About us

Formula E s.r.l. was founded in Feb 2013 and hired very experienced and talented people and engineers.

Formula E is officially certified as «Innovative Start-up Company» and registered in the dedicated special section of Bologna Company Register (Italy).

Innovative Start-up company: registered office in Bologna, via Larga 15/7 – ITALY ; fisc. & vat code 03251991208.

Operative location: via Francesco Guardi 33, 31038 Postioma di Paese (TV) - ITALY

Formula E has its own management, employees, products, supply chain, facility, IP and customers.


Davide Spotti, master in Mechanics Engineering from Politecnico University in Milan (Italy).

He holds more than 25 years of experience in management and executive roles leading important industrial players either Italian either international. He worked for several and different markets , B2B and B2C.

For example: Bondioli & Pavesi spa, HP Hydraulics srl, FIAMM spa, APRILIA spa, Illycaffè spa, MECAER spa.

From 2008 to 2012 he lead the former Baccini spa acquired by Applied Materials inc. located in Silicon Valley and listed in Wall Street (NASDAQ: AMAT), world leader in design and manufacturing of equipments dedicated to semiconductor industry (microprocessors and memories dedicated to telecommunication, phones, computers, automotive, aerospace appliances, etc.), displays and flat panels (LCD, plasma monitors and TV ) and equipments dedicated to solar and LED industry. Davide covered for 4 years the role of General Manager and Board Member of the Italian company Applied Materials Italia, holding also the responsibility of Corporate Vice President and Country President.

Today he leads Formula E and covers a key role in the other companies controlled by the holding company Vismunda srl as Managing Director, leveraging on his several experiences in technology, commercial and industrial operations and strategy for different markets and managing talented resources and partners coming from various industrial, financial and research sectors.

Elisa Baccini knows very well the solar technology sector thanks to the 20 years experience in the family company (Baccini spa) that she managed for 10 years. Such experience allowed her to live the solar industry at international level, becoming soon world leader for back end process equipment for screen-printing metalization of c-Si cells for PV modules. Elisa sells Baccini spa in February 2008 to the Californian multinational Applied Materials inc. located in Silicon Valley, public in the Wall Street stock exchange (NASDAQ: AMAT), today world leader for design and manufacturing of capital equipment dedicated to semiconductor components industry (memories and chips dedicated to telecom e mobile, computer, automotive, aerospace, ecc.), displays and flat panels (video and LCD & plasmaTV) and equipment dedicated to solar and LED industry. Elisa recovered for 3 years the commercial responsibility in the Italian division for the screen-printing equipments (former Baccini spa now Applied Materials Italia).

Since 2011 she is Managing Director of most of the companies controlled by the holding company Vismunda srl.

Gianfranco Pasqualin, CTO of Formula E, has more than 35 years of experience in industrial automation. With a unique expertise and technology competence about automated systems, linear motors and motion control, before joining Formula E he worked in the technical departments of many companies leaders in the industry and specifically he spent 16 years in Baccini spa and later Applied Materials Italia.