Pietro Lanza

Pietro Lanza

General Manager, Intesa IBM & Blockchain Director IBM


Pietro Lanza is currently working as General Manager of Intesa IBM (a company fully owned By IBM Italia Spa) other than Financial Services Solutions and Blockchain IBM Leader for IBM Italy.

Before joining IBM last June, Lanza has held positions of increasing responsibility in the development and implementation of solutions dedicated to digital transformation with particular focus on financial, insurance, telco and utilities sectors.

He was VP Global Sales & Marketing of Euronovate SA, a global player focused on digital identity solutions and previously Partner with responsibility for the business unit financial services of Eurogroup Consulting, a company operating in management consulting in the main European countries.

He worked in some of the leading Italian and international banks, such as Banca Sella, Credem Banca, Nordea Banking Group, Fineco Bank and Banca Mediolanum.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Finance from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), several postgraduates courses from the University of Stanford (USA), the Bocconi University (Milan, Italy) and the Luiss University (Rome, Italy)His numerous publications in international journals and magazines cover several topics, as technology and innovation policies, blockchain, studies on the determinants of innovation, technology and knowledge transfer, strategic management of intellectual property and finance for innovation.

He currently serves as President of the internal controls board of Bwin-Party Gaming (Austria and UK).