Board of Directors

Stefano Vablais

CEO & Co-Founder

Business consultant since 1992, expert in business reorganization and operational management, he has worked mainly with banks and financial institutions; for eight years he was in close contact with the art world in the area linked to liquidation of assets on behalf of institutions; hence the sensitivity towards a service that finally provides certainties to the art world.

Luca Muttoni


Business consultant, expert in project management, collector with an international profile and an excellent network of contacts in the world of art and collectables, with proven experience in the development of technological platforms. Exalta partner, a Swiss company incubator of new business projects as well as corporate and multi-family office.

Simone Manneschi


CEO and founder of Carpediem. Start as developer when was 8 years old using a commodore 64, he acquired a multiannual experience in software development for notable figures in Italy and abroad in the field of insurance, credit and investment. Right now is totally excited by Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain tecnologies.

Giorgio Da Bormida

Giorgio Da Bormida has 20-year experience in management and international business development in innovation and technology. Often serving as Research and Innovation Business Development Manager he developed his extensive contacts network. He specialized in advising on development of knowledge-based innovation and exploitation through participation in multi-million euro international projects focused on Fintech, AI, learning and Bid Data. He is a long-time expert with the European Commission advising on both strategic directions for 5-billion 5-year Framework Programmes for Research and Development, and on selection of best projects proposals to be funded.

Executive Team

Luca Vablais


Graduated in Psychology, he worked in the field of consulting and training. Passionate about technology, he follows the project of ArtID from its embryonic phase both from the point of view of the business strategies and problems and from the more technical one, working in close contact with the developers team.

Paola Patrucco


She worked for 10 years at the head of selection of fabrics for clothing collections for various companies in Northern Italy. For over 20 years she has been involved in the development of entrepreneurial activities, starting in Venezuela and subsequently in Spain. Specialized in customer care, she is involved in ArtID since the start, 2 years ago.

Daniele Rivolta

He has extensive experience in the commercial and administrative field acquired over a long career in which he has worked for many multinational groups in the Automotive sector.

Antonio Ciccolini

Expert in Modern and Contemporary Art thanks to a 30-year career in the TV sales sector with a leading role. He has participated in the organization and promotion of prestigious exhibitions in the sector both in Italy and abroad. Today he is referent for important collectors and galleries.

Paolo Siligoni

Fifthteen years of experience and passion gained in the FinTech, Payment and blockchain industry. As consultant he has built hundreds of relationships with the most important customers in europe to obtain the expected digital transformation results.

Advisory Board

Cristiano Pizzocheri

Cristiano has 20 years business experience in different industries like Fashion, Finance and Insurance and worked in Italy, Switzerland, USA and UK. He has an extensive knowledge of the Fine Art sector having placed in the Lloyd’s of London Market the insurance programmes for the most renowned Art Galleries, Museums and Private Collectors worldwide. He is also at the forefront of the InsureTech revolution as a co-founded and CEO of SafeShare Global, winner of the British Insurance Start-up of the year and the first insurance business in the world to have deployed the Blockchain Technology. He is an Italian and British national and he is a Freeman of the City of London.

David Falconi

David brings a global view on how the Fine Art and Collectibles world can leverage technology to innovate. During his time at Christie’s, as EVP David was responsible for the global growth of Collectrium, a technology startup acquired by Christie’s. Prior to Christie’s, David was Head of Sales for EMEA & APAC at Bloomberg L.P. David collects contemporary art and invests in emerging artists. He is a keen tennis player and a skipper. Based in London.

Paolo Bologna

Paolo brings over 30 years of experience in company management and in Private Equity. He has been working in Italy, France, Belgium and Switzerland in plastics/rubber, IT, construction and real estate sectors. Entrepreneur since 2005, he co-founded a Private Equity fund focussing on Italian SMEs (Abacus Invest SCA, SICAR), contributing to fund-raising, investment process and supervision of portfolio companies. At present, he is co-founder of a successful start-up focused on innovative construction systems and, with his family company, he operates in real estate development in Switzerland.

Gianluigi Vignola

Gianluigi is the “youngest” ADEMY representative, as he saw the last Mille Miglia when he was a seven-year-old boy. This episode would trigger a 50-year long passion for Classic Cars he would keep cultivating throughout his 30+ years of experience in IT and ICT across European start-ups and the M&A environment. After managing several companies both at Italian and European level, Gianluigi is now the founder of ADEMY. He drives the company strong of his experiences as FIVA-ASI board member, classic car collector and originality expert. He also practices what he preaches, being a driver at the main Classic Car events like the Mille Miglia and the London Brighton. He is also Senior Contributor to several Classic Car Magazines, like Ruoteclassiche and Classic & Sports Car. He is keen on keeping the passion for Classic Cars alive and lively by driving the young and skilled ADEMY team towards new frontiers.

Fengze Yeh

Mr. Yeh is an Entrepreneur, Investor and Advisor to businesses in Sports, Media and Enterntainment. He was the COO at Aser Group, where he was in charge investments ias well as management of portfolio companies, including a role as Director and Board Member of Leeds United Football Club. He was a Partner & Head of Italy at DealGlobe, where he helped broker a $1bn deal for Beijing Baofeng Technology and Everbright Capital for the acquisition of MP & Silva. Currently advising WEARVR, a platform for AR and VR. Fengze holds an LLB in Law from SOAS and is a qualified Attorney at Law in the State of New York.