John Elkann is Chief Executive Officer of Exor N.V., Chairman of Stellantis N.V. and Chairman of Ferrari N.V.
Born in New York in 1976, Mr. Elkann obtained a scientific baccalaureate from the Lycée Victor Duruy in Paris, and graduated in Engineering from Politecnico, the Engineering University of Turin. While at university, he gained work experience in various companies of the Fiat Group in the UK and Poland (manufacturing) as well as in France (sales and marketing). He started his professional career in 2001 at General Electric as a member of the Corporate Audit Staff, with assignments in Asia, the USA and Europe.
John Elkann is also Chairman of GEDI Gruppo Editoriale S.p.A., the publishing group organizing the Italian Tech Week, the biggest tech conference of Italy. Through Ventures, Exor has invested across 75 companies globally, partnering with the best founders from early to later stages. In Italy Vento, a founder-focused pre-seed stage and company-building program, has funded over 50 startups in the last year and is now one of the most active VCs of the country.