President and Founder – Technogym
Nerio Alessandri, born in Cesena in 1961, trained as an industrial designer, founded Technogym in 1983. The first equipment for the gym, designed and built in his own garage at home, is the result of his enthusiasm for sport, his skills as a designer and his passion for design. Today Technogym is a world leader in the sector of solutions for Fitness and Wellness and has equipped 65,000 wellness centers and over 100,000 homes worldwide. In 2003 Nerio Alessandri created Wellness Foundation, a non-profit organization that collaborates with institutions, schools, universities, research centers and all public and private entities committed to improving people’s quality of life. In 2001 Alessandri was awarded the title of “Cavaliere del Lavoro” by the President of the Republic, becoming the youngest Knight ever nominated in the history of the Republic.