and customer care service specialist. Andrea has been and is an angel investor in several digital start ups, including Shopfully, BeMyEye and Talent Garden. Andrea graduated cum laude in Business Administration from the University of Parma.