Matteo De Lise
Managing Director of Pininfarina of America Corp.
Mr. De Lise obtained his Master’s in Business Administration from University of Turin, Faculty of Economics, Turin, Italy; continued professional education on Competitive Decision Making at Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA, USA and Strategic Leadership at Oxford Said Business School, Oxford, England.
Mr. De Lise started his professional career in Media & Advertising in Turin, followed by Management Consulting in Milan and New York.
From 2005 through present, he has served as the Sales and Marketing Director for Pininfarina Extra, the company within the Pininfarina Group in charge of Industrial Design, Architecture and Branding. Mr. De Lise works directly with President Paolo Pininfarina to define and execute business strategy in these fields.
He is responsible to drive business growth globally, through the execution of strategic partnerships and the negotiation of professional services and license agreements. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee to evaluate and manage operations, budget, legal and administrative issues. He is the head of the Marketing for design services and Pininfarina brand strategy.