Umberto Malesci

Umberto Malesci
  • Independent Director
  • Non-executive Director
  • Born in Firenze on 6 January 1981


Umberto Malesci has been a member of the Board of Directors of Assicurazioni Generali since 29 April 2022.

He holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

His career began as a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company, Inc. In 2005 he co-founded Fluidmesh Networks, a tech start-up in the field of wireless networking. He served as Fluidmesh Chief Executive Officer (CEO) until the acquisition by Cisco in June 2020. Between 2011 and 2014 he also served as executive vice-chairman and board member of AvrioRMS Group and Pantascene LLC, until the acquisition of both companies by Hitachi Ltd in 2014. Today he is responsible for business development and marketing for the Internet of Things (IOT) business unit at Cisco - as a result of the latter’s acquisition of Fluidmesh Networks, of which he follows its integration into the Cisco group - where he also assumed marketing responsibility for the industrial networking and cybersecurity segment.

Relevant positions according to our directors overboarding policy

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Other positions

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Institute of Technology
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Tanaza S.p.A.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Meltemi Ventures S.r.l.

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For information on Umberto Malesci shareholdings, see the shareholdings section.