Elkann obtained a scientific baccalaureate from the Lycée Victor Duruy in Paris and graduated in Engineering from Politecnico, the Engineering University of Turin.
While at university, he gained work experience in various companies of the Fiat Group in the UK and Poland (manufacturing) as well as in France (sales and marketing).
He started his professional career in 2001 at General Electric as a member of the Corporate Audit Staff, with assignments in Asia, the USA and Europe.
John Elkann is Chairman of Ferrari N.V. and Chairman of GEDI Gruppo Editoriale S.p.A.
Mr. Elkann is a trustee of MoMA. He also serves as Chairman of the Giovanni Agnelli Foundation.
Before joining Ferrari, he was President of STMicroelectronics’, Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group, since January 2016 and also a member of ST’s Executive Committee from May 31, 2018. Vigna joined ST in 1995 and founded the Company’s MEMS activities (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems). Under his guidance, ST’s MEMS sensors established the Company’s leadership with large OEMs in motion-activated user interfaces. His responsibilities were expanded to include connectivity, imaging and power solutions and he piloted a series of successful moves into new business areas, with a particular focus on the industrial and automotive market segments. During his career Vigna has filed more than 200 patents on micromachining, authored numerous publications and has sat on the Boards of several EU-funded programs including start ups as well as worldwide recognized Boards of Asian and American research centers. Benedetto Vigna graduated in Subnuclear Physics from the University of Pisa.
Born on April 4th 1975, Delphine Arnault graduated from the EDHEC Business School and the London School of Economics. She began her career at McKinsey & Company, the global management consultancy firm, where she was a Consultant for two years.
He also serves as Chairman of the board of auditors of ISPI (Institute for the Study of International Politics), as well as a member of the board of auditors of the Intesa San Paolo Foundation Onlus. Mr. Duca has previously served as member of the board of Nedcommunity association from May 2019 until May 2022, member of the Statutory Auditors of BasicNet S.p.A. from 2017 until March 2022, Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Enel S.p.A. from April 2010 until May 2019, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orizzonte SGR S.p.A. from 2008 until 2016, Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Exor S.p.A. until May 2015, Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors and effective auditor of GTech until April 2015, member of the Board of ASTM S.p.A. and Chairman of the Audit Committee of ASTM S.p.A. from 2010 until 2013, Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Tosetti Value SIM and an independent director of Sella Gestione SGR until April 2010. From 1997 until July 2007, Mr. Duca was the Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers S.p.A.. In addition, he has previously served as Chairman of the board of auditors of the Fondazione per la Scuola of Compagnia di San Paolo until February 2022, Chairman of the board of auditors of the Silvio Tronchetti Provera Foundation, Chairman of the board of auditors of Compagnia di San Paolo until May 2016, member of the Edison Foundation’s advisory board and the University Bocconi in Milan’s development committee, as well as Chairman of the Bocconi’s Alumni Association’s board of auditors and a member of the board of auditors of the ANDAF (Italian Association of Chief Financial Officers). As a certified chartered accountant and auditor, he acquired broad experience through the PricewaterhouseCoopers network as the external auditor of a number of significant Italian listed companies. Mr. Duca graduated with honors in Economics and Business from University Bocconi in Milan.
Mike joined Index in 2009 to establish the firm's North American activities. Mike invests primarily in enterprise software and artificial intelligence. He is currently serving on the boards of Aurora, Confluent, Clickhouse, Scale, Sonos, and Wealthfront, among others. Mike was previously a director of Ericsson and Fiat Chrysler Automotive.
Prior to Index, Mike was Chief Strategy Officer and SVP/GM of Cisco's routing business, where he managed a P&L in excess of $10 billion in revenues. His team was responsible for the acquisition of over 70 companies, some of which were multi-billion deals.
Mike has a B.S in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He currently serves on the Global Advisory Board of Stanford's Knight Hennessy Scholars program.