TEAM

MASTERING SCIENCE AND BUSINESS

Prof. Pierluigi Riva - Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Founder of ORS, prof. is the mastermind behind all software solutions. His expertise in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics results from a brilliant academic career at the Economics University of Turin and at the London School of Economics in the departments of Economics and Operations Research, as well as from twenty years of concretely applying science to business.

Fabio Zoffi - President

Fabio is an international serial entrepreneur and investor born in Venice and living in Germany.
After spending several years as executive at the Benetton Group, Fabio was partner and managing director of a pan-European early stage technology investment fund and founded Germany’s largest Wimax telecommunications venture.
As investor and board member, Fabio is currently supporting a portfolio of privately-held companies based in Italy and Germany. Fabio has a degree in business administration at the University of Ca’ Foscari in Venice.

Barbara Battaglino - Chief Operating Officer

Before joining ORS, Barbara worked over a decade for Motorola Software Group as Team and Project Manager. She led Mobile Networks software developments and, in 2005, she took the responsibility of the added-value product/services delivery team, handling first time installations at Mobile Operators premises. In 2008 she moved to the Mobile Devices business unit as Product Software Manager coordinating teams in several countries. In 2009 Barbara joined ORS as Project Manager and in 2012 was appointed COO managing the overall operations.  Barbara has a double degree in Telecommunication Engineering at Politecnico di Torino and  EURECOM (Sophia Antipolis, France) and a Certificate of Master in Project Management at the George Washington University.

Nazzareno Oberto - Manager Director Italy

Nazzareno worked as director of organization and IT systems at the textiles group Miroglio/GVB. Then he was an executive at G.F.T. in charge of integrated logistics and information systems and collaborated with KSA – Kurt Salmon Associates – as a Senior Associate. Nazzareno co-founded ORS in 1996 and he is counselor of the administration of banking services associates.

Giampiero Marghella - Chief Financial Officer

Giampiero brings more than 30 years of senior level, hands-on management experience as CFO and Director, as consultant of international industrial companies operating in several sectors, VP Finance EMEA of an Emerson division, CFO of Bausch & Lomb, financial manager in charge of post-acquisition integration and restructuring in Edizione and audit manager in Ernst Young. Giampiero earned a degree in business administration from the University La Sapienza (Rome) and he is member of the Italian Chartered Accountants Board and of the Italian Statutory Auditors Board.

Al Hynd - VP, Optimization and Modeling

Al is responsible for the technical implementation of all optimization based products and projects. After a long experience as developer of a vehicle routing and scheduling solution and later of TRIPS, the UK public transport modeling software, since 1997 Al coordinates the development activities of the most sophisticated products of optimization at ORS and has developed the mathematical programming system LAMPS (Linear and Mathematical Programming System) used by ORS. Al graduated in Mathematics and Physics at the University of Sussex and has a Masters in Management Science at Imperial College, London.