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Angelo D'Alessandro
Founder at buddybank


19 years in the European banking industry among technology, innovation, marketing and execution of digital transformation programs.

In 2000, he began in the ITC department of Cisalpina Gestioni Asset Management. He joined UniCredit in 2008, where he was involved to drive the Group’s technology strategies and the launch of the first innovation global program. Within a few years, he was appointed to lead the UniCredit’s innovation department, where he contributed to foster the new millennial mindset in a multinational bank with over 130.000 employees.

In 2015 he founded buddybank® - the new conversational bank model of UniCredit - exclusively designed for iPhone, with a 24/7 messaging-concierge for banking and lifestyle needs. Today buddybank® operates in Italy with plans to expand its business in other countries by 2020.

Agenda Sessions

  • buddybank case study: emphatic conversational banking