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Francesco Paola

New York, NY
Francesco Paola is the Co-founder and CEO of Solinea, a leader in
helping global enterprises adopt Open Infrastructure solutions.

Working in executive capacities in Asia, Europe and the United States,
Francesco has over 20 years of leadership experience in diverse
industries, where he has built great teams and driven the proliferation
of cloud computing solutions for Global Fortune 1000 firms.

As an entrepreneur, he has a proven track record of success building and
launching venture-backed businesses—from founding through IPO or
acquisition—in rapidly growing industry sectors.

Prior to founding Solinea, Francesco held leadership positions at
technology and services companies at the forefront of their industries –
Cloudscaling, WNS Global Services, Scient, and Cambridge Technology

Francesco received his MBA from the Haas School of Business at the
University of California at Berkeley, and his B.Sc. in Electrical
Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.