Adjunct Faculty, MIB Trieste School of Management
Nicola Redi is Investment Director, Venture Capital @ Vertis
Nicola brings 20+ years experience in translating innovations
into the market through venture capital investments and corporate
R&D responsibilities. He is currently managing the first ever
technology transfer fund focused on Industry 4.0 technologies. His
venture capital past appointments include Chief Investment &
Technology Officer of TTVenture and member of the investment
committees of the French lifescience fund Technologie et Santé I
(Sofimac Partners) and Atmos II renewable energy fund. Nicola also
created and was appointed CEO of SeedLab, the first accelerator
program for research based projects and companies.
Before entering the technology transfer and investment
industries, he served leading multinational industrial corporates
with Global and EMEA leadership positions in R&D and new
product development. He also managed a manufacturing and service
unit of automated and robotic machineries.
Nicola is also actively involved in policy related activities,
as Italian representative among the High Level Group for Innovation
Policy Management and author of various national and international
publications around innovation policies.
His diversified and sound education include: PhD in Management -
Aston University in Birmingham, MBA with greatest honours - SDA
Bocconi and MSc in Aerospace Engineering - Politecnico di Milano.
Furthermore Nicola holds a YMP from INSEAD and is a Certified
Process Kaizen Engineer.