Mattia Fogliacco was appointed CEO of Sisvel in January 2017, but has been part of the Sisvel Group’s executive management team as chief new business officer since 2014. Founded in 1982, Sisvel is a world leader in fostering innovation and managing intellectual property. Sisvel identifies, evaluates and maximises the value of IP assets.

Mr Fogliacco has a background in business and innovation management. He has an MSc from Bocconi University and a CEMS master's in international management. He has published articles on the markets for technology and the commercialisation of intellectual property. Before joining Sisvel, Mr Fogliacco was managing director at innovation SA, a company focused on licensing and IP transactions. He also served as senior international manager at a service provider of Deutsche Bank, managing three IP and innovation investment funds.