Mario Vitale graduated with honors in Economics and Management at Luiss University. In 2017 he also earned a PhD in Management. During this period, he also collaborated as a teacher in the courses of Business Organization, Corporate and Business Strategy, and International Business.
Afterwards, he was appointed as Head of Custom Programs Division at Luiss Business School and, then Head of Business Development and Corporate Relations; in 2017 he also took over the leadership of the Corporate Communication area.
In 2019, he become Director of Business Development, Stakeholder Engagement and External Relations of the Luiss Business School, and in this role he contributed to the growth and development of the School by promoting, among other things, the strengthening and increase of relations with Corporate Partners and the opening of two new campuses in Italy and one abroad. Since 2020 he has been Managing Director of LuissX.
On June 1st he joined Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, working on the start-up and launch of Fondazione CDP. He was appointed General Manager of Fondazione CDP on July 30th.
He is also Chairman of Arbolia S.p.A., a benefit society founded by SNAM and Fondazione CDP with the mission to develop urban forests in Italy to contrast the climate change and contribute to the development of italian territories.
Passionate about modern and geopolitical history, he is the author of several publications on the topics of innovation and the evolution of digital learning.