Milena Motta 

Senior Partner
Strategie & Innovazione

Milena Motta

Senior Partner
Strategie & Innovazione

Strategie & Innovazione are a consulting company supporting Italian and international companies in the areas of innovation, strategy, market and competitive intelligence.


The collaboration with the Institute for Manufacturing of the University of Cambridge (UK) started in 2009 on topics such as Strategic Roadmapping and Technology Intelligence to align strategy, market and innovation. Milena also adapted and translated the “Technology Intelligence” manual published by IfM University of Cambridge.

Milena conveys her knowledge and usage of Innovation and CI tools through managerial training seminars and speeches at national and international conferences. Since 1997, she has been a lecturer in strategic analysis of the competition, Market and Competitive Intelligence, and Technology Intelligence at leading universities including the SDA Bocconi in Milan, the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, and the LIUC University in Castellanza. She is also a lecturer for Patent and Technology Intelligence and a member of the Faculty of the ICI-Institute for Competitive Intelligence in Germany.


Milena presently serves as Independent Director at Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (the leading banking group in Italy). Previously, she has served as Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Trevi Finanziaria Industriale S.p.A. and as Statutory Auditor in companies listed on the Milan Stock Exchange (Brembo S.p.A., Atlantia S.p.A. and Damiani S.p.A.), as well as in innovative companies in the role of Marketing and Strategy Advisor.

Professional affiliations:


  • SCIP (Strategic & Competitive Intelligence Professionals). Milena founded SCIP Italia in March 1996. In 2009 she received the SCIP Fellows Award and before that the SCIP Catalyst Award in 1998. Milena chaired the 2008 and the 2004 European SCIP Conference and has been involved in several SCIP conference programme committees.
  • NED Community (Association of Non-executive and Independent Directors).
  • WCD (Women Corporate Directors).
  • AISM (Italian Marketing Development Association).
  • ADICO (Italian Marketing Directors Association).


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