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Maurizio Liverani, Advisor & CFO

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Who is Maurizio

Maurizio defines himself as a "restless person": proceeding with the reading of the article you will understand the reason.

His cultural background is admirable. He has lived for several years in California, London, Rome and is currently based in Milan, which defines his home.

He really likes jazz music and playing sports.

Educational path

He holds a Ph.D. of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University (focusing on biomedical devices and medical electronics) and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Surrey (England).

Liverani is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and a YPO Gold member.

Professional experience

Maurizio’s background is really very rich and vast. Basically, you can identify two tracks in his career:

  1. the biotech sector;
  2. information technology/hardware.

Nowadays, Maurizio is Chairman of:

  • Instants AI Pte. Ltd.
  • 30secondstofly Inc.

He is also an Angel Investor and an Advisor for Berkeley SkyDeck Europe, an internationally renowned accelerator for European-focused startups.

From 1991 to 2005, he developed Algol Group, a distributor of network computing products and internet infrastructure solutions. In particular, Maurizio was CEO of Algol France and Chairman & CEO of Algol Group in Milan.

From 1988 to 1991 he was CEO and founder of California-based Alcom Corporation, a manufacturer of document communications servers.

Prior postings include:

  • CEO and founder of Algotek Inc., now Natus Medical Inc., Medical Instrument Company, a manufacturer of infant auditory brainstem response screeners (NASDAQ: BABY);
  • Director of R&D at Medical Instruments Company Amplaid SPA (Milan).

Past directorships include:

  • Chairmanship of Baryon Capital Corp., a boutique advisory firm;
  • OhMy Corp., an Internet fun card provider;
  • WorldOnline, an ISP, LookNBuy (e-commerce);
  • Party America, West Coast retail chain;
  • Alcom Oy (Finland), public high tech group.

In conclusion, his areas of expertise are:

  • Biotech
  • Sales distribution
  • Logistics

In particular, regarding the world of Startup, Maurizio deals with:

  • Business strategy
  • Go-to-market
  • Fundraising

His role in Wave

Maurizio holds the important role of Advisor and acting-CFO (Chief Financial Officer).

Maurizio’s contribution at the Business Development level consists in developing the startup, contributing to the growth and creation of intrinsic value, helping Wave to become an interesting and scalable business.

As an acting-CFO, Maurizio helps Wave on the issues of financial strategy and the instruments to support it, thanks to his experience in fundraising and venture capital.

Thank you Maurizio!

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