Diego Gilardoni, a strategic advisor with an eclectic professional experience of over 20 years in three continents spanning from media to business consulting, works for itim International as an intercultural management consultant and trainer and as a corporate keynote speaker. A specialist of China, he gained firsthand experience of Chinese corporate culture while working in Shanghai for a Swiss advisory firm specialized in M&A and market entry consulting.
In his strategic intercultural consulting and training activity aimed at companies doing business globally or dealing with multicultural teams, Diego Gilardoni brings an holistic perspective that reflects the diverse knowledge and skills acquired in his previous experience as an international journalist and analyst in Europe and in the United States and the insights gained through his business experience in China. In the last few years he has been invited by banks and business organizations as a corporate speaker to provide executive briefings and keynote speeches. Born in the Italian part of Switzerland, and therefore dealing with intercultural issues since an early age, he is fluent in Italian, French, English and German, while he struggles to keep up with his Mandarin.