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MASSIMO BERGAMI
He is Professor of Business Organization at the University of Bologna and Dean of BBS. He is Guest Professor at Nankai University (Tianjin) and Mirbis (Moscow), Member of the Board of Trustees of EFMD, Founding Chair of the Emba Consortium for Global Business Innovation, Independent Counselor of Brunello Cucinelli Spa and Member of the Board of Ferrarelle spa.

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GEPPI CUCCIARI
Geppi Cucciari is a TV host, actress and comedian. Graduated in Law with a thesis in Public International Law, in 2001 she joined the artistic lab of Zelig. In 2006 she published her first novel “Meglio donna che male accompagnata” and in 2007 she led her first television program “Geppi Hour” broadcast on Sky Show.

JOHN ELKANN
John Elkann is an entrepreneur and manager. Born in New York, in 1994 he moved to Turin, where he graduated in Management Engineering. In 1997, he joined the Fiat Group Board. In 2004 he became Vice President of the group. In 2010 he became its President. Starting from January 2011 he is Chairman of Fiat Spa, later transformed into Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). In July 2018, he also became President of Ferrari.

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LORENZO FORNI
Lorenzo Forni is Professor of Economic Policy at the University of Padua, and Managing Director of Prometeia Associazione. He worked from 2010 to 2016 at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC and previously at the Central Bank of Italy in Rome. He holds a Masters degree in political economy and a PhD in Economics from the University of Boston and was a visiting scholar at Harvard University.

PAOLA GIURI
Paola Giuri is Professor of Economics and Business Management and Program Director of the International Master in Service Management at the University of Bologna. She is currently Director of the Department of Business Sciences at Campus of Rimini and Associate Dean for Research at BBS. She has held coordination roles in national and European research projects.

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ILARIA IACOVIELLO
Ilaria Iacoviello is an Italian journalist. She graduated from the Liceo Classico di Ravenna, then attended the School of Journalism in Urbino. In 2005 she joined Sky Tg24 where she continued as a reporter from London. Since 2010 she is the anchorwoman of Sky Tg24 news studio program.

GABRIELE MORANDIN
Gabriele Morandin is Associate Professor of Organization Design at the University of Bologna. He is also Director of the Master’s in HR & Organization at BBS and Associate Dean For Accreditations and Quality Services at BBS. From 2004 to 2006 he was Visiting Scholar and Research Assistant at the Ross School of Business of the University of Michigan (MI, USA).

ANDREA PONTREMOLI
He joined IBM in 1980 and in 2004 he was appointed President and CEO of IBM Italy. In 2007 he joined Dallara Automobili as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager. Since November 2007, he is Director of the Executive Master in Technology and Innovation Management at BBS. In 2005 he received the honor of Cavaliere di Gran Croce Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

GIORGIO PRODI
Giorgio Prodi is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Ferrara. His research interests focus mainly on the relationship between privatization, regulation and market power, in Italy and abroad (LSE and Harvard). He is also Director of International Relations at BBS.

ROMANO PRODI
Politician, economist, professor, public manager and Italian business executive, Romano Prodi held the position of President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic from 1996 to 1998 and from 2006 to 2008. From 1999 to 2004 he was President of the European Commission. Romano Prodi is also President of the Bologna Business School Advisory Board.

MARCO ROCCETTI
Marco Roccetti is Full Professor of Computer Science at the Computer Science Department of the University of Bologna, and he is Senior Advisor for Digital Humanity at Bologna Business School. He was Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles and Visiting Scientist at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley.

MAURIZIO SOBRERO
Maurizio Sobrero is Full Professor of Innovation Management at the University of Bologna and Director of the Department of Management at Bologna Business School. He is also Senior Advisor for Next Production Revolution at BBS. He has published 5 books and over 20 international articles on economics and innovation management. In 2005 he has been invited to contribuite to the UN World Investment Report.

FRANCESCO UBERTINI
He graduated in Civil Engineering at the University of Bologna, where he also obtained the title of Research Doctor in Structural Mechanics. Since 2007 he has been Professor of Construction Science at the School of Engineering and Architecture of the Alma Mater Studiorum. He is the Rector of the Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna from November 2015, and is the youngest rector in Italy.