Grazia Santagati
CO-VP Technology

Native Italian, longtime Paris-based, she also calls home Antibes, on the French Riviera, where she contributes to the development of PWN Nice-Côte d'Azur City Network in the role of VP Membership & Web.

She started her career as a media producer at the French National Center for Scientific Research, then joined an US headquartered leading provider of technology and globalization solutions, servicing global customers of various industries and major technology firms from over 26 solution center across the world.

As an operational leader and an international program manager Grazia has been a key contributor in operationalizing innovative technologies and systems across the corporation, as well as building innovative service offering and business processes via new production models. She has managed local and offshore teams, consulted with clients, enabled global teams to improved efficiency, always with an entrepreneurial state of mind and keeping eyes and ears open to opportunities for innovation.

Grazia's initial education is in linguistics and comparative literature. She later specialized in Natural Language Processing, holds an MBA from ESCP Europe and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for service and transaction.