Pietro Candela

Head of Business Development Alibaba Group Italy

Pietro Candela isemployed at the Ant Financial Services Group as head of business development ofAlipay in Italy.
Before Alipay, Pietro worked in the general managementconsulting industry. He was partner at EY (former Ernst&Young), member of theEMEIA Advisory Center, dealing with customerinnovation and digital strategies in Europe-Middle East-India-Africa.
BeforeEY, Pietro was partner at Booz&Company (today known as Strategy&),where he was member of the European Communication, Media and Technology groupand where he led the Digital Business & technology practice in Italy. Alonghis consulting experience, Pietro specialized in payments, digital media,innovation.
He got a master degree in Electronic Engineering and an MBA inMilan, and was professor at the Luiss University in Rome.