Filippo Rossi

Title: President, CEO
Company: Axolight USA
Location: Newtown, Connecticut, United States

Filippo Rossi, President and CEO at Axolight USA, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in luxury design.

Born and raised in Italy, Mr. Rossi was exposed to the world’s most renowned art and architecture from a young age. He grew a deep passion for design and chose to pursue a career in engineering with a heavy focus on design, leading him to attain a Bachelor of Science in aerospace, aeronautical and astronautical space engineering from Politecnico di Torino in 2001. In 2010, he also achieved an Executive Master of Business Administration in international management and strategy from CIMBA. Commencing his career as a process engineer for Comau from 2003 to 2005, Mr. Rossi went on to serve as a spare parts handler and quality specialist for AgustaWestland in Virginia from 2006 to 2008. Returning to Italy, he was a product director for Dometic from 2008 to 2013 and the international sales director of Prato Verde in 2013 and 2014. He then served as managing director for Zepa S.p.A Teka Group and for Dometic Slovakia & Smev SRL from 2014 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2018, respectively.

Since 2018, Mr. Rossi has served as the president and chief executive officer of Axolight USA in Danbury, Connecticut. Specializing in decorative lighting for interiors, all Axolight products are made and manufactured in Italy. Mr. Rossi offers custom pieces, as well as online shopping, and is excited to work with customers varying from architects, designers and commercial, residential and hospitality buyers alike. To remain abreast of his career, he maintains affiliation with the Italian American Chamber of Commerce of New York and the New York City Chapter of Excelsior University. Notably, Mr. Rossi is the recipient of an Innovation Award from Italy and attributes his success to the great teamwork he has had over the years. He always has a clear strategy and execution for all of his projects and the support of his team allows everything to happen smoothly and properly. Looking ahead, Mr. Rossi plans to continue his work at Axolight while spearheading a second company, as well as give back through working with a nonprofit organization.

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