Corrado Passera

Founder and Executive Chairman of SPAXS and CEO of Illimity bank

Corrado Passera is an Italian leading banker and CEO with a track record on transformation and innovation and he has driven the strategic turnaround of top Italian Groups, from Olivetti to Poste Italiane to Intesa San Paolo. He has also served the Italian government as Minister of Economic Development, Infrastructures and Transports and promoted the first ever start up task force and concrete set of measures to boost digital agenda and innovation in Italy.


He is the Founder and Executive Chairman of SPAXS, one of the largest special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) in Europe, with over 600 million euro raised in 2018, and CEO of Illimity Bank, a highly innovative bank dedicated to SMEs with potential and to the corporate NPL sector, serving also households and businesses through a digital platform with the latest technology.