Barbara Cominelli

Founder at Girls Restart


Barbara is the Founder of GirlsRestart.

Barbara Cominelli is the COO, Marketing and Operations Director of Microsoft Italy, and is in charge of the business across the different solution areas.

From 2010 to 2018 she was the Director of Digital, Commercial Operations and Wholesale at Vodafone Italy, where she led a team of 3000 people, managing the physical and digital channels. Her previous experience include Tenaris, A.T. Kearney, E.V. Capital and Bocconi University.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude in Business administration and she has a Master in International Business from Bocconi.

She has a wide international experience having studied and worked in UK, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Spain.

She has been included twice in the InspiringFifty “Top 50 most inspirational women in technology in Europe” and awarded several awards for Digital and Customer Experience excellence in Italy and internationally.



  • Founder

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