Maria Pinelli


Ms. Pinelli is a global executive and CEO of Strategic Growth Advisors LLC. She was appointed to the Board of International Game Technologies PLC in January 2022 and is Chair of the Audit Committee. She also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee for Globant S.A., and as a member of the Board of Directors, Chair of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Compensation Committee for Archer Aviation, Inc. From 2020-2022, Ms. Pinelli served as a board director and Chair of the Audit Committee for Clarim Acquisition Corporation. She served in a variety of leadership roles at Ernst & Young (EY) from October 1986 to November 2020, including, Global Vice Chair, Global IPO Leader, Consumer Products and Retail Leader, Technology Leader and Americas Leader of Strategic Growth Markets. In her role as an advisor at EY, she successfully led more than 20 initial public offerings in four different countries and more than 25 merger and acquisition transactions worldwide and testified before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on the state of the capital markets. A CPA in multiple countries, her experience includes strategic transactions and due diligence advice, Sarbanes-Oxley implementation and stakeholder management. She has served as an advisor to some of the world’s most iconic e-commerce, consumer products, and retail brands. A frequent speaker and commentator on business issues and recipient of several awards, she was recognized as one of the Square Mile’s most inspiring Power 100 Women which highlights the talkers, the thinkers, the women of influence in London.