Post. 25 Jul 2018.

At a lunch meeting in Turin in 2013 in Fiat’s Lingotto headquarters, he mused on what he would do when he was not focused on cars 24 hours a day: “I want to study theoretical physics,” he said. The attraction? “Because it is one of the hardest things there is.”

He then demanded a computer. In seconds it arrived and Marchionne called up a YouTube video of four-year-old Chinese piano prodigy Tsung Tsung playing Flight of the Bumblebee.

“I was sitting up late last night watching it,” he said. “Can you imagine what you could do with a brain like that?”

— Sergio Marchionne

Published by William Vaughan

filmmaker, artist

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