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Franco Fontana

Chief Executive Officer

Franco Fontana is Chief Executive Officer of the Esaote Group and Managing Director of EBIT Srl, a wholly-owned company of Esaote dedicated to the PACS business. Franco has matured more than twenty years of experience in software applied to medical imaging and healthcare IT, along a professional career that started as an entrepreneur and evolved as an executive manager. Before joining Esaote, in a pioneering phase of PACS development, he was co-founder of Aet Srl and Aetmed Spa, lately incorporated into Esaote. He took the direction of the BU of EBIT AET, belonging to Esaote Group since 2008. Under his leadership, the Medical IT PACS business is constantly growing year after year, and Ebit has become a market leader in Italy and consolidated its international presence in Europe, Latin America and APAC.

Franco holds a doctorate in Computer Science and telecommunications at the University of Genoa and subsequently an Executive MBA at SDA Bocconi.