Who we are

Executive Management

Ale Agostini CEO and Client Partner

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After 10 years experience in international marketing of successful companies such as Ferrero, Campari, Manitoba, Ale focused on digital projects as a consultant and worked for Booking.com, Rentalcars.com, big Finance Groups and several well known b2b companies. His expertise in SEO e digital algorithms bring him today to be an international speaker and trainer on innovative themes around digital marketing, as Voice Search and AI applied to Visual SEO. He is also a TEDx speaker and author of several books on the topic of digital marketing (since 2009).

After 10 years experience in international marketing of successful companies such as Ferrero, Campari, Manitoba, Ale focused on digital projects as a consultant and worked for Booking.com, Rentalcars.com, big Finance Groups and several well known b2b companies. His expertise in SEO e digital algorithms bring him today to be an international speaker and trainer on innovative themes around digital marketing, as Voice Search and AI applied to Visual SEO. He is also a TEDx speaker and author of several books on the topic of digital marketing (since 2009).

Max Mura Head of Project and Data Management

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Data Manager with 15 years of experience, he began developing web applications in 1998, just before Google was born. Since then he has worked at various Italian and foreign ICT companies in the Cloud Computing and Data Warehouse market, supporting well-known brands in managing their information assets. SEO Consultant and ASO (App Store Optimization).

Data Manager with 15 years of experience, he began developing web applications in 1998, just before Google was born. Since then he has worked at various Italian and foreign ICT companies in the Cloud Computing and Data Warehouse market, supporting well-known brands in managing their information assets. SEO Consultant and ASO (App Store Optimization).

Carlo Alberto Rosso SEO & SEM Manager

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Carlo started is working career as a Product Designer, but then he switched to the digital world in 2011. He has worked as an in-house SEO and SEM Specialist for various important brands in the furniture industry.
In 2017 he began working for AvantGrade. Here – in the role of SEO and SEM Manager – he works to improve several top brands’ ranking on Google, also specializing on SEO optimization and Paid Advertising on Amazon.

Carlo started is working career as a Product Designer, but then he switched to the digital world in 2011. He has worked as an in-house SEO and SEM Specialist for various important brands in the furniture industry.
In 2017 he began working for AvantGrade. Here – in the role of SEO and SEM Manager – he works to improve several top brands’ ranking on Google, also specializing on SEO optimization and Paid Advertising on Amazon.

Elena Salviato Digital Marketing Manager

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After an experience as E-commerce manager in the fashion field, she landed at AvantGrade.com and has never left it. In the first 5 years in the role of SEO and SEM analyst, she supported TOP agency’s clients such as Trenord, Bayer, Henkel and KIKO Milan. Since 2021 she support Ale Agostini as Client partner and as a trainer for several academic realities such as RCS Academy and IULM.

After an experience as E-commerce manager in the fashion field, she landed at AvantGrade.com and has never left it. In the first 5 years in the role of SEO and SEM analyst, she supported TOP agency’s clients such as Trenord, Bayer, Henkel and KIKO Milan. Since 2021 she support Ale Agostini as Client partner and as a trainer for several academic realities such as RCS Academy and IULM.

Gabriele Monti Account Manager

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Long experience in Digital and E-commerce. He first worked in service companies, ranging from the creation of marketing campaigns to the management of partnerships, from communication to the sale of spaces and services. To then move into the world of agencies, perfecting project and account management skills and providing support to well-known Italian and international brands in the development of their Digital Marketing strategies. Since 2019 in AvantGrade as Account Manager.

Long experience in Digital and E-commerce. He first worked in service companies, ranging from the creation of marketing campaigns to the management of partnerships, from communication to the sale of spaces and services. To then move into the world of agencies, perfecting project and account management skills and providing support to well-known Italian and international brands in the development of their Digital Marketing strategies. Since 2019 in AvantGrade as Account Manager.

Stefania Concas Administration & Tax Manager

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Decadal experience in the administrative and commercial field acquired first in commercial companies and later in a leading international jewelry company; in the meantime she completed her studies in the economic and legal fields.
From 2011 she joined Avantgrade.com where she serves as Administration & Tax Manager.

Decadal experience in the administrative and commercial field acquired first in commercial companies and later in a leading international jewelry company; in the meantime she completed her studies in the economic and legal fields.
From 2011 she joined Avantgrade.com where she serves as Administration & Tax Manager.

+10 Digital Marketer AvantGrade Team

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Our team of 10 Digital Marketing Professionists. A team of enthusiastic and creative marketing experts working together to achieve your goals.

Our team of 10 Digital Marketing Professionists. A team of enthusiastic and creative marketing experts working together to achieve your goals.

Digital Marketing & Artificial Intelligence

Experience, passion for digital and innovation: these are the foundations that make  AvantGrade a cutting-edge Digital Marketing Agency. We are based in Switzerland with a team of senior SEO & SEM Analysts, a dedicated Social Media Unit, a team of Amazon Specialists and two Project Managers that coordinate complex projects.We support Clients in 9 countries: Europe, US and Middle East.

We offer a wide range of innovative Digital Services, that cover the entire online marketing field: SEO, SEM, Conversion Rate Optmization, Content Marketing and much more. We don’t develop websites.

We have been certified Google Partners for years now, with in-depth knowledge of different Google Ads products.

Our Values

Principles should never be negotiable. We work hard every day, we know who we are and who we want to be:

  • Innovators & Advancers
  • Digital enthusiasts and experts
  • Responsible and Reliable
  • Results and Execution Oriented
  • Excellent in Customer Service
  • Transparent

Our Path

2011

Foundation of Xago Europe

Xago Europe SA was founded in 2011 as Swiss company. It operated with marketing name “Bruce Clay Europe” as European branch of Bruce Clay Inc, leader in SEO since 1996.

2013

Launch of Web Analytics and Social Media Marketing Services

Xago Europe expanded its know-how to new digital marketing services beyond SEO: web analytics (Google Analytics and Tag Manager) Social Media Marketing on Facebook and LinkedIn.

2016

Artificial Intelligence and Amazon

Launch of SEO and SEM services on Amazon and Artificial Intelligence applied to textual and visual SEO (this bring the CEO, Ale Agostini, to become an international TEDx speaker). Agostini wrote the book “Make a Carrier with LinkedIn” that soon become a bestseller in Italy and it now becomes a personal and corporate branding course, that we held at international level.

2018

AvantGrade

At the end of 2018 the company decides to renew the image with a complete Rebranding that goes under the name of AvantGrade in order to highlight the new challenge of human + artificial intelligence

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We are one of the top digital marketing agencies in Europe with headquarters in Balerna (headquarters in Switzerland), in Milan and in Barcelona.
For us, only one thing counts: the success of our company. We are pioneers in digital services and AI.

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Do you know what Ninja Marketing, Il Sole 24 ore Business School, MailUp, Pambianco, IULM, Università Insubria, IUSVE, Fiera Milano Business, Tecniche Nuove and Hoepli have in common?
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We also work with other online & offline agencies and with the best academies in Italy.

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