Grazia Santagati
VP Technology, PWN Global

Native Italian, Paris-based since the mid-80s, she also calls home Antibes, on the French Riviera, (a stone's throw from Italy...). There she contributes to the developement of PWN Nice-Côte d'Azur City Network, in the role of VP Membership & Web. 

Grazia is comfortable with movement and change, and feels truly international.

With a background in languages and literature, Grazia started her career in the media production industry, then specialized in Natural Language Processing.  In 2001 she joined a leading provider of globalization services supporting global customers from various industries in bringing products and content to markets in local languages, complying with local cultures, regulations and technical requirements.

Grazia held several roles in the company, managing local and offshore teams, consulting with clients, operationalizing technologies and systems designed within the company R&D, enabling global teams to improved efficiency, always with an entrepeneurial state of mind and keeping eyes and ears open to opportunities for innovation. Grazia holds an MBA from ESCP Europe and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt for process improvement in service and transactions.