Stefano Rosso is the Chairman of Maison Margiela and the CEO of BVX (Brave Virtual Xperience), the business unit of OTB Group dedicated to the development of products, contents and experiences for the virtual world. He sits on the Board of Directors of OTB and, since October 2021, he has been also member of the Board of AURA Blockchain Consortium, representing OTB as founding member, alongside LVMH, Prada Group, Cartier (Richemont) and Mercedes-Benz.
Stefano is the co-founder and CEO of D-Cave, the gaming community lifestyle platform, and is also the President of L.R. Vicenza, Italy’s Serie C football club.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Trade and Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology of New York, and began his professional career abroad, collaborating with brands such as Zoo York of American group Ecko Unlimited.
Stefano joined OTB Group as brand manager of the '5-pocket' (denim) category, and then covering the role of Strategic Brand Alliances Director at Diesel, where he managed collaborations with global brands such as Adidas Originals and Ducati.
In 2011 Stefano became Director of Corporate Development of OTB Group, and in February 2013 he was appointed co-CEO. In 2017 he became CEO of Diesel North America, a responsibility he left after his mandate ended in 2020.