Full Name
Renzo Rosso
Job Title
Chairman & Founder
OTB Group
Speaker Bio

Renzo Rosso is Chairman and Founder of OTB Brands, the international fashion and luxury group powering a range of global, unconventional brands, including Diesel, Jil Sander, Maison Margiela, Marni, and Viktor&Rolf. The group also controls the Staff International and Brave Kid companies and holds an investment in Amiri.
In 1978, Mr. Rosso founded the Diesel brand, making it a hit in the United States and then in Europe and all over the world, until it became the global fashion icon known today. His brave and unapologetic spirit has been leading him towards the creation of an international fashion and luxury group. In 2002, he founded Only The Brave (OTB), which he leads with a strong focus on sustainability and innovation. With the same approach, he established Red Circle, his private investment company, which financially supports innovation-driven businesses, such as tech, med-tech, and food-tech companies, as well as invests in the real estate sector.
In 2008, Mr. Rosso’s focus on the value of giving back to society drove him to found OTB Foundation, which has been carrying out more than 300 projects of significant social value all over the world, impacting the lives of over 300,000 people.
He is a member of the steering committee for the National Chamber of Italian Fashion and in April 2021, Confindustria named him as Delegate of the Association for Excellence, Beauty, and Taste of Italian Brands.

Renzo Rosso