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Giacomo Carissimi

Founder of Ground Control S.r.l.

After graduating in philosophy from the State University of Milan, he worked for two years at the university, teaching and writing about cinema, art, and phenomenology. He worked as playwright and assistant director to internationally renowned directors in theatre, ballet, opera and cinema productions. Pursuing his interest in the communications sector, he began to work as copywriter for major national and international campaigns. He directed videos and commercials, before becoming a creative director and show director for major national and international productions.Creative Director of K Events Milano and Dubai for 6 years (Filmmaster Group), he was also editor of N.O.T (News on Trends) an on-line magazine on new world trends and continues to teach communication and show direction at IED, IULM, Università Cattolica di Milano, and Università Bocconi.

Alessandro de Felice

Co-Founder of Ground Control S.r.l.

After graduating in Business Administration from Università Luigi Bocconi in Milan, he worked over the last decade for corporations as well as marketing agencies. To mention a few: Category Manager for Apparel, Homeware and Automotive at Warner Bros. Consumer Products. Project Manager at DPR Eventi working with brands such as Citroen, Bisazza, Heineken, Telecom, Costa Crociere, Mondadori among others. Global Head of Events at Diesel HQ: Project owner of all Diesel and Diesel Black Gold International Events such as Fashion Shows, Product Presentations, Trade Shows, Parties, Celebrations as well as Edge Marketing Projects as Diesel:U:Music, Diesel Wall, Diesel New Voices. He is also the founder of Studio, a cultural lifestyle magazine.