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Management board

Alberto Calcagno
Chief Executive Officer

Alberto Calcagno is Fastweb’s Chief Executive Officer. Calcagno joined the company in 2000 as Head of Strategic Planning. He has covered various strategic roles within the company: from 2005 to 2007 he was Chief Financial Officer and from 2007 to 2010 he was Chief Operating Officer.

Born in 1972 and graduated in Political Economics at Milan’s Bocconi University, Calcagno worked for international investment banks like Salomon Brothers and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, specializing in mergers and acquisitions in the telecommunications industry.

Fabrizio Casati
Chief Wholesale Officer

Fabrizio Casati is Chief Wholesale Officer of Fastweb and he is in charge of Sales and Customer Operations for the market of Telco Operators. Casati joined Fastweb in 2004 to start-up the relationship with other telco operators and to grow the business in this market.

Born in 1967, from 1999 to 2004 he worked in Colt Telecom as Responsible of the Wholesale Market and then as Sales Director of the Enterprise sector. Previously he has held positions of increasing responsibility in Sales for other telecommunication companies such as AT&T, Sprint International and GlobalOne, and for other telco system companies such as Mitel.

Augusto Di Genova
Enterprise Officer

Augusto Di Genova is Enterprise Officer of Fastweb and he is in charge of sales, implementation and management of solutions and services for the whole Enterprise and Public Administration market.

Di Genova joined Fastweb in 2004 covering roles with increasing responsibilities in the sales department over the years. In 2007 he became Responsible of the Industry and Services sector, and then in 2011 of the entire Business market. In 2016 Di Genova took over responsibility for the Large Companies and the Public Administration market, and in 2018 of the whole Enterprise market.

Born in 1972, after graduating with honors in Economics and Business at "La Sapienza" University of Rome and a professional experience as auditor in PWC, he has been working for 4 years with increasing responsibilities in Between (now EY), dealing with Strategies, Business Plans and M&A operations for the main players in the telecommunications sector.

Peter Grüter
Chief Financial Officer

Peter Grüter is Chief Financial Officer of Fastweb since July 2014 and is responsible for managing all financial activities and aspects of the company.

Born in 1968 in Germany, Grüter studied in Germany, France and in the United States. He holds a a PhD in physics from École Normale Supérieure in Paris. Prior to Swisscom, he served 7 years as management consultant with McKinsey and Comp, Berlin. Peter specialized in telecom, IT, and media industries, and strategy and business development functions. He joined Swisscom in 2005 where he acted as head of Group Strategy and Head of Strategy for several operating units. He has been member of the Board of Directors of Swisscom Central and Eastern Europe, Airbites Ukraine, Swisscom Hospitality Services and several start-ups co-funded by Swisscom Group. In 2012 he headed the Group Participation Management, supporting and supervising Swisscom’s Italian It Services businesses.

Andrea Lasagna
Chief Technology Officer

Andrea Lasagna is Chief Technology Officer of Fastweb. Born in 1967 in Monza, he is responsible for the technological areas and operating processes relating to the Network, Data Centers and to the Information Technology Infrastructure. He joined Fastweb during the start-up in 1999, in charge of Broadband access technology for data, voice and video communication services, and of the implementation of the Fiber Network development plan. In 2011 was appointed as Head of Network Engineering, with the overall responsibility for fixed and mobile Network Technologies.

Previously Lasagna worked for several years in the Telecommunication sector in increasingly senior positions in development and implementation of broadband networks, within international groups such Digital Equipment, Omnitel and Kraft Foods.

Luca Mastropaolo
Chief Consumer & Small Business Officer

Luca Mastropaolo is Chief Consumer and Small Business Officer of Fastweb since October 2018 and is responsible of sales and Customer Operations for the consumer and micro-business market. Mastropaolo joined Fastweb in 2000 covering roles with increasing responsibilities over the years. In 2011 he became head of management control and from 2014 of the Business Steering department and of all the budgeting, reporting and credit activities.

Born in 1969, after graduating in Economics at Cattolica University of Milan, before he joined Fastweb, Mastropaolo developed his professional career in the accounting sector of KPMG and in in Internal Auditing Department of Vodafone.

Matteo Melchiorri
Human Capital Officer

Matteo Melchiorri is Chief Human Capital Officer of Fastweb with responsibility for internal organization, recruiting and enhancing human resources activities after being Head of HR Organization & Operations since May 2016, when he joined the company.

Born in the US in 1972 Melchiorri graduated in Economics at Bocconi University in Milan. Melchiorri’s professional experience has developed within important international groups such as Deutsche Bank, Microsoft and Bolton Manitoba, where he was of Head of Human Resources from 2007 to 2011. From 2011 to 2016, Melchiorri was Director of Human Resources of Star (GB Foods Group).

Walter Renna
Chief Operating Officer

Walter Renna is Chief Operating Officer of Fastweb since september 2018 with responsibility for the sustainability and the long term business development along with corporate operating efficency. Renna joined the company in 2008 with responibilities in strategies, business plan and M&A where he contribuited to stategic projects as the expansion of the fibre access network and the development of Flash Fiber, the joint venture between TIM and Fastweb, set up with the aim to bring fiber optic to homes in 29 cities. From 2016 Renna is member of the Management Board of Flash Fiber.

Born in 1982, after graduating in Economy at the University of Bologna and getting a Master degree at Bocconi University, Renna developed his career in KPMG advisory and M&A for Fashion, Luxury, Publishing and Automotive for leading companies.

Sergio Scalpelli
Chief Institutional & External Relations Officer

Sergio Scalpelli is Chief Institutional & External Relations Officer of Fastweb since 2001 and is responsible for relations with bodies, institutions, government agencies, associations and the Italian and international media, to ensure that the company’s institutional visibility is consistent with its industrial plan.

Born in 1959, from 1983 to 1992 Scalpelli has been the director of the Casa della Cultura in Milan, a training and information center active in social sciences and the humanities. One of the founders (1995) and managing director until 1998 of the daily newspaper Il Foglio. As journalist and editorial consultant, Scalpelli was member of the editorial committee of Limes, an Italian geopolitical journal, and edited the Frontiere series for the Guerini publishing house. He was also member of the board of directors of the Ideazione foundation and editor of the monthly magazine Critica Sociale. From 1991 to 1993 he was a member of the board of directors of Milan’s Bocconi University. From 1995 to july 2006 he has been editor of Tempi weekly magazine, and a member of Milan city council from 1997 to 2001.