Marcello Gamberale Paoletti holds a BA in political Philosophy and a Master in Political Science and Government. During his school years, he studied in the US and later started writing for Italian newspapers. While working for Il Giornale he was appointed editor-in-chief of the national magazine of the organisation Il Buongoverno, so beginning his political activism for centre-right values. His professional career has been entirely devoted to digital innovation, he has founded two start-ups, successfully exited the first and currently chairs the latter, a software products company based in Milan. He was elected vice-secretary of the Italian Youth of EPP in 2011, and in 2012 he became a member of the international board of Forza Italia Giovani and a permanent delegate to YEPP.