Mauro Pretolani is a venture capitalist that has been working in the field for over 20 years in Europe, the US, Israel and China. Starting in 2017 he joined full time Fondo Italiano d' Investimento as Senior Partner in order to launch the new Tech Growth fund. He remains Senior Advisor at TLcom Capital LLP, a venture capital firm that he co-founded in 1999. He is a Board member of MotorK, a Marketing technology company, an filed in which he has several active investments: Persado, Cuebiq, Beintoo, Upstream. For several years he served on the board of IM3D, a company providing Breast and Colon Cancer screening services based on big data. Over the years he had operating roles in several tech companies and was also an independent director of SEAT Pagine Gialle (PG.MI). Prior to his VC career, he was a Manager at Bain & Company, and worked in the Marketing and Treasury departments of Procter & Gamble. Mauro holds an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.