We are a team of 20 in Bologna, we are all passionate about what we're doing and our engineers work hard every day with the latest technologies inspired by the challenge of serving millions of worldwide users growing day by day.

Meet the founding team

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Massimo Ciociola

President & CEO / Founder

In a prior life he founded Wireless Solutions SpA in 2000, which was then acquired by the Dada Group in Florence, Italy. He became the CEO of Dada’s Iberia & LATAM units as well as the VP of mobile services for the entire group. Max is music and snowboard addicted. His wife says that he never pays attention to lyrics when he listen to music! She is wrong.

@maxciociola

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Jonny Delli Carri

COO / Founder

COO – Founder Most often referred to as “Fabio’s brother”, his real name is Jonny. He joined mXm and finally decided to ditch his suit and tie for a comfortable pair of sneakers and jeans. A veteran of KPMG and Accenture, with an MBA from Bocconi University, he’s our financial wizard and also handles operations and investor relations. We trust the guy. And so should you.

@gdellicarri

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Giuseppe Costantino

API & Front end - Co-founder

Giuseppe spent the last 10 years engineering music and mobile apps for Dada. He is the most upbeat person in mXm and when he really likes something he makes sure that everyone knows about it. Passionate about photography, you can find him having fun taking pictures all over Bologna.

@__giuseppe__

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Francesco Delfino

Cool things Evangelist – Co-founder

If you’ve seen the movie Gomorra, you know about Francesco’s roots. If you get him started talking about Android, Apple or anything geeky, stand clear! He co-founded Splinder.com, Italy’s largest independent community of bloggers.

@delfinof

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Valerio “valdez” Paolini

Metadata & Architecture – Co-founder

Valdez’s secret identity is Metaman, he’s got a “meta-explanation” for everything! He spent the last 10 years working on huge content and metadata management systems, but now he’s got a harder challenge, the redesign of the entire metadata ecosystem for music.

@valeriopaolini

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Loreto Parisi

Head of Application Development

Loreto is another guy from Francesco’s neck of the woods, yep, and just as dangerous. Bachelor of Engineering in Naples, he comes from Splinder and later he joined Dada as software engineer. Loreto designs musiXmatch amazing mobile and desktop applications.

@loretoparisi

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Matteo Pomi

Chief Revenues Officer

Matteo acquired in 14 year an extensive strategic level business experience creating and developing for several high profile companies the customers acquisition strategy. He loves to measure any marketing initiative and more, he is always around the mXm office with the tape measure in his hands.

@mattepo

Meet our advisory board

  • ChristopherMoser

    Christopher Moser

    Christopher worked at Sony Music Entertainment for 10 years based in New York, Madrid and London. He went on to run Myspace in UK, Ireland & Southern Europe. Today, he is a Director at iTunes.
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  • DenzylFeigleson

    Denzyl Feigelson

    35 years of music industry and digital media expertise. Advisor to iTunes since its inception and consultant for Coca-Cola on global music projects. Founder of AWAL (Artists Without A Label).
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  • nicholas

    Nicholas Firth

    Former Chairman & CEO of BMG Publishing. He served on the Boards of the American Society of Composers, ASCAP,NMPA,and International Music Publishers Association (IMPA).
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  • stefanhesse

    Stefano Hesse

    iBazar first, then eBay, Google, and now Facebook where he is Head of Corporate Communications Europe, Middle East and Africa. Snowboarder for passion. Father and one of The Top italian in the world
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