Francesco Di Ianni is a Managing Director for FTI’s Telecom, Media and Technology (“TMT”) Practice based in Los Angeles, CA, with a focus on Sports & Entertainment. Francesco has 15+ years of experience in media and entertainment (OTT, TV, film, interactive and sport entertainment) and consulting. He is a leader in FTI Consulting’s Video Game and eSports Working Group, and has worked with clients and investors across the gaming value chain, including major video game developers, publishers, content owners and service providers incl. studios, third party providers, and IP holders.
Previously, Francesco was EVP of Corporate Strategy and Development for Deluxe Entertainment driving M&A and growth / transformation initiatives. Prior to this, he was a leader in the M&E practice of L.E.K. Consulting, focusing on strategy and due diligence for corporates and institutional investors in M&E. He previously led Business Intelligence for Ubisoft Entertainment where he evaluated the performance of distribution and production subsidiaries. He has held various consulting roles in Europe with Accenture and PwC Consulting. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, MSc. in Operational Research from LSE and BSc. in Mathematics from Imperial College, London.