Curriculum Vitae


17 years experienced Sales and Marketing Manager. Growth Hacker. Developed my profile in multinationals like GoDaddy, United Internet, Vodafone and Orascom. I’ve been working with any customer segment, from Consumer to Large Corporations. Executive MBA at IE Business School and ranked within the Top 10%. I enjoy challenging projects and taking advantage of the strengths of a large company, while running with the speed of a startup.


GoDaddy – Madrid, SpainGoDaddy Logo
Regional Director, Italy
May 2018 – Today

Driving brand awareness, customer acquisition and revenue growth in the italian market. Responsible of local P&L. In charge of every on-site merchandising. Local GoDaddy spokesperson and media interface, supported by the Marketing organization.

  • Launched 4 social channels and the corporate blog
  • Conceived and launched the content marketing project #VereImprese
  • Launched the customer support on Facebook
  • Coordinating a variety of communication channels including influencers, PR, blog, social media (organic and paid), PPC, etc
  • Managing an external marketing agency.

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid – Madrid, SpainUAM Emprende
Visiting Professor of Marketing Strategy
Mar 2019 – Today

Professor of Marketing Strategy for startups @UAM Emprende. Teaching marketing methodologies, tools and business cases to entrepreneurs.

Demium Academy – Madrid, SpainDemium Academy la escuela de formación de Demium Startups
Professor Of Marketing
December 2017 – February 2019

Professor of Marketing Strategy, Brand Management and Inbound Marketing. Teaching to non-digital investors and entrepreneurs that want to get into the digital world and providing them tailor made methodologies and business cases designed for the Startup environment.

Arsys Internet (United Internet Group) – Madrid, SpainArsys Internet - Hosting and Cloud services company
Head of Digital Marketing
June 2015 – May 2018

Within the Group, I switched brand from 1&1 Internet to Arsys and I took over the responsibility of the Digital Marketing and Website Management departments for two Spanish brands: Arsys Internet (premium positioning) and PiensaSolutions (budget positioning). I’m in charge of the Digital Marketing of the two brands including SEO, SEM, Display, Content Marketing.

  • Developed, launched and currently managing the Content Marketing project for startups #EmprendeConArsys
  • Developed a brand new and fully responsive website for Arsys, managing a team of 7+5 people (FTE + external)
  • Improved Arsys’ SEO for the most relevant keywords for Domains and Hosting reaching the 1st and 2nd position, +43% traffic
  • Improved SEO (in/off site activities) and SEM for PiensaSolutions and increased traffic by 58% YoY

Handymed – Madrid, SpainHandymed logo icon
June 2014 – May 2016

As a co-founder of Handymed, I was responsible for almost every activity of the Company: from the definition of the Strategy, to the Fundraising, or from the Legal Compliancy, to the Human Capital Management. However, I was especially focused on the Marketing side and on the Technical Product Development.

1&1 Internet (United Internet Group) – Madrid, Spain 1&1 Internet - Gianluca Stamerra's curriculum vitae - Market Manager for Italy
Market Manager for Spain, Italy & Mexico
Mar 2013 – May 2015

  • Within the sales department, I coordinated the Marketing and Sales activities and led the market entry of the Company in Italy and Mexico while building a sustainable growth in our Spanish consolidated market
  • I managed the Marketing budget for On/Offline campaigns. I balanced tactical and strategic actions working on the whole Marketing Mix and addressing each customer segment with dedicated products and tailored communication
  • I was in charge of setting up new channels for online advertising, launching requests for proposals and leading the negotiations with the providers within multiple departments. In 2014 I launched 9 new collaborations
  • Within a multinational environment, I managed a team of 6 people (2 for Italy, 2 for Mexico, 2 for Spain) located in Spain and Germany, assigning them objectives, providing feedback, and empowering their hard and soft skills
  • In 2013 I coordinated a Social Media Agency in Milan raising over 22 thousands followers on our Facebook page

