Marco Marotta is Chief Business Officer of Relief, responsible for business development activities across the entire company, including strategic partnering, management of the InveniAI collaboration and Relief’s various in-licensing and out-licensing initiatives. He has deep expertise in operations, sales and business development within the pharmaceutical industry. He joined APR Applied Pharma Research SA (APR) in 2015 (acquired by Relief in June 2021), where he was initially focused on reshaping and optimizing the entire end-to-end supply chain process, and was subsequently appointed Corporate Director, Business Development and Licensing. During his tenure with APR, Mr. Marotta was instrumental in successfully increasing the organization’s presence in Asia and South America, as well as executing multiple, key licensing and co-development deals. Mr. Marotta holds a Master of Science in Engineering from the University Federico II in Napoli and an Executive MBA from Bocconi University in Milan.