MBI s.r.l. was founded in 2001 with a mission to create innovative IT services and telecommunications systems. Two years later, the group joined Broadsat s.r.l, which sells Direct-to-Home telecommunication services.
The company has three business units:
• Business Analytics and Optimization
• Research and Development
Each of them provides products, solutions, consulting, design and application services, typically verticalized and customized according to the individual needs of the user. MBI’s internal organization is based on the matrix- functions-projects in order to ensure it is lean, effective and efficient.
MBI currently employs around 50 highly qualified people (over 90% graduates). MBI uses the most advanced information and telecom- munications technologies to develop its business, mostly in overseas markets. Over time it has become an international reference of different areas, a member of some international standardization forums (IPDC and S-Band) and has been involved in European Union and European Space Agency projects (ESA).
The technical and practical knowledge and expertise of MBI’s staff are enhanced by close contact with the prestigious Pisa universities of the Scuola Normale Superiore and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, as well as the National Research council (CNR) and other academic institutions. This, together with the multi-sec- toral knowledge gained within MBI, mean that technol- ogy transfer and training are continous processes, resulting in high calibre staff.
Over the years MBI has steadily increased the number of its customers and partners. MBI customers have often gone on to become MBI project partners, thus creating exciting new synergies.
The key ingredients for the success of MBI can be identified as continuous research and development into innovative solutions, its choice of partners and customers which help it grow.