Meet
SIMONA GRANDE!


Hometown:
Carmagnola, Italy

Interest:
Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Education:

MIEX, Multiple Master Degree in International Management

  • MIB, University of Bologna, Italy
  •  Master of Science, ICN Business School Nancy, France
  • Master of Science, ECUST Shanghai, China

Bachelor Degree in International Business

  • Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
  • Erasmas: Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Germany


Languages:
English (Advanced)
Italian (Advanced)
German (Intermediate)
French (Intermediate)
Spanish (Intermediate)
Chinese (Elementary)

Has also lived/worked in:
France
Germany
Spain
China
US
Singapore
South Korea
Netherlands
Japan

 

 

 

 

Professional Summary:

Simona, 25, has over 6 years of experience including Market Research, Marketing and Communication, Design Thinking & Entrepreneurship, International Business Strategy, Project Management, Strategic Planning and Public Relations.

1. Junior Project Manager & Blog Contributor,  Food Makers at Maker Faire Rome

2. Business Development and Marketing, Verve International Ltd. (Shanghai)

3. In-store Support & PR, The Hershey Company (Shanghai)

4. Research Consultant, Roncucci&Partners (Bologna)

5. Research Consultant, Future Food Institute (Bologna)

6. Marketing & Sales Intern, Hexagon Metrology (Torino)

7. Hostess & PR in food events (Eurochocolate, Biofach, Vinitaly, Cibus) and others (Cosmoprof, Bauma)

8.  Other experiences include :

  • Travel Guide
  • Teacher & Project Assistant  in Germany
  • Internships in the Banking Sector

Special mentions:

  • Familiar with Arduino, 3D Printing, Business Planning, Project Management, Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Reggio Children Approach
  • Computer skills include ECDL Certificate, MS Office, Prezi, Windows, Linux, Photoshop, Pivot Tables, Social Media, SEO Tools
  • Nutrition and Health, Wageningen University, Edx MOOC (April - July 2016)
  • Startup Weekend Torino, Italy, Innovation Design Lab Prize (February 2016)
  • Bologna Service Design Jam (February 2016)
  • "We Feed the Planet", Future of Food and Farming, Slow Food, Italy (October 2015)
  • Business Innovation, Fondazione Mondo Digitale, Rome   
  • Startup Weekend Shangha, 3rd Place (April 2015)

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