Paolo La Sorda

Corporate Partnerships Manager, Plug and Play Tech Center

Speaker Bio

Paolo La Sorda is a Corporate Partnerships Manager at Plug and Play, bringing expertise in fostering innovation and investment strategies for both private corporations and public institutions. In his current role, Paolo engages with forward-thinking corporations and public entities to align their goals with Plug and Play's extensive network of startups, driving impactful partnerships and facilitating the integration of innovative solutions.

Within the domain of corporate partnerships, he specializes in facilitating innovative collaborations between forward-thinking corporations and startups, overseeing the entire process from defining challenges to implementing solutions and ensuring a positive return on investment. 

Paolo also works with public institutions, designing projects like accelerator programs and international events to drive job creation, local company internationalization, and attract investments. 

Before joining Plug and Play, he held roles in business development in a New York based accelerator program and several Food & Beverage and Travel companies in Paris and Turin. 

Paolo holds a Master's in International Food and Beverage Management from ESCP Paris and a Bachelor's in International Relations from the Università di Torino.