Anna is founder and executive director of META Group (www.meta-group.com), an international company with a consolidated experience in the innovation sector, from policies to tools, integrating assistance for economic development, dedicated services for the creation and acceleration of knowledge intensive companies and management of risk capital tools, in Italy and abroad, through META Ventures, the financial company of the Group.
Architect, innovator facilitator, she has acquired more than 20 years of experience on economic development policies and mechanism supporting innovation of companies and territories, with a particular focus on technology transfer and spin-off creation. Italian coordinator of the Global Entrepreneurship Week for the Kauffman Foundation and coordinator in charge of GEC Milan 2015. She is a member of the Board council of ITALIA Startup, with a mandate for Education. Member of the Administration Board of the LV.EN. Holding and member of IAG, Italian Angels for Growth, Anna is also Vice-President of META Group and board of member of META Ventures.
Since January 2016 she is a member of the Administration council of the “Teatro Stabile dell’Umbria” and member of the Scientific Board of Italian Institute “Treccani”. Mentioned by Wired among the ten most innovative Italian women of 2015 and winner of the International award “techno-visionaries 2016”.
Key Speaker and testimonial at panel discussions on Entrepreneurship and innovation, member of business plan competition in Universities in Italy and abroad. Married with Claudio, Anna has three children, Leonardo, Riccardo and Camilla.