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2000Present

Managing Partner

Codd & Date USA

Codd & Date USA is a Management and Technology Consulting firm, Associated with the European-based Advanced Codd & Date.

Using web/social networks and corporate data I deliver intelligence-based business innovation and control to US and EU companies in Telecommunication, Technology and Convergent Media industries.

I also provide Corporate Reputation Analysis and Monitoring services, using Social Media Measurement proprietary solutions

I work for European and US companies.

Jan 2002Present

Principal

Lipizzi Consulting

Lipizzi Consulting is a Consulting firm delivering Technology-driven Service Innovation and Management.I cover most of the Product & Service Innovation chain: from the product line analysis, market and target customers analysis to pricing.

In particular, I work for

  • Telecommunication, Transportation, IT, Convergent Media and Finance industries delivering market positioning, brand and reputation analysis, business/technology benchmarking and repositioning, management of alliances
  • Investment firms delivering companies evaluation, temporary management, board membership.

I also do Startups support and operations - management.

19962000

Director, Consulting

Telecom Italia Group

Worked in Telesoft America, an IT and consulting firm owned by Telecom Italia, as Director for the Internal Consulting unit of Telecom Italia Group on offer innovation, evaluating market/competitors activity, scouting new technologies, and matching the Group’s business needs with advanced technologies and business models from the U.S. Directed unit P&L/budget and co-managed the overall company budget.

19921995

Senior Business Consultant

Finsiel Group

Within the Finsiel group worked for Consiel - Management Consulting - Finsiel - Group holding, Consulting and System Integrator - and Tecsiel - R&D.

Worked as Management Consultant, Business Developer and Marketing/Innovation, domestically as a project leader in the Telecommunication industry and internationally in Brazil and Cyprus defining Group strategies and implementing business/activity plans and managing strategic partnerships.

19901991

Senior Business Consultant

Dual role as Supervisor for New Business Development for Central and Southern Italy and as Senior Management Consultant.

Piloted planning and design of information systems and large system components, as Project Manager for multi-disciplinary IT project groups, with focus on process analysis and redefinition.

Consulted with public administration organizations, national banks, insurance companies and telecom operators, to outline requirements and direct implementation of comprehensive business integration and system architecture projects.

19881989

Technical Manager

Softsiel

Softsiel, an IT and Consulting firm, was part of the Finsiel group, then part of Telecom Italia.

Created and directed the “Finsiel Group Technical Advisory Center for Offer Innovation”, leading development and day-to-day management.

Surveyed IT market landscape and identified, analyzed, and selected prospective technologies and companies for incorporation into the company’s core business, with focus on Banking and Public Administration sectors.

Education

Executive MBA

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Other

Member of the Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Member of the National Center for Simulation (NCS)Senior Member at American Society for Quality (ASQ)Member of the IMD Alumni Club

Objective

Looking for:

  • Jobs for my consulting business
  • New businesses initiatives to develop
  • Partners or companies to join to

Summary

My name is Carlo Lipizzi, Principal at Lipizzi Consulting  and at Codd&Date USA - associated with a European IT/Consulting group.

Based in the NYC area, I work in USA and EU on two lines of business: Service Innovation & Management and Quantitative-Social Analysis.First line includes Product/Service/Technology Marketing & Management, Offer Innovation, Strategy, Startups and Operations, Technology Evaluation.Second line is focused on leveraging on data, developing and managing Business and Predictive Analytics, Social Media Measurement, Corporate Reputation/Brand Analysis, Data Mining and Modeling & Simulation.My clients are in Telecommunication, IT, Finance, Transportation and Event Management.

Specialties:

International Business Operations, Product Marketing & Management, Business Innovation, Competitive Analysis/Business Evaluation, Strategic Marketing, Technology Compliance and Evaluation, Business Analytics, Social Media Measurement, Business Intelligence.

Partners

Technologies

Design and use of data-focused systems based on Business and Predictive Analytics, Social Networks Analysis, Advanced Statistics, Modeling and Simulation

Design and review of System Architectures, based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Model Based Architectures and Systems of Systems

Design and review of process structures

Use of specific tools such as Matlab, SPSS - PASW, ISEE - Stella, Weka, Oracle Crystal Ball, Python

Use of the major productivity tools

Primarily a Mac/iOS user, work on several platforms and devices, with a unified - integrated view

Clients - Projects

Startups/JV/M&A

Startup of Codd&Date – Aubay operations in USAStartup of Telecom Italia internal consulting division in USAStartup of Finsiel’s consulting company in Brazil

M&A analysis and negotiation for the Finsiel group in BrazilStartup of the Finsiel’s technology advisory center in California, serving also the Italian GovernmentManagement and closing of Finsiel operations in CyprusOffer redefinition and supporting processes redesign in the merger of 4 companies within the Finsiel group, for a total of 6000 employeesM&A analysis and management for a leading Italian new media company with a US media management firm as targetProjects

Working at the NorthAmerican branch of BestUnion - Omniticket Network - as CTO and co-COO building new services and streamlining operational processes. Full P/L responsibility

Developing a Corporate Reputation Monitoring service based on Social Networks Analysis, using sentiment and opinion analysis

Offer redefinition and related company reorganization in the European Transportation industry

System Architecture analysis and Cloud Computing migration evaluation in the European Transportation industry

Distribution Channel redefinition for the Small/Medium Business line of a world class Telecommunication carrier

System Architecture analysis to evaluate impacts  of new services on the IT organization for Telecom ItaliaOffer redefinition and Product Marketing for Telecom ItaliaSystem Architecture Analysis  - SOA impacts on business offer and organization for a Government AgencySarbanes-Oxley processes compliance for VodafoneMVNO feasibility studies and analysis for various potential operatorsWiMax impact on a EU telecom incumbent operatorUse of mobile solutions for eGovernment, from analysis to project managentFraud management for a Mobile Telco and for a Government AgencyElectronic wallet and ticketing for Mobility services