Meet CrestOptics team

Management

Renato Giacobbo Scavo

CEO

A degree in Electronic Engineering at University of Rome and an MBA at HEC School of Business, he has been working for over 20 years in Venture Capital and Private Equity industries. Manager at Bain & Company focused on innovation, Investment Director at Jupiter Finance and then since 2007 serial entrepreneur and investor with several successful exits in high-tech industries.

Early founder and Board Member of CrestOptics since 2013; CEO of the company since 2020.

Sales, Marketing and Technical Support

Alessandra Scarpellini

CCO

PhD in Cell Biology and Biochemistry after a Master degree in Biotechnology.

After developing experience in the microscopy field in Nikon Instruments Europe and Essen Bioscience/Sartorius, Alessandra joins CrestOptics, where she oversees business and marketing.

Andrea Santinelli

Head of Technical Support

Master’s degree in Physics, Quantum Optics.

Almost 10 years experience in CrestOptics through R&D, sales and technical support.

Andrea is in charge of all the pre-sales and after-sales activities aimed at supporting system integrators and end users.

Business Development Manager
Business Development Specialist

Laura Ferrucci

Application Specialists
Marketing and Communication Specialist

Marco Busiello

Technical Support Specialists

COO – Organization, Product Development

Paolo Sona

COO

With a master’s degree in Electronic Engineering and 30+ years of experience, Paolo has covered Research, Product development and Operations management roles on industrial lasers, telecommunication and consumer electronics products in several companies like Quanta System, Hewlett Packard, Jabil, Cisco and Pirelli.  Paolo has a large experience in managing international multicultural teams across Europe, USA , South America and Far East on complex projects and is familiar with Chinese culture thanks to his Taiwan assignment in ADB where he was also General Manager of Italian office. 
Paolo has joined CrestOptics to lead the Product Development and Operations teams.

Raino Ceccarelli

Chief Technology Officer

Master’s degree in Physics, Quantum Optics. Raino coordinates a team made of researchers, optical, mechanical and electronics engineers through the different phases of products development.

Emanuele Roccia

Laura Giacoppo

Optical Engineers

Giulia Zanini

Senior Optical Scientist

Emanuele Pontecorvo

Fabrizio Gala

Joint Lab CrestOptics-IIT Researchers

Giampietro Piscopo

Mechanical Engineers

Federico Filesi​

Giovambattista Pulcini

Electronics Engineers

Nicola Iasevoli

Senior Software Manager
Electronics Technician

Production Quality & Engineering and Change Management

Marco Broglia

Head of Production Quality & Engineering and Change Management

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Marco oversees the production team and he is responsible for the optimization of all steps involved in the production process.

Planning, Purchasing & Logistics

Planning, Purchasing & Logistics Manager

Elisa Ieraci

Luigia Olivieri

Purchasing
Planner/Buyer

Domenico Zucaro

Warehouse

Manufacturing

Manufacturing Manager

Damiano Pirone

Massimo Ricci

Mattia Cimarelli

Nobin Islam

Chiara Bardelli

Manufacturing Technicians

Administration & Finance

Alessandro Giudice

CFO

Holds a Degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University, a Master in Business Administration from SDA Bocconi, Masters in Finance from London Business School and additional credentials as a Chartered Accountant in both the UK (ICAEW) and Italy (ODCEC).

With over 30 years of experience, Alessandro has held key leadership roles in diverse industries. Prior to his current position at CrestOpticts, he served as CFO in notable companies such as Algorand Labs (blockchain), D-Orbit (aerospace), Enertronica Santerno (energy and mechanical), Nannini (fashion), and played a pivotal role as a partner at YourCFO. His extensive finance career also includes 16 years in investment banking.

Alessandro has also contributed to academia by teaching Corporate Finance at John Cabot University in Rome and the American University in Florence (FUA-AUF) and is a PhD student in management at Bayes Business School in London. He is also recognized as an editor of books and articles featured in various newspapers and magazines.

Bala Tapas Chandra

Controller
Administration & Finance Manager

Simona Matteucci

Maria Rosaria Siciliano Iengo

Accounting

Corporate Development

Chief Corporate Development Officer

Master’s degree in Economics and Management of Innovation. After an experience in management consulting, currently he’s responsible for implementing and achieving success with Strategic Plan, as well as overseeing all activities related to corporate affairs, ESG, M&A, and corporate governance.

Corporate Development & Special Projects

HRO & Quality

Andrea Cappelletti

HRO & Quality

Bachelor’s degree in Law. Having more than 30 years’ experience in Human Resources, Andrea joins CrestOptics where he supervises the HR team along with the Office Management team.

Quality Engineer & Internal Processes Manager
Quality Control & Logistics support

Irene Battistelli

Logistics & Office Management
Well-being & Office Management
HR Administration

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