Stefano Colli-Lanzi is founder and CEO of Gi Group. The firm ranks among the globe’s largest staffing providers, operating directly in 28 countries with a partner network in 57 additional countries. Gi Group last year acquired Grafton Recruitment Europe Holding Ltd., a staffing provider in the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary; and Marks Sattin, a player in financial services recruitment. Gi Group reported worldwide turnover increased 15% year over year in 2018 to €2.3 billion. Colli-Lanzi is also a professor of business administration at University Cattolica in Milan.