Damiano Possenti

Damiano Possenti

Innovation Team at Lavazza

Startupbootcamp FoodTech Rome Mentor

Damiano has a background in marketing, sales, finance and business development mainly in the FMCG industry, but had stints in durable goods too.

He is currently part of the recently-born Innovation Team of Lavazza, a leading global coffee roaster based in Italy.

Prior to join Lavazza Damiano has worked more than 15 years in the Heineken Group, in Italy and in the US, in a variety of roles. Within Heineken he also experienced the dynamics of retailing and distribution.

In the early part of his career Damiano worked in Uk and Germany in the service sector. He holds a BA in Economics &Business Administration and an eMPA from Columbia-NY.