Pierluigi Zappacosta (born Chieti, July 2, 1950) is Chairman of Faro Ventures, Italy, and has co-founded, directed, and/or served on Boards for a number of prestigious companies.
In 1981, he co-founded Logitech (Nasdaq: LOGI) together with Daniel Borel and Giacomo Marini, which went on to become the world's largest manufacturer of computer mice and other personal interface products. Zappacosta served at Logitech for sixteen years, first as President and CEO and later as Vice-Chairman. He was instrumental in taking the company public in Switzerland in 1988 and on NASDAQ in 1997, raising over $60 million. By the time Mr. Zappacosta left in 1998, sales of Logitech had risen to over $400 million per year.