Tomorrow's intelligence is needed for tomorrow's challenges. By harnessing collective intelligence augmented by increasingly intelligent digital technologies, we can tackle our most pressing environmental and social challenges.
Experienced innovation leader and C-suite of large information technology services and software (SAP, Genpact); affiliate to leading academic research institutions (MIT), management consultant (BCG); and start-up executive. Now full-time focused on the sustainability innovation agenda and its technology-enabled real-world transformation (Supermind.design).
Gianni Giacomelli’s innovation work has focused on global, complex, technology-enabled operations, where digital tech and data aren't plug-and-play, and talent is scarce.
Gianni’s approach is to design and build collective-intelligence systems - from designing better collaboration flows, to better access to knowledge, including transforming how people learn, and how their talent is found.
He has worked and lived on three continents.
As Chief Innovation Officer, Gianni oversaw the innovation efforts of GE-spinoff Genpact (NYSE “G”), which drives digital transformation in large, sophisticated enterprises. G employs over 100,000 people globally, a multiple of the number when he joined, and a significant part of the growth is due to new capabilities.
As innovation design head, Gianni co-leads MIT's efforts to set up a collective intelligence design lab - aimed at exploring and designing people-machine networks able to generate radical innovation. At MIT, Gianni alongside his team pushes the boundary of "machine-humans" collaboration away from the well-trodden narrative of competition or augmentation, by exploring and designing systems that help networks and groups of people leverage each other's (thanks to machines') intelligence.