Based in Zurich, Andrea Rota is a consultant in Spencer Stuart’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Digital practices. He brings to the firm more than 20 years of global experience in product development and operations, in software and digital businesses. He has lived and worked in the U.S., the U.K., Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Italy.
Broad digital expertise
Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Andrea was a senior director at eBay. In this role, he implemented a successful turnaround of eBay’s Italian business. Before this, Andrea led eBay’s global Brand Protection program, collaborating with leading luxury goods manufacturers to eradicate counterfeiting, and set up eBay’s global account management function.
Previously, Andrea held global executive roles in SAP Software Solutions, where he was responsible for vertical solutions for the Aerospace and Defense industry and for marketplace applications. Prior to that, he held positions in product management at Baan, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software provider, in the Netherlands and in Seattle.
Andrea has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Politecnico di Torino in Italy and an MBA from IMD, the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland. He is fluent in English and Italian with a basic knowledge of French and German.