Giuseppe Stigliano

CEO di Wunderman Thompson Italy (Gruppo WPP) Docente di Retail Marketing Innovation in IULM e di Business Innovation in Cattolica

Giuseppe is an entrepreneurial manager with 15 years of international experience in Marketing and Communication services. He serves as CEO of Wunderman Thompson – a global marketing and advertising agency with 200 offices all over the world. In his role, he has the privilege to guide a team of 200+ talents in the relentless pursuit of business and creative solutions for Wunderman Thompson clients. Prior to this role, he spent 6 years with the award-winning innovation company AKQA, cofounded two start-ups and earned a Ph.D. degree in Marketing and Economics.
He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of ‘Retail Marketing Innovation’ at notable universities and enjoys mentoring talented young entrepreneurs.
Giuseppe is a prolific public speaker. He regularly gives talks for leading brands and events. The main topics he covers are digital transformation, customer experience, retail marketing and business innovation.
In 2018 he had the privilege to be co-author with the internationally renowned marketing expert Philip Kotler of the business publication: Retail 4.0 | 10 Guiding Principles for the Digital Age. Giuseppe defines himself as an avid learner, passionate about innovation and a networker by nature. He believes strongly that in a changing world, playing it safe is one of the riskiest things companies can do.