Luca Seletto is the manager of the Enel Innovation Hub in Boston where he's responsible for technological scouting for all the different divisions of the Enel Group. In this episode, Luca shares his thoughts about the role of an innovation hub and how to leverage startups to solve impactful business challenges.
Luca Seletto is the manager of the Enel Innovation Hub in Boston. As Hub manager, he is in charge of technological scouting for all the different divisions of the Enel Group. He joined Enel in 2013, working in the incubator launched by the power company and managing an acceleration program funded by the European Commission that supported more than 40 startups in a 2 years period. Later, he developed the network of Innovation Hubs that are currently located in Israel, San Francisco, Europe, South America and that allow Enel to be in touch with the different innovation ecosystems. Before moving to his current position, he was in charge of the supervision of all the collaborations between Enel and startups. Luca holds an MSc in Business Administration from the University of Rome, Tor Vergata.
What you'll learn in this episode
Why Enel decided not to invest in or take equity from their startups
How to build a GloCal Startup Ecosystem
What’s the role that startups play in Enel’s business strategy