Luca has extensive leadership experience in new ventures, global corporations and a family business. He worked 7 years for multinationals BP (Helios Fellows Program) and Naturgy on oil and gas industry innovations on the commercial and strategy teams. He distributed $150+ million of capital at a large development fund. Luca was raised in a third generation family business in Texas and has been an entrepreneur since his youth. He has an MBA from a top European business school and a BA from Boston College.
DISTINKT BRINGS WORLD CLASS TALENT TO SMART INKS
With a diverse team of scientists and entrepreneurs, Distinkt is turning cutting edge science into business reality.
Sadie has been involved in the finance and leadership of dozens of early growth and mature startups across a spectrum of industries for the past 20 years. She has founded two companies in the digital asset industry. Her latest company, Makara, was recently acquired by Betterment. Sadie serves as a formal advisor for multiple early stage startups, is a mentor for the Barcelona Technology Transfer Group at IESE, and is a member of the Female Founders Alliance.
Rohit is a PhD chemical engineer with specialization in Nanomaterials. He is experienced in leading multidisciplinary teams to scale up the technology and product using agile methods. Rohit also has operations management experience through his stint at P&G, where he managed two projects worth $10 million.
Prior to cofounding Distinkt, Dr. Roscini worked at the Nanostructured Functional Materials group at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology since 2013, leading an independent research line in Chromogenic and emissive materials for energy-efficient devices (e.g. smart windows and security inks) where he published several peer-reviewed papers and co-authored 7 patents, some of which have been licensed. He leads R&D collaborations with multiple international companies and previously co-founded another technology spinoff company (Futurechromes S.L.).
DR. CLAUDIO ROSCINI
Alex is a PhD in materials science with specialization in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. His research was focused on developing a new generation of chromogenic and emissive materials and covers everything from the chemistry in the lab to the final applications. He has knowledge in technology transfer and entrepreneurship what's necessary to bring scientific knowledge to business.