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Davide Rossi

CEO, Fitbarkrossi

Davide Rossi is a co-founder and CEO of FitBark, a data-driven pet technology company focused on motivating dogs and their owners to get active and stay healthy together. FitBark builds collar sensors and software infrastructure that helps humans in more than 110 countries to take action on their pet's activity, quality of sleep, calorie balance, behavior and overall health. FitBark is also a research-grade platform adopted by 40+ vet schools and research institutions to validate new drugs, foods, procedures and medical treatments.

In a previous life, Rossi designed Ferrari engines, co-founded BRM Model Cars, and managed oil and gas projects in Asia and the Middle East. More recently, he served as an investment banker with Deutsche Bank in New York, where he advised FinTech clients on capital raises and matters related to mergers and acquisitions.

Rossi holds a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Università degli Studi di Padova (Italy) and a Master in Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.