Simone Di Somma Simone Di Somma

About me

Simone Di Somma is a Managing Director at SAP, the largest European software house working on the design and developments of information processing systems.

Simone has a technology startup founder background. His last company, Askdata, specialized in AI-driven information processing systems, raised capital from notable venture funds such as Y Combinator (California) and silicon valley business angels, before being acquired by SAP.

Before Askdata, Simone has founded another startup INNAAS, specialized in big data platforms and has worked for Philip Morris International and Hewlett-Packard with primary focus on Advanced Analytics. He has professional experience accrued across Europe, Middle-East, Asia and USA.

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Professional Experiences

Managing Director, SAP - Rome

Founder and CEO, Askdata (exit to SAP) - San Francisco

Founder and CEO, INNAAS (Innovation as a Service) - Rome

IS Project Leader, Philip Morris International - Rome

EMEA Solution Architect, Hewlett Packard - EMEA

Producer, Berlin 20 years later - Berlin

Consultant, Hewlett-Packard- Rome

Founder and CEO, Newswax - Naples

Founder and CEO, Blusters Design - Naples

Teaching Experience

Adjunct Professor, LUISS Business School, Rome (as industry expert) for the following courses:

  1. Reimagining the Customer Experience" - Master in Management and Technology (2017 -> Present)

  2. Advanced Business Applications of AI for Big Data Management for Exec. program (2021 -> Present)

  3. Skill Lab in Data Driven Organization - Cross MBA (2022 -> Present)

  4. Becoming a Data-Driven Organization for the executive programs (2023 -> Present)

  5. Managing Artificial Intelligence - Executive Master (2023 - > Present)

  6. Executive tailored education: SANAD (UAE), QUADRIFOR (Italy) (2023 -> Present)

Teaching Fellow, LUISS, Rome

Eligible for the awarding of contract teaching positions in the Luiss Guido Carli Degree Courses, pursuant to art. 23 of Law 30 December 2010, n. 240, within the competition sector "09/H1 - Information processing systems"

  • Data Analytics @ Master Political and Institutional Communication and Marketing