Gianluca Pucacco

Advisory Board

Gianluca Puccaco Advisor at Zigurat Innovation School

Gianluca Pucacco

Vice President, Global Sales Operations at Facebook

Gianluca is an Italian national, born and raised in Rome where he got his degree in Business Administration specializing in Statistical Textual Data Analysis. He also holds a Master in Strategy from the Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland. Gianluca’s passion for data, technology, process improvement and quality enabled the attainment of a Six Sigma Black Belt certification.

Gianluca brings over 20 years of professional experience having worked across Europe and the US for some top blue-chip companies like Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, PayPal and Microsoft. Since 2011 he is employed by Facebook where he is the Vice President of Global Sales Operations focusing on strategy, planning, data analytics and operations. During his career Gianluca has had the opportunity to perfect the importance of data analytics and operational excellence as key factors for strong decision making. Gianluca is particularly interested in building strategy and planning that helps companies to deliver transformational digital solutions for their clients, with a constant focus on efficiencies and customer satisfaction.

Gianluca is very passionate about people management, in his experience mentorship, accountability, real time feedback and ongoing support are vital to empower and nurture managers and employees to be their very best.

“Digital transformation is here, for companies it is a matter of adapt or die; adapting it is more than simply changing your technology strategy, it is embracing a holistic approach in a new journey of discovery that will require new customer interactions, different entry points but especially a new organizational culture.”