Barbara Poggiali has been Chairman of Fondo Italiano d'Investimento SGR since May 2022.
Between 2019 and 2020, she was Managing Director of the Cybersecurity Division of Leonardo.
Previously, from 2014 to 2017, she was Head of Strategic Marketing of Poste Italiane and Chairman of PosteMobile.
Between 2013 and 2014, she was Executive Vice President and Board Member at LUISS University.
Between 2011 and 2013 she was a Partner at Earlybird Ventures.
From 2004 to 2011, she was Chief Development Officer of RCS MediaGroup where, in 2009, she also served as CEO of Dada.
Since 1995 she has held top management positions at Omnitel (now Vodafone Italy), e-Biscom (now Fastweb) and Cable and Wireless Plc. She started her career at McKinsey & Company and then moved to Bain. Among other positions held, she is currently an independent director of Impresa Pizzarotti & C., of Business Integration Partners, and Epta Refrigeration, a board member and angel investor of My Air Inc., director of Bocconi University, and senior advisor of Klecha. She obtained a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science and a PhD. in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MIT (USA) in 1984, in 1985, and in 1987 respectively.