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Marcelo Gigliani


Marcelo Gigliani has been a Director of Cengage Group since January 2016. Mr. Gigliani is an Equity Partner of Apax Partners, L.P. and Managing Partner of Apax Digital, focusing on growth equity and buyout investments in leading internet, enterprise software, and technology-enabled services companies worldwide.

Since joining Apax in 2001, Mr. Gigliani has both led and participated in a number of the Apax funds’ investments across Technology, Digital, Media, and Services sectors throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, including Cengage Group, MetaMetrics, Accurate Background, idealista, Trader Corporation (AutoTrader Canada),, Boats Group, Solita, So Young, and Wizeline. Mr. Gigliani currently also serves on the board of directors of MetaMetrics, Accurate Background, Solita, and Wizeline. Prior to joining Apax Partners, Mr. Gigliani was a consultant at Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman), where he advised leading European media and communications companies in digital acceleration matters.

Mr. Gigliani received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Business Administration from Boston University.