Alessandro Benetton founded 21 Invest in 1992 and is a pioneer in the Italian private equity market. He is a director of Edizione (the Benetton family holding company) and Autogrill. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee of Robert Bosch International Beteiligungen. He has served as president of the Benetton F1 Racing Team. He began his career at Goldman Sachs after receiving a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Boston University. He holds an MBA from Harvard University.