About The Speaker
General Manager for Southern Europe at Uber. Giovanna D'Esposito was born in the Sorrento area, in Southern Italy. She holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Federico II University in Naples, and a Master in Business Administration from INSEAD, France. During her ~30 years of professional experience, she held several corporate and consulting roles in strategy, business development and general management. She started her career in the Manufacturing arm of Procter & Gamble in Rome and, after her MBA, moved to London where she spent 13 years focusing mostly on new business operations and geographical expansion. In 2011 she moved back to Italy where she led the first international expansion of two major online gambling companies, Paddy Power and Sky Bet. Since March 2019 she is the General Manager for Southern Europe at Uber, based in Madrid. She is an advisor to digital start-ups and recently joined La Carica delle 101, whose aim is to foster female entrepreneurship in Italy. She is also a Board member of Mygrants and Sports Information Systems. Giovanna is a member of YPO, the largest worldwide organization of CEOs.