Alessandro Barnaba is an advisor to the Healthwords board on the company’s financial growth plans. He advises Healthwords' founders on the various financial options available and on different short- and long-term strategies to support the growth of the business. Former global Chairman of Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan, Alessandro spent more than 20 years at the leading multinational investment bank and financial services firm, where his roles included Head of Global Markets Sales and Marketing for EMEA and the Asia Pacific Region and the responsibility of the firm's Investor Services business in the same regions. He was also a member of the J.P. Morgan Corporate and Investment Bank Operating Committee. Alessandro co-founded Merlyn Advisors, a hedge fund with at least $500 million of assets under management. His fund is the present owner of the French club Lille, and he sits in the Executive Committee of AS Roma.