Based in Rome, Mr. Fanti opened AT&T’s first office in Italy, and then, in 2000, started his own telecom company, Telefant Srl. John has been a member of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy since 1994. John was educated in the States, receiving his undergraduate degree from New York University in 1981 and his Master’s from Stanford University. John has been very involved with the Rome Board and has opened many doors in Rome for the former Dean.