Carlo Panella

Head of b-ilty Division


A graduate of the Politecnico di Milano University, specialised in engineering management. His managerial career has been focused on transformation and started in multinational entities such as DHL and Vodafone, in which he contributed to the transformation from an Italian company to a multinational telecommunication entity.

He joined the BPM Group in 2000 managing the Bank’s digital transformation process. Then he went on to revamp WeBank completely into a remote model, until making it a benchmark for the sector and taking over the role of General Manager. After leaving the lending industry, he took on the position of General Manager in CSE Consulting, an IT and back-office services outsourcing company offering digital turnaround services to small and medium sized banks.

He joined the illimity team to manage the Direct Banking Division, bringing along his over 20-years’ experience in digital transformation, and is now Head of b-ilty Division. Carlo is married to Elisabetta and they have two daughters: Carolina Sole and Elena.