Giovanni Fantasia is Managing Director Nielsen Italy since February 1st, 2014 and Managing Director Nielsen Greece since September 1st, 2014 untill May 25th, 2016.
For the last 20 years Giovanni has been working both for global established companies and for emerging startups, gaining an excellent understanding of the online world, e-commerce and Media, with a strong attention and passion for consumer.
Giovanni started his career in IBM and HP before joining McKinsey. He held the position of CEO Italy for Autoscout24 (Deutsche Telekom), of which he was also Vice President Sales Europe and Group Board Member. Giovanni was also Group COO at Populis. Prior to Nielsen he was Managing Director eBay Italy.
Giovanni has a degree in Computer Science at the University of Pisa, earned a master’s degree in Information Engineering at Cefriel/Politecnico of Milan and deepened business administration at McKinsey MBA.