Umberto Bussolati Dell’Orto

Umberto has 24 years of executive search experience, both at Eric Salmon & Partners and other international executive search firms, where he has focused on board services, TMT, industrial and private equity / financial practices.

He has successfully completed executive assignments of chairs, board members, CEOs and directors across a broad range of functional areas. Previously, he was Senior Vice President for Corporate Development in the Olivetti Group, overseeing strategy planning and merger and acquisition activities. He also served as a CEO of an Olivetti company active in the industrial automation sector and as a board member for several venture capital funds run by Olivetti.

From 1998 to 2001, Umberto was Chairman of Lombardia Informatica, an information technology company owned by Regione Lombardia. Earlier in his career, Umberto was Senior Consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton in charge of the business process reengineering practice in Italy. He also worked as Research Professor in Computer Sciences and Organizational Management at the Polytechnic University of Milan.

Umberto is a member of the Advisory Board of Innogest, one of the leading Italian venture capital funds and is active in not-for-profit organisations. He has a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan.

Languages Italian, English