Carmelo Cennamo

Curriculum Vitae

Carmelo Cennamo is SDA Affiliate Professor of Digital Transformation II at SDA Bocconi School of Management. He is Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Copenhagen Business School.
A frequent speaker in academic, corporate and industry events on platform competition, ecosystem strategy and digital transformation, he also activiily contributes to the public debate on the regulatory framework for digital platforms and digital markets.
His research activities focus on platform competition, ecosystem strategy, digital markets and digital transformation. His current research addresses three main questions. The first is the impact of digital platforms on competitive dynamics in a market/sector. The second focuses on the role of ecosystem governance for firm competitive advantage. The third aims at understanding the factors driving digital platform disruption of incumbents' business and sectors.
He is the author of numerous articles on the subject. His work has been published in Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Research Policy, Journal of Management Studies, Academy of Management Perspectives, Academy of Managment Discoveries, Information Systems Research, MIT Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, among others. Carmelo won numerous research awards, including the Best Paper Prize (finalist) from the Strategic Management Society (2014, 2018), Best Paper Award (finalist, 2017), Best Paper Proceedings (2017, 2015, 2013), Best Dissertation Award (finalist, 2011), and Distinguished Student Paper Award (2010) from the Academy of Management. Carmelo has served as guest associate editor for the Information Systems Research's special Issue on platforms and infrastructures in the digital age, and as guest editor for the California Management Review's special section on Digital transformation. He is a member of the Strategic Managment Society (SMS) and Academy of Management and member of the Scientific Board of
Carmelo earned a MSc in Economics from Bocconi University and a PhD in Strategic Management from IE Business School. He is married with two children.

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