Donato Dalbis was born in Bari in 1973. Married with two sons, he graduated with honours in IT in 1997 and in 2003 earned a Master’s in Business Administration at MIP Milan Polytechnic University.
In 1998, he carried out scientific research in the field of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Bari.
In 1999, he was one of the founding members of Abaco Innovation SpA, a holding company of Exprivia SpA, where he was responsible for corporate affairs.
From 1999 to 2006, he worked at Exprivia in various technical roles of increasing responsibility.
From 2007 to 2011, he was Executive Assistant to the CEO and oversaw all extraordinary operations of external growth.
In 2012, he became Financial Director of Exprivia; in 2017, he oversaw the issue of a bond loan of € 23 million which financed the acquisition of 81% of the share capital of Italtel SpA.
In the 2016-2017 two-year period, he served in the role of General Manager of ACS Srl, a company specialising in the production of software for the aerospace sector which was acquired by Exprivia in 2016.