Roberto Ruzzante has more than 25 years of international experience in branding, licensing and development projects as manager in leading companies and also as entrepreneur.

As President, manager and founder of consulting companies, Mr. Ruzzante has worked with many companies and brands. He has generated, collaborated, facilitated partnerships, negotiations and licensing programs in many industries: luxury and consumer goods, real estate and hospitality, city branding, new technology and medical, involving brands and groups such as Brunschwig & Fils, Haviland, Donna Karan, Pantofola d’Oro, Pantone Universe, Porsche Design, Mila Schon, Guy Laroche, Anne Geddes, the City of Venice among many others.

He was previously General Manager of an international joint venture in the corporate services industry. He gained strong industrial experience in managerial positions at major European textiles groups where he worked with brands and licenses such as Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent, as well as Frette, the leading luxury home-textile company.  During his career, Mr. Ruzzante has had the opportunity to manage projects and licensed products with mass consumer brands like Walt Disney, Barbie, among many others.

The French Government and governmental organizations have asked his intervention on several confidential projects.

As a trilingual guest lecturer, he addresses the audience in English, French or Italian.      

Mr. Ruzzante has worked and lived in the United States, France and Italy and is a graduate of Bocconi University in Milan with a major in economics.