Co-founders

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Aniello Pollio
Aniello is one of PIC’s co-founders. Responsible of external communication with other PI”X”, he is involved with planning, logistics, and marketing of PIC’s events.

Master in “Comunicazione ed organizzazione d’impresa” at Universita’ Roma La Sapienza, Bachelor degree in Sociology at Universita' di Roma La Sapienza, he is currently Office Manager at MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company).
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Diletta Galizzioli
Diletta is one of PIC's co-founders. She coordinates internal meetings and is involved in the organization of PIC's events.

Diletta Galizzioli has a Master in Business Administration from L.Bocconi University. After working as a financial analyst in Italy, she moved to the United States to deepen her knowledge of multinational company operations and to enroll in an MBA program. She currently works as an Intermodal coordinator at the Mediterranean Shipping Company.
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Ettore Soldi
Ettore is one of PICís co-founders and he is actively supporting the organizationís growth and strategy.

Ettore is President and Partner of Hyla Soft Inc., a subsidiary of Hyla Soft S.p.A.
Hyla Soft is an IT consulting firm which provides technology solutions, services and outsourcing to enterprises in several industry sectors.
He is also directly involved in consulting with large manufacturing companies who are looking for advanced technology solutions to streamline their production.
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Fabio Ronchi
Fabio participated in the founding of PIC, he is the CEO of AtoM America LLC, based in Chicago.

Fabio has a legal and consulting background and AtoM America offers trading opportunities and consulting services mostly to US and Italian based companies. AtoM America is also active in e-commerce activities.
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Francesca Tuti
Francesca is one of PIC's co-founders. She coordinates internal meetings and is involved in the organization of PIC's events.

Bachelor degree in Economics at Universita' di Pisa in Italy, she is currently Export traffic manager at MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company). Handling exports from the US into Latin America and Africa.
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Giacomo Ferrucci
Giacomo participated in the founding of PIC, he is the founder and President of Archisesto, a full-service design showroom specializing in Italian products for residential and office developments. Giacomo is a native of Lucca, Italy and has a showroom located in the West Loop of Chicago.

Giacomo studied in Architecture at the University of Florence and has been practicing interior architecture and design in the United States for 8 years. Giacomo proudly supports the Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera Chicago, Wish Upon a Wedding Foundation, and One Hope United.
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Luca Angeli
Luca is one of PIC’s co-founders.


Luca directs international sales for Midmark Corp., a medical equipment manufacturer with facilities in Lincolnshire, IL. With a background in mechanical engineering at the Politecnico di Torino, he devoted his professional life to the setup, training and implementation of sales networks for imaging devices around the world. Moved to Chicago in 2004.
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Luca Pugina
Luca is one of PIC’s co-founders. Responsible for new members acquisition and retention.

He is also involved with planning, logistics, and marketing of PIC’s events.

MBA in Marketing Management at the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and BA in Business Economics at the University of Florence. Currently, he is marketing manager at Robert Bosch, North America.
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Marcello Bochicchio De Maria
Marcello is one of PIC's co-founders and organizers.

He is currently working as Export Rail Billing Manager at MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) and has been previously working for the Italian Chambers of Commerce system in the legal-administration area. He holds a Master's degree in International Business and a Bachelor degree in Law issued by the LUISS "Guido Carli" University of Rome.
Mattia Prian
Mattia is one of PIC's co-founders and organizers.
Founder of the Associazione Italiani Chicago.
Mattia is the president of PIBD, llc.
Laurea in Industrial Chemistry (Ca' Foscari Venezia), Master in Chemistry (DePaul University).