Stefano Rosso sits on the Board of Directors of OTB, the fashion group powering a range of global, unconventional brands, including Diesel, Maison Margiela, Marni, Viktor&Rolf, and Jil Sander. He is the CEO of Brave Virtual Xperience (BVX), the business unit of OTB Group which is dedicated to the development of products, projects and experiences designed for the virtual world or metaverse.
Stefano is President of L.R. Vicenza, Italy’s Serie B football club, and he is the co-founder and CEO of D-Cave, the gaming community lifestyle platform. In 2011 Stefano became Director of Corporate Development of OTB Group, and in February 2013 he was appointed co-CEO. In 2017 he became CEO of Diesel North America, a responsibility he left after his mandate ended in 2020.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Trade and Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology of New York, and began his professional career abroad, collaborating with brands such as Zoo York of American group Ecko Unlimited.
Stefano joined OTB Group as brand manager of the ‘5-pocket’ (denim) category, and then covering the role of Strategic Brand Alliances Director at Diesel, where he managed collaborations with global brands such as Adidas Originals and Ducati.