Expert in innovation driven by design for companies, organizations and governments. Deals with the design process, founded and coordinates since 2008 the network of the Latin design process and wrote the Turin Charter of design processes. In 2010 he founded and coordinated the research Unit in Advanced Design at Milan Polytechnic. Former professor of design at the Politecnico di Milano, where he co-founded and directed the first Italian university department of Design (INDIGO) and POLI.Design first research consortium and continuing education of the university in Milan. Former professor of design at the Politecnico of Turin where he coordinated the study course in Graphic and Virtual Design and has done since 2006, the Pro-rector function. Work of international innovation dissemination activities. He is currently acting president of the School of Engineering and Archiettura and coordinator of the course in Product and Industrial Design Master's Degree in Advanced Design at the University of Bologna.