Vertical Health Accelerator is offering the sprout winner an opportunity to be mentored by Vertical CEO Paolo Borella and one week of full access to their incubator and space.
CEO, HEAD OF PROGRAM
Paolo is CEO & Co-founder of Vertical, where is heads the acceleration program. Paolo has been involved in business acceleration and startups for several years; as Director of AppCampus the Aalto University-Microsoft-Nokia program with a 21M€ fund he helped accelerate the Windows Phone ecosystem across the world. His previous work included running a 7 million people, 10M USD/year online community as a Vice President at Fox Mobile Distribution in Germany.
Earlier Paolo spent 12 years at Nokia serving as Director for the Portfolio Management for Service and Software go-to-market, spending five years in Singapore. Earlier in his career he developed his Change Management and Process Improvement skills with General Electrics, working in the ED&C Business in Italy and with a six-month rotation in the Corporate Audit Staff based in Albany, USA.