Vincenzo Pascale in conversation with Valentino Gallo (financial entrepreneur) about his career between Italy and the United States. Pascale explains that he trained in Italy, began his career in Rome and then received an offer to move to New York; today he works as an asset manager, conducting operations especially in Latin America. He talks about his experience as a philanthropist for the Scuola d’Italia, which he values for its usual curriculum and bilingual, international education. He encourages young Italians to pursue international experiences and to be proud of Italy’s excellent educational system. Finally, Pascale reflects on his very deep connection with Italy and especially with his city, Padua, which he loves for its family values, adaptability and willingness to work; at the same time, he reveals his fascination for New York, for its resilience and ability to overcome crises, and for the American entrepreneurial spirit in general.