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Investment Officer Alessandro Zago
Alessandro Zago is a global tech-investments and business development executive, who has repeatedly identified and seized opportunities globally, has brought complex deals to closure in a variety of sectors and has developed and launched new tech-centered businesses. He has extensive experience in venture capital, having served in several corporate venture capital arms of large corporations, venture capital firms, startups, boards, and accelerators. One of his core expertise lies in creating long-term value and sustained competitive advantage for the organizations he has served, through strategic investing and capitalizing on emerging trends in new technology, including environmental, sustainable technology.
Dr. Zago has gained his broad and diverse experience operating in several countries and innovation ecosystems, i.e. China, Japan, Korea, ASEAN, Germany, the U.K., Israel, and Silicon Valley. He has served for more than 15 years at Hyundai’s corporate venture capital arm, Enplas’ corporate development arm, Siemens’ corporate venture capital and accelerator arm, and BMW’s technology and open innovation arm. He has sourced, executed, and managed early- and late-stage investments and partnerships in sectors such as mobility, urban air mobility, electrification, energy, water, infrastructure, materials, digitalization, life science, and more. Dr. Zago holds a Global E.M.B.A from INSEAD, a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, and an M.S. in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University.