Octagona India is led by a group of seasoned entrepreneurs and professionals with rich and diverse vertical, functional and geographical experience.
Our leaders have first-hand experience in dealing with issues related to Internationalisation, Operations & Strategy Management and Performance Excellence. They have extensive experience across global markets, a variety of industrial sectors, having executed mandates in Europe, USA, Asia Pacific & Middle East. With their practical approach and wealth of knowhow, they have provided our clients with strategic direction and long-lasting impact.
Graduated in Management Engineering from the University of Bologna, he obtained a Diploma in Business Administration from Berkeley University, California (USA) and worked as a Researcher in Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Nottingham. Since 2002 he has been CEO of Bonfiglioli Consulting, and founder of the Lean Factory School®: he is an expert on Lean Thinking and Lean World Class® (applications in the design, production, project management) areas, particularly in the automotive, industrial goods, electronics sectors. and pharmaceutical.
Languages Spoken : Italian (mother tongue), English.
Alessandro graduated from the University of Wales (UK) in European Business Management, specialized course in International Marketing all’IFOA of Reggio Emilia. From 2000 to 2002 marketing consultant for important Italian organizations such as ISMEA and ISTAT. For the next two years Group Marketing Manager for an important Modena group manufacturer of machines for working metal, with business development activities in overseas markets. Currently Senior Partner of Octagona and Trainer in Ca’ Foscari, NIBI and other educational institutions with a strong international vocation. Extensive expertise and specialization in internationalization in mechanics, food, fashion, and retail. He graduated from the University of Wales (UK) in European Business Management, with a specialization course in International Marketing at IFOA of Reggio Emilia. From 2000 to 2002 Marketing Consultant for important Italian organizations such as ISMEA and ISTAT. For the next two years Group Marketing Manager for an important manufacturer of machines for working metal Modena, with business development activities in overseas markets. Currently Managing Director of Octagona Group and Trainer in several training entities with a strong international vocation. Extensive expertise in internationalization and specialization in mechanics, food, fashion, and retail.
Languages Spoken : Italian (mother tongue), English, French, Spanish.
Vishnu is a Mechanical Engineer with a Management Degree in International Business with over 23 years of business development experience. He has worked extensively for Japanese and Australian enterprises with focus to develop the market in South Asia for consumer products, electronics, infrastructure and renewable energy. He was the India Representative of a prominent Consumer Electronics corporation from Japan for six years and thereafter the South Asia Team Leader at the Australian Trade Commission. Currently in Octagona India since 2014. He specializes in India market entry, strategic marketing and operational support to foreign companies seeking business solutions in India.
Languages Spoken : Hindi (mother tongue), English & Japanese (basic).