- 1992 - Laurea magna cum laude in Business
Economics at Università Commerciale “Luigi Bocconi” of Milan.
- September 1995 – January 1996: visiting scholar in the
Master of Philosophy in System Dynamics at University of Bergen in
- February 1999 - PhD in Strategic and International
Management at London Business School .
- November 1999 – September 2002 - Researcher at
the Institute of Business Economics at Università Luigi Bocconi in
- Since September 2002 – Associate Professor of Business
Economics in the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural
Sciences of the University of Bologna.
- November 2004 – November 2007 – Chairman of the Internet
Sciences Programme at Università di Bologna.
- January 2013 - Full Professor of Business
Economics in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering
(DISI) of the University of Bologna.
- 1993 – Fulbright
- 1993 – Bocconi Univesrsity scholarship
- 1994 - Italian Ministry of Education, University
and Research for studies abroad
- 1997 – McKinsey support to PhD
1993 – “Perspectives of Pension Funds in Italy”. Research
funded by Università Bocconi.
1994 – “Cross-border M&A Post-Acquisition Management”.
Research project jointly managed by Bocconi School of Management
(SDA) and KPMG-Peat Marwick, and funded by E.U.
1994 – “Banks and the Support of the Restructuring of
Firms”. Research project funded by Bocconi School of Management
1998 – “Dynamics Models to Support Firms' Strategic
Management”. Research Project funded by Bocconi School of
1998 – “Using Dynamic Simulation Models to Support Firms'
Strategic Management”. Research project funded by Italian Ministry
of Education, University and Research.
2000-2002 – “Dynamics Models to Design Corporate
Strategy: Resource Accumulation and Organisational Learning”.
Research project funded by CNR.
2004 – “Dynamically Evolving
Large-scale Information Systems“ (DELIS).
Research project funded by E.U within Framework 6, IST, IP and
coordinated by Prof. Ozalp Babaoglu.
2004 “Dinamics and Performance Determinants in Cluster of
Firms: A Computational Approach”. Research project funded by
Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research
2004 “Industrial Cluster Dynamics: New Organisational and
Technological Architecture”. Research project funded by Italian
Ministry of Education, University and Research.
2005 “TOCAI.IT: Knowledge-oriented technologies for
enterprise aggregation in Internet”. Research project funded by
Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
2009 European Research Project 7°
Framework SSH7-CT-2009-225670 ‘Models and their Effects on
Development paths: an Ethnographic and comparative Approach to
knowledge transmission and livelilhood strategies' (MEDEA n°
2016 Principal Investigator del progetto europeo H2020-REFLECTIVE-SOCIETY-2015; ‘Perception and Evaluation of Regional and Cohesion policies by Europeans and Identification with the Values of Europe’ (PERCEIVE – n° 693529).