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Conference Program Chairs

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Silvia Candiani
...is Microsoft Italy Chief Executive Officer helping Italian companies embracing the digital transformation opportunity and fostering a more inclusive and sustainable society in Italy thanks to innovation. Under her tenure...
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Alessandro Minichilli
...is Full Professor at the Department of Management & Technology at Bocconi University (Milan, Italy), and Professor of Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Governance at SDA Bocconi School of Management. At SDA Bocconi, he has...
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Riccardo Monti
...is a Senior Partner Emeritus at Boston Consulting Group. He has been a core member of the Industrial Goods practice at Boston Consulting Group. Since joining BCG in 1990, Riccardo has...
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Carlo Salvato
... is a Full Professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, where he is a fellow of the ICRIOS Research Center. He obtained a PhD in business administration and management from ...
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Mary Tripsas
...is a Full Professor of technology management at the College of Engineering, UC Santa Barbara. Before UCSB, she was on the faculties of the Wharton School, Harvard Business School, and Boston College. She obtained her PhD from...

Track A: Governance, Leadership and Human Capital in the Digital Era

A.1. Practice Orientation

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Umberto Bussolati Dell’Orto
...has 24 years of executive search experience, both at Eric Salmon & Partners and other international executive search firms, where he has focused on board services, TMT, industrial and...
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Hans Thoenes
...is active in Eric Salmon & Partners’ Industrial and Energy practices, as well as its Executive Assessment & Board Consulting practices. With more than 20 years’ seniority in...

A.2. Academic Orientation

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Rocio Bonet
...is an associate professor in the area of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior at IE Business School, Madrid. She earned her PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research...
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Shinjinee Chattopadhyay
... is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the Gies College of Business in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on understanding how ...

Track B: Entrepreneurship, Knowledge, and Imagination in the Digital Era

B.1. Practice Orientation

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Hans Brechbuhl
...is an Associate Professor of Practice at SDA Bocconi School of Management where he leads corporate initiatives and researches/teaches digital transformation, information security and...

B.2. Academic Orientation

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Myriam Mariani
... is a professor of applied economics at Bocconi University, where she is also the director of the MSc EMIT (Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology). She earned a PhD from ...
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Elena Vidal
... is assistant professor of strategic management at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York. She received her Ph.D. from Duke University in 2013. Her research interests focus on the antecedents and consequences of ...

Track C: Knowledge and Imagination for Strategic Processes and Practices in the Digital Era

C.1. Practice Orientation

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Bram Schot
...is a Senior Advisor to the Carlyle Europe Partners team focused on European industrial strategies. He is also a board member at Nanoramic, Boston, and a Senior Advisor at ADS-Tec. Mr. Schot is the...

C.2. Academic Orientation

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Koen Heimeriks
...is Professor of Strategy at Warwick Business School. Previously, he was faculty at Copenhagen Business School, Rotterdam School of Management, and Tilburg University and he has also been visiting at Aalto, Carnegie Mellon University, and...
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Jeanine P. Porck
...is an Assistant Professor and Spears Fellow in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. She holds a Ph.D. from Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her research interests include behavioral strategy, strategy process...