Gianmario Verona has been Rector of Bocconi University since November 2016. He is a Professor of Management specialized on the strategic management of technology and innovation, with a focus on the theme of digital trasformation. Between 2007 and 2013 he was a Visiting Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and in 1997 and 1998 he was a Visiting Scholar at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Before being appointed Rector, he served Bocconi as Dean of the Faculty (2014-2016), Director of the MBA program (2012-2014), and Director of the PhD in Business Administration (2009-2012). He is author of 80+ academic articles and 5 books and has published in all leading management journals. Over the years he has collaborated with many Global500 companies, innovative multinationals and newly founded startups in terms of applied research, executive education and consulting activity.