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Sandra Galletti

Assistant Director, Crisis Courses, MIT

Sandra Galletti is a multi-lingual executive with international experience in business operations, business resiliency, and crisis management; her focus is on banking and financial institutions. She is the Assistant Director of MIT’S two Crisis Courses: “Crisis Management & Business Resiliency” and “Advanced Business Resiliency”.

Ms. Galletti is also Head of Operations at Tidona Comunicazione in Milan, Italy. There she developed and implemented two new lines of business: a Publishing Division and a Continuing Legal Education Division. Both have major banks and financial services companies as clients. Since 2009 she has been responsible for the development and implementation of several training programs in the banking and financial industry as well as in crisis management and business continuity. In addition, she is responsible for the “Banking Law Forum” held annually at the Italian Stock Exchange in Milan, attended by Italy’s top banking executives and CEOs.

Before joining Tidona Comunicazione, Ms. Galletti was a Manager at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles, reporting directly to the President of International Distribution. Leveraging her international experience and strategic skills, Sandra was responsible for providing full support to international operations and closely collaborating with senior studio executives in all matters related to strategic international distribution.

Prior to Warner Bros., she was a consultant for American start-up companies expanding operations in Brazil, where she was involved in both legal and operational aspects.

Ms. Galletti earned her MBA from Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles), and her JD degree (Juris Doctor) from Mackenzie University (São Paulo, Brazil). She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at Politecnico di Milano University in Italy, where she is conducting a research on Operational Risk Management in the Banking industry. In addition, she earned Certificates in Crisis Management & Business Resiliency, and Strategy & Innovation, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

She is fluent in English, Italian, and Portuguese.