Francesco Pimpinelli


Senior Executive Coach

Milan, Italy

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Coaching Experience

  • Professional Certified Coach with ICF

Professional background

  • Sales Director – Oracle
  • Senior Consultant – Gemini consulting
  • Key Tech Expert – European Union
  • Business Unit Manager – Olivetti


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • Professional Counselor

Francesco is passionate about coaching leaders and support them in improving performance, leading change, fostering innovation and reaching their business goals. He started working as a professional coach in 2002 and currently works all over Europe across different industries, with leadership teams, senior and C-level executives.

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Professional background

Francesco has gained a broad corporate business background developed over 16 years of working with major international organizations. He was a manager at Olivetti R&D, a technology consultant at the European Union, a management consultant at Gemini Consulting, a sales director at Oracle and a partner in a venture capital fund sponsored by Unicredit, before becoming an executive coach in 2002.

Coaching expertise

He is an expert in facilitating behavioural change by developing self-leadership and reinforcing flexibility. His approach to coaching builds on his experience in management and business consulting, an international and intercultural perspective, a strong competence in the field of personal development and a systemic approach to promote the achievement of sustainable results.

Francesco’s style is client-centric utilizing different coaching tools and methods according to the client’s context, attitudes and objectives. He works in tune with his values which include authenticity, harmony, courage, innovation and result orientation.

He has extensive coaching experience across a broad range of topics and situations, including: first 100 days and role transitions, team coaching for higher performance, building authentic and impactful leadership styles, cultivating emotional intelligence to enhance leadership presence intercultural management, cultural and organizational change, strategic vision and thinking, stakeholder management in matrix organizations, people management, resilience and work-life integration…

What we say about Francesco Pimpinelli at Turningpoint

Francesco is lively, curious, eclectic and social. He is a learner, explorer and innovator in all the phases of his professional life. He is a free and creative spirit with a solid and pragmatic approach. He is a unique blend of strength, lovingness, playfulness and wisdom.

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