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Michele Bertoncello

Michele Bertoncello

Partner McKinsey & Company

Michele Bertoncello is a Partner in the Milan Office, where he is also co-leader of the Advanced Industries Practice for the Mediterranean area and leader of the Advanced Industries Practice for the EMEA area.

For the past fourteen years Michele has been assisting large companies operating in the industrial sector, mainly in the automotive sector, focusing on strategy, product development, customer experience and future mobility projects. Michele is one of the founding members of the McKinsey Center for Future Mobility, where he coordinates global studies on vehicle connectivity and is currently researching mobility scenarios that will emerge by 2030 and the use of data collected from connected cars.

Most recently, he has been involved in projects such as managing the merger process between global players in the automotive industry; developing the technology strategy for connectivity and autonomous driving services for a new entrant in the automotive market; defining the human-machine interface (HMI) strategy for a globally operating car manufacturer; developing the strategic plan for a telematics company; and transforming the business strategy for a leading luxury car manufacturer.

Prior to starting her career at McKinsey, Michele furthered her studies at New York University, George Washington University and Harvard University, after earning a Master's degree in Science of General Management and a Bachelor's degree in Economics of International Markets and New Technologies at Bocconi University in Milan.



Moderator: Gian Luca Pellegrini, Director QuattroRuote   

 8:30 | Registration opening   

 9:00 | Institutional greetings (Opening remarks) 

  • Paolo Calvano, Councillor for Budget, Personnel, Heritage, Institutional Reorganization, EU Relations Emilia-Romagna Region
  • Gian Carlo Muzzarelli, Mayor of Modena   
  • Andrea Prete, President Unioncamere 
  • Remo Taricani, Unicredit Deputy Head of Italy


9:45 | McKinsey speech 

  • Andreas Cornet, Senior Partner  
  • Michele Bertoncello, Partner  


10:20 | Motor Valley Top Table 

  • Andrea Pontremoli, CEO Dallara Automobili
  • Claudio Domenicali, CEO Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.
  • Andrea Antichi, Chief Manufacturing Officer Ferrari
  • Stephan Winkelmann, Chairman and CEO Automobili Lamborghini
  • Davide Grasso, CEO Maserati
  • Hannes Zanon, Commercial Director Pagani Automobili
  • Livia Cevolini, CEO Energica Motor Company


11:40 | Keynote speeches 

  • Cristina Bombassei, Consigliere e Chief CSR Officer Gruppo Brembo  
  • Edoardo Merli, ADG Power Transistor Sub-Group VP STMicroelectronics
  • Joannes - Joerg Rueger, President Bosch Engineering GmbH
  • Christian Richter, Google Director Global Automotive 


13:00 | Ribbon Cutting 

Official ribbon cutting and opening of the event at Accademia Militare