Gianna Sagazio is Director of Innovation of the National Confederation of Industry – Brazil (CNI), responsible for the executive coordination of the Entrepreneurial Mobilization for Innovation (MEI). She holds the position of National Superintendent of the Euvaldo Lodi Institute (IEL). She is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (FNDCT); member of Advisory Board of the Foundation of Innovation and Research (FINEP); member of the Board of Directors of the Management and Strategic Studies Center (CGEE); member of the Management Committee of the Innovation Office of the Ministry of Economy (ME) and member of the National Coordinating Commission of the Dialogues for Brazil Project of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC).
Before, she worked in the National Development Bank (BNDES), the United Nations and Fundação Dom Cabral. She holds a Masters in Economic Development from the Catholic University of Brasilia, certified by the Wharton School of Pennsylvania in Strategy and Innovation.