Francesco Saviozzi

Curriculum Vