Prior to joining Kalypso, Lucio was vice president of R&D and an executive board member at Mars Pet Food, where he led the category's global R&D team and served as the corporate leader for best practices in innovation.
Lucio is a frequent speaker and thought leader on innovation. He holds a Master Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University La Sapienza in Rome, Italy. He also received executive training at MIT, University of Chicago, London Business School, Kellogg School of Management and Caltech.
Lucio's expertise lies in the commercialization of successful products, organizational transformation, end-to-end cycle of innovation, and linking innovation and technology strategy to the business strategy.
“As a former Kalypso client, working with Kalypso was a pleasure. I admired the firm's commitment to the success of the client and their ability to tailor expertise to specific challenges. I hold myself accountable to these same standards now that I am a member of the firm.”
Lucio loves to spend quality time with his wife and his main passion - his son. He also loves music and listens to it any time he can; he owns a vast and eclectic CD collection. Lucio has run three marathons and still enjoys running on a regular basis. He has lived on three continents and enjoys cultural diversity.