Senior Director, Chief Strategy Office Europe
Massimo Lucchina is a Senior Executive with large experience in High Tech, Internet and Telecom sector where he contributed to development of the first VoIP solution for Cisco, IPv6 connected car in collaboration with Renault in 2001 and several products and technology in the IOT space from sensors to wireless and mobility solutions.
Massimo is currently Sr Director Samsung CSO (Chief Strategy Office) Europe with responsibility of scouting new technologies and business and M&A in Europe; he joined Samsung in 2016 as part of the Strategy and Innovation Center activity.
Prior to Samsung, he was for 22 years with Cisco Systems initially opening the sales office in Italy and then moving onto Corporate roles: he was part of the team to introduce Voice-over-IP and deliver the first industry product in 1996, part of the core team to create M&A and Investment team to deliver 12 acquisitions and established Cisco Technology Center in Europe incubating 2 business. Lastly, Massimo established and led the Cisco Systems International office in Switzerland with M&A, Finance, Engineering wireless and Innovation center activities.
Prior to Cisco he worked for Swisscom, Telecom Italia/Sirti and for the European Space Agency.
Massimo holds Engineering Master from Politecnico di Milano