Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Antoine Tessier is a visionary leader with a passion for driving innovation and growth. With over 15 years of experience in the tech and luxury industry, Antoine has led numerous successful transformations in luxury retail and digital technologies. In both his most recent role, as Chief Technology Officer, as well as the past 10 years at the LVMH Group, he spearheaded strategic initiatives, fostered a dynamic and inclusive culture, and consistently delivered exceptional results. Known for his strong leadership skills and collaborative approach, Antoine empowers his teams to innovate with a customer first mindset.
Chief Technology Officer
Mark Rankin joins us as Chief Technology Officer for duPont REGISTRY Group. Having previously served as the Chief Strategy Officer at Edmunds.com, his strategic impact and innovation resulted in substantial revenue growth during his tenure. With over 25 years of industry experience, Mark fosters success in automotive startups, with multiple companies developed, acquired, and sold in RTLS, FinTech, and automotive sectors. As a visionary technology executive, we look forward to him leading the digital transformation of our luxury vehicle auction platform.
Chief Financial Officer
Jason Potter is the Chief Financial Officer of duPont REGISTRY Group. Jason has over 15 years’ experience in finance and accounting, having served as a Director in the audit practice and national office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and most recently as the Chief Accounting Officer, and EVP, Finance of Motorsport Network. With an active Certified Public Accountant license in the State of Oregon and as a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales, Jason brings a wealth of strategic financial leadership to our team.
Executive Director of
Dara Acker, currently serving as the Executive Director of Human Resources at duPont REGISTRY Group, brings a wealth of expertise to her role, driving strategic guidance and leadership with a strong focus on human capital management. Prior to joining duPont REGISTRY Group, Dara has held the position of Director, Human Resources at Motorsport Games Inc., a NASDAQ publicly traded company, as well as Executive Director, Human Resources for Motorsport Network. She has 9 years experience in HR, notable business experience in previous roles with the creation and implementation of core human capital programs, policies, and services from the foundational level, making her an asset to new and start-up businesses. . Her passion for human capital development continues to play a pivotal role in driving duPont REGISTRY Group towards continued growth and success.
Director of Editorial and Events
Mike is a seasoned editor and journalist who has worked on the most prestigious brands in the world. Most recently, as Editor-in-Chief of Hearst Magazine's Road & Track, he repositioned the auto enthusiast magazine as a luxury brand, launching a global series of high-end rallies around the best roads, race tracks, and lodgings and cuisine in the world. Prior to R&T, Mike founded The Drive, Time Inc.'s first automotive media platform. He has traveled the world reporting features pieces for Rolling Stone, where he began his career, as well as GQ, Men's Journal, and Playboy. He was a top editor at Maxim, Details, and Hemispheres, and is a regular guest on CNBC’s “Last Call” and The History Channel’s “Peyton Manning’s G.O.A.T.” He once served as Hunter S. Thompson’s assistant, has been waterboarded by Blackwater operatives, and was included in the Best American Sports Writing anthology.
Founder and CEO
of Canossa Events
Luigi Orlandini, Founder, President, and CEO of Canossa grew up in Emilia, Northern Italy, renowned as "Motor Valley" due to its association with Italian sports car brands. Making it no coincidence he would form a deep-rooted passion for cars and the automotive industry. After completing scientific studies, he founded an IT company, marking his first business connection with the automotive world by providing IT services to prestigious events and brands such as the 1000 Miglia and Ferrari. In 2010, Canossa was established based on an earlier vision, becoming Europe's pioneering rally organizer offering luxurious 5-star accommodations and daily Michelin-starred chefs during events. Additionally, Luigi also leads Cavallino, since 1978 the destination for all Ferrari collectors and enthusiasts company acquired by Canossa in 2020.
GM duPont REGISTRY
Dmitry 'DK' Kozko is a seasoned entrepreneur with a rich history of steering private and public companies. With over two dozen patents to his name, DK has an innovative tech perspective on how to scale and grow companies. His multiple executives roles and successes helped him secure over $100 million dollars in funding and directing 2 IPOs, he now brings his vast expertise to the duPontRegistry Publishing team focusing on its growth and evolution.
Founder and CEO
Rob Lay, CEO and Founder of FerrariChat, is a highly successful social network entrepreneur, known for his expertise in growing digital properties through organic and paid marketing strategies. As a profit-focused executive, he has a proven history of boosting platform revenues through various channels, including direct advertising, member subscriptions, and affiliate partnerships. His notable business experience include the launching of FerrariChat, the largest online Ferrari community in the world, to over 15 million posts and 1 billion pageviews. With a track record of guiding early-stage companies to success, he continues to oversee a portfolio of digital networking platforms for high-end auto enthusiasts.
Chairman of the Board
Christian Clerc is considered one of the foremost experts and thought leaders in luxury hospitality, travel and lifestyle. Former Global President of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Clerc successfully lead the company from 2016 to 2022 overseeing 127 hotels, 51 residential properties, and 50,000 employees across 47 countries. In addition to ensuring operational excellence at Four Seasons and cultivating the company’s renowned service culture among its world-class employees, Clerc also focused on elevating the product quality and the guest experience through inspired design and innovation. During his tenure as Global President, the company experienced a period of unprecedented growth, recognition, and success. “For me, the definition of true luxury is simply the genuine and relentless pursuit of excellence in all its forms” - Christian H. Clerc.
With 18 years at Boston Consulting Group, currently serving as the Managing Director and Senior Partner, Sandeep successfully has led, the company's North American retail sector and its global transformation practice. His focus areas span across operating models, organizational effectiveness and large-scale transformation.
A leader in the global telecom industry for more than three decades, Javier brings expertise in scaling businesses to duPont REGISTRY Group. His notable business experience includes his current role as Operating Partner for Softbank, where he has helped Greensill grow its technology and telecom practice globally. He has also served as the managing director for Motorola Ventures before moving to Brightstar, which he helped expand into 35 new markets.