MARKET MANAGER – ITALY & MEXICO (June 2014 – November 2014)
MARKET MANAGER – ITALY (March 2013 – June 2014)

VODAFONE GROUP – Milan, Italy – Madrid, Spain Vodafone - Gianluca Stamerra's curriculum vitae - Senior Product Marketing Manager
Senior Product Manager, Corporate Marketing
May 2011 – Feb 2013

  • Developed fixed virtual private network (MPLS), Internet access and security services offer for large corporations
  • Daily interactions with sales force. 70 new customers after the first six months from launch
  • Entrepreneur of the Vodafone Innovation Beta Lab. Developed an innovative solution designed to simplify “Mobile Internet Services” first access and penetration. Functional coordination of a 5 people team
  • Scouting of new IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solutions in order to develop a “cloud services” portfolio

WIND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPA – Rome, Italy Wind Telecommunications SpA - Gianluca Stamerra's curriculum vitae - Product Marketing Manager
Product Manager, Consumer Marketing
Sep 2008 – May2011

  • Developed an innovative solution aimed to increase “Mobile Internet” penetration. Penetration growth: +106%. Revenues growth: +72%
  • Structured a special marketing project from business idea to closing with the daily support of a McKinsey team. Served as a liaison between the consulting team and Wind
  • Powered capabilities for the analysis, debugging, tracking, fixing and preventing of issues
  • Formed relationships with Content Providers and scouted new platforms and services
  • Researched market trends and performed detailed competitor analysis, reporting directly to the top management
  • Analyzed industry/coverage/product group performances for business planning, strategy and benchmarking
  • Managed “Mobile Internet” and “Mobile ADV” offers

FREELANCE CONSULTANT – Rome, Milan, Italy Heineken Italy - SOGEI - Gianluca Stamerra
Web Marketing and Web Development Consultant
Jun 2002 – Sep 2008

Several projects with different companies, out of which Heineken Italy. I won the first prize of the Heineken Best Worldwide Practice Contest by leading a viral Co-Marketing project aimed at advertising the 10th edition of the “Heineken Jammin Festival”. Main tasks: SEO, SEM and Coding (HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, MySql)


IE BUSINESS SCHOOL – Madrid, Spain IE Business School - Instituto de Empresa
Executive MBA – Top 10% performers within the graduating class
Nov 2012 – Mar 2014

IL SOLE 24 ORE BUSINESS SCHOOL – Milan, Italy Il Sole 24 Ore Business School - Gianluca Stamerra Master in Project Management
Master in Project Management
Mar 2012 – Jul 2012

LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL – Rome, Italy London Business School - Gianluca Stamerra WIND Young Professionals Programme
WIND Young Professionals Programme
Oct 2009

UNIVERSITY OF ROME “LA SAPIENZA” – Rome, Italy La Sapienza University of Rome - Gianluca Stamerra Master of Science, cum laude
Master of Science, cum laude – Interfaculty Engineering and Psychology
Mar 2004 – Mar 2008

  • Final score: 110/110 magna cum laude
  • Average exam score: 29.3/30.0
  • ERASMUS European Exchange Program in Malaga, Spain
  • Major in Artificial Intelligence

UNIVERSITY OF ROME “LA SAPIENZA” –  Rome, Italy La Sapienza University of Rome - Gianluca Stamerra Master of Science, cum laude
Bachelor of Science, cum laude – Interfaculty Engineering and Psychology
Oct 2000 – Mar 2004

  • Final score: 110/110 magna cum laude
  • Average exam score: 28.1/30.0
  • Major in Cognitive Science


Native Italian, fluent English and bilingual Spanish


  • Computer: thorough knowledge of MS Office, Business Object ,Web programming and SEO
  • Sahara Marathon 2007, still training to run it in Rome and New York
  • Four years of rowing agonistic competition at national level (1994-1998)
  • Passionate about Tango and paper-folding (Origami)
  • Available to relocate worldwide