Francesco is a Partner in Treacy & Company’s Chicago office, and the head of our innovation practice. He has 20+ years of experience helping clients launch new ventures, with discipline in business, service, and experience design. Francesco helps clients develop innovations that improve customer value, accelerate profitable growth, and establish market leadership, with an approach that combines superior foresight, systems-level design thinking, agile concept development, and risk mitigation.
Francesco joined T&Co in 2021. Prior to joining, Francesco was a partner at Deloitte where he led innovation programs from Doblin, a specialty human centered design firm, and growth programs from Monitor, a strategy firm. He has served clients across a variety of industries including consumer and industrial products, retail, automotive, travel and hospitality, technology, energy, chemicals, and advanced materials.
Francesco joined T&Co because of the small company feeling and collaborative culture, the caliber of the talent, the focused nature of the work – strategy and innovation, and the client list profile.
Francesco is an avid traveler having worked in or visited 6 continents – all except Antarctica. He lives in Chicago with three little daughters, Eleonora, Federica and Beatrice. He loves cooking and taking his girls to the park or the lake and with his wife Loretta. He also enjoys fine city biking and skiing.