Team

We are a team of 50 people with different expertise: tech and product, community management, marketing, sales, personnel selection, project management.

Our management includes co-founders and professionals who believe in the values ​​and mission of Codemotion, all driven by a passion for technology and innovation.

CODEMOTION TEAM

Andrea Ferlito

Andrea Ferlito

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer and Game Devs Content Curator at Codemotion, Andrea Ferlito is in charge of the software development and cloud architecture team. Graduated in Information Technology at La Sapienza, he is a consultancy professional in the entrepreneurial field and in the Software Development sector, with proven experience in Tech Management. Since 2013 he has been Advisor to Luiss Enlab, start up accelerator of LVenture Group SpA. In 2010 he founded a community of game developers based in Rome and still manages it.
Chiara Russo

Chiara Russo

CEO & Co-Founder

CEO and Co-Founder of Codemotion, Chiara Russo graduated in computer Engineering, starting her career in 2004 working as a developer for an IT company. After five years, she held the role of sales at Java Day. Her passion for innovation and technology led her to create in 2013 together with Mara Marzocchi, Codemotion: the reference platform that supports developers in their growth professional and helps companies to involve them for tech marketing objectives, talent selection and open innovation activities.
Filippo Barra

Filippo Barra

Head of Product

Filippo is Product Manager with considerable experience in driving product development strategies in complex global markets. He has gained relevant skills in the development, launch and management of digital, consumer and B2B products and platforms, with particular attention to product growth both in start-ups and in consolidated business contexts. In his professional career he has held roles of Senior Product Development Specialist and Content Manager at Neomobile and GamePix. Filippo is also Co-organizer of Mind The Product Community Product Tank Rome.
Mara Marzocchi

Mara Marzocchi

Co-Founder & Dev Advisor

A psychologist who has always been passionate about technology, Mara began her IT career in 2006, when she created her first tech community. Communication expert in the IT sector, over the years she has entered the world of Software Development as a developer and Communication Manager. In 2013 he founded Codemotion together with Chiara Russo. It is mainly engaged on the theme of “Diversity Tech” and on the care of relations with developers and communities.
Marco Ghessi

Marco Ghessi

Chief People&Culture Officer

Chief People and Culture Officer of Codemotion, Marco Ghessi is an HR professional with more than 10 years of experience in multinational environments. He has gained experience as an HR BUSINESS PARTNER and HR MANAGER in international companies belonging to the Engineering, Retail, Oil & Gas and Consumer Goods sectors. In Codemotion, he deals with defining or restructuring Talent Development processes, designing Employer Branding, Talent Qualification and Total Compensation strategies. It aims to promote DIVERSITY & INCLUSION as a fundamental element of the corporate culture.
Ronan Gouello

Ronan Gouello

Chief Strategy&Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer at Codemotion, Ronan is an entrepreneur who has decades of experience as a financial executive in London.
He studied in France, Canada and Spain and graduated from HEC Paris, ranked first as a Business School in Europe by the Financial Times in 2021, they come first in Mathematics on the entrance exam. From 2009 to 2011, Ronan held the position of responsible for the coverage of the European Internet Sector for Summit Partners, the global growth equity investor.
From 2011 to 2016, Ronan was Executive Director of Goldman Sachs, part of one of the most high-profile finance teams of all time, globally. In 2017 he was CEO of Folk, which he co-founded with the founder of Fotolia, a company sold in 2014 to Adobe for $ 800 million. Since 2019 he is Chief Strategy and Financial Officer.
Valeria Sivvery

Valeria Sivvery

Chief Marketing Officer

Valeria has over 10 years of experience in developing marketing and communication strategies, customer engagement and CRM activities. He has gained his professional experience in international contexts in the mobile entertainment and gaming sectors.
At Codemotion he is responsible for planning the marketing and content strategy with the aim of developing and accelerating the growth of the community. Since 2020 he is Chief Marketing Officer in Codemotion.