OUR Team

Managing Director

EDOARDO IMPARATO

Meet Edoardo or simply Edo. His official job title is Managing Director but, in reality, Edo takes on different roles at Small Giants: he overviews the NPD (new product development) process, logistics and sales. The idea behind Small Giants came also from his willingness to cut his meat consumption and the necessity to find a complete and sustainable alternative. During off-days, he is often on the mountains (trekking, hiking and soon climbing).

CMO

FRANCESCO MAJNO

Meet Francesco or simply Fra. Officially, he is the Chief Marketing Officer of Small Giants but, in a small start up as we are, you need your eyes and hands to be always ready for anything happening. So, defining the new marketing strategy while chatting with suppliers and explaining ‘Why Insects?’ in a podcast is his everyday. He’s also one of the minds behind Small Giants birth years ago in Milan. He loves to think that with our insect-based snacks we are doing our bit to change the world. During off-days, you can find him running in parks, reading the last book from Yuval Noah Harari, or cooking with homemade basil pesto.

Brand Manager

ANDREA DI NARDO

Meet Andrea, our Brand Manager also known as our creativity wizard! Hopping between Spain and Italy, he’s into video games, cooking and reading while munching on edible insect crackers. He is one of the co-founders at Small Giants and works to bring these little critters to life across our channels – website, socials and our sparkling newsletters. If you ever find a typo on our visuals you can blame him 🙂 He believes there’s a whole universe of flavours to be explored and is looking forward to discovering his next tasty stop!

Community Manager & Sales

lily hooft

Meet Lily! Her kingdoms are: Sales, Community Engagement and Social Media . In her other life she is a third-year student, studying Biological Sciences and Spanish. She joined Small Giants because she is passionate about sustainability and discovering innovative and healthy snacks to sustain her through some long lectures! In addition, she loves cooking and all things foodie! When she’s not working you can find her out on a tennis court, going for long walks with her dog, or on the beach learning to surf!

Digital marketing

CAMILLA SILVANI

Meet Camilla, the newest member of our team. In her past life, she has studied Economics and Art Management, which underline one of her main passions: art. Now she is currently getting her master’s degree in Digital Marketing. Fun fact: if you meet Camilla in real life, the first thing you’ll notice is her joy while eating and discovering new types of food. She will make you hungry even if you just had lunch! She joined Small Giants to gain experience in the sector and because her second passion is food, especially if tasty and healthy.

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