Meet CrestOptics team


Renato Giacobbo Scavo


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.

Product Development

Raino Ceccarelli

Head of Product Development
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.

Antonio Imperio

Emanuele Roccia

Tomas Steponavicius

Optical Engineers

Emanuele Pontecorvo

Fabrizio Gala

Joint Lab CrestOptics-IIT Researchers

Franco Castelmani

Andrea Di Giovambattista

Fabio Nazzarri

Giampietro Piscopo

Mechanical Engineers

Franco Fazioli

Founder, Senior Electronics Design Advisor

Federico Filesi​

Giovambattista Pulcini

Claudio Sciascera

Electronics Engineers

Gregory Bachman

Electronics Technician

Sales, Marketing and Technical Support

Alessandra Scarpellini

Head of Sales and Marketing

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.

7 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.

Luca Clario

Sonia Montanari

Business Development

Francesco Bacchi

Technical Sales Specialist

Giulia Ballerin

Carlo Brighi

Maria Giubettini

Application Specialists

Luca Ercoli

Dino Joy

Technical Support Specialists


Marco Broglia

Head of Production
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.

Leotrim Bastrijaga

Francesco Compare

Production Planners/Buyers

Donatello Laurenziello

Production Engineer

Domenico Zucaro

Supply Chain

Gian Marco Leonardi

Alessandro Vorrasi

Production Area Supervisors

Davide Fumanti

Edoardo Pelliccioni

Damiano Pirone

Francesca Recchia

Massimo Ricci

Renato Toader

Manufacturing Technicians

Administration and Finance

Dario Ercolani


Master’s degree in Economics and Management of Innovation. After an experience in management consulting, joins CrestOptics where he coordinates the finance and administration office.

Erica Pomarico

Admin and Finance

Simona Matteucci

Maria Rosaria Siciliano Iengo


Federico Bellan

Legal Counsel

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.

Salvatore Paolo Morgana

Quality Engineer & Internal Processes

Elisa Ieraci


Irene Battistelli

Erica Cutullè

Logistics & Office Management

Emanuela Spadaro

HR Talent Development

Tania Falzetti

HR and Administration