Intervistiamo gli Alumni di AIESEC Italia! Ep.3 – Gaetano Palmiotto

Proseguiamo con le interviste agli Alumni, restando tra ex Bocconiani: dopo Luca Torosani, parola a Gaetano Palmiotto!



Your past roles in AIESEC: LCP Milano Bocconi – OCP Global Seminar Series – Projects Coordinator

Year/s: 1987-1990

How did you get in contact with AIESEC ALUMNI? Through Facebook

What does it mean for you to be an Alumnus? It gives me an opportunity to give back to an association that has given a lot to me, both professionally and as a human being

What exactly do you hope to gain from your overall AIESEC ALUMNI experience? Meet old friends, networking, find new professional experiences, learn from others



Job title & Company: Private Banker at MPS Bank

Your first job? I started as a Junior Product Manager at Black&Decker. My first few weeks were spent on the assembly line in the factory and I was the only man with all geordie women: some experience!

What did you want to be when you were little? A cop. Being born and raised in an area with very high crime rate, I wanted to change that

Imagine yourself in another job: what would it be? Rock festivals organiser



Nationality: Italian

Age: 48

What did you study? Finance and Marketing

How many languages do you speak? Which ones? Italian, English, German, French and I get by in Spanish. I also understand the dialects from Apulia and Lombardy

A phrase in your dialect/language… “piuttost che gnent, l’è mej piuttost!”: “Rather than nothing, I’ll have something”, typical Lombard sentence

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? I kiss my wife, an AIESEC Alumni too

Who inspires you? Ordinary people who make it against all odds

If you could wake up in the body of someone else, who would you pick? My 18 years old child, trying to avoid making all the mistakes I made at his age

Which country/city is on your to-do list? Vietnam

The best gift you ever got? I quote Benigni here: “I thank my parents for the best gift they gave me: poverty!”

Favourite app? Netflix, Tuttojuve and TripAdvisor

Favourite song in the shower? Lonely Day by System of a Down

Which Alumnus would you like to see in the next interview? Beatrice Pesci