Matteo Baldi

Founder & CEO, YKONE Baldi

Hailing from Florence, Italy, Matteo Baldi studied law at Milan’s Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and at Université Paris Nanterre in France. Enticed by the ever-growing world of digital communications, Matteo moved to Los Angeles in 2014 to work with Digital Brand Architects and Next in digital marketing and talent management. In 2016, Matteo moved back to the Italian fashion capital and founded MB New Media Agency. The digital agency quickly made its mark on the luxury marketing industry, and in 2019, Matteo established Bold Management, a separate talent management division. Apart from entrepreneur, Matteo is also a lecturer at the renowned Istituto Marangoni school of fashion, and Politecnico University of Milan. He has contributed his expertise to Vanity Fair Italy’s ‘The Connectors’ project, and he is also an ambassador for Next Generation Unicef Italy.