SVP, Chief Innovation Officer
Gianni Giacomelli is senior vice president and Chief Innovation Officer for Genpact, where he oversees design thinking to help drive innovation with clients as well as the company’s strategy for partnerships and alliances to drive further growth. He also chairs Genpact’s Research Institute for Intelligent Operations. In addition to being responsible for many of Genpact’s portfolio extensions leveraging technology and analytics, he was one of the main architects of the revolutionary Lean Digital approach intended to harness the power of digital technology in business operations. He is widely published in the press and is a frequent speaker at trade conferences. Gianni has also authored several scientific papers in collaboration with MIT researchers.
Gianni joined Genpact in 2010 as senior vice president of New Product Innovation and then also served as Chief Marketing Officer for three years. His career spans more than 23 years across innovation strategy, marketing, and transformation consulting with global and emerging leaders in professional services (Boston Consulting Group, Everest, Datamonitor) and software (SAP). He started his professional journey in marketing analytics with the Danone Group.
Based in New York, Gianni holds a post graduate degree in organizational and social behavior from the London School of Economics and a Business Administration degree from the EME Strasbourg Business School and the University of Florence. He has completed advanced education programs focused on innovation at Harvard and MIT. Gianni has lived in seven countries across Europe, North America and Asia.