Episode #016 : Michele Ferrario | Columbia MBA | Stashaway Co-Founder and CEO | Open Minds and Serendipitous Moments

Michele Ferrario is the Co-Founder and CEO of StashAway. Based in Singapore, Southeast Asia’s financial epicenter, StashAway is committed to transform and lead the wealth management industry throughout all of APAC.

Prior to founding StashAway, Michele spent the first part of his career in and around the financial industry, and the second part of his career focusing on using internet to provide customers with better services.

Michele was the Group CEO of ZALORA, Southeast Asia’s largest fashion e-commerce platform, where he was responsible for leading a team of 1,500 people across eight countries, in the process growing the company 15x to make it the undisputed leader in the market.

Before ZALORA, Michele founded the Italian and Pakistani operations of Rocket Internet, launching 5 companies in these 2 countries.

From 2004 to 2012, Michele worked in the financial industry, first as a consultant at McKinsey (Milan and New York offices) where he served primarily Financial Institutions, then in Milan-based Private Equity Fund Manager Synergo.

Michele earned his MBA at Columbia Business School and his Bachelor of Science in Finance at Bocconi University in Italy.

Michele has also been invited by Singapore’s Minister of Finance to be a member of the Committee for the Future of the Economy.

Michele can be contacted on LinkedIn here.

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