Michele Marzola, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder

Michele Marzola, Chairman of the Board of XSurgical, is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Interceptin srl in Firenze, Tuscany, Italy. He is also Chairman of the Board at O.R.P.E. d.o.o. and a Director at Green Bone Ortho srl and Winegrid S.A. in Portugal.  He also serves as a Partner at DeBere Capital Partners and is a major investor with Italian Angels for Growth, the premiere angel investment/ venture capital funding firm in Italy.

He is a veteran investor with experience in facilitating more than 20 start-up companies in the life sciences, digital and professional services industries.  He brings over 35 years of experience administering activities in all major Western economies and emerging markets and is versed in the areas of energy, machinery, raw materials, process industries, services and information technology.

Marzola’s extensive professional background includes General Manager of IBM Global Services (Milan and Paris); Principal of Booz, Allen & Hamilton where he led the firm’s Strategy Consulting practice in London and Milan; and a Consultant with Bain & Co. in London.

Marzola holds an MBA from the Columbia Graduate School of Business in New York and a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Bologna. He is fluent in English, Italian, French and Spanish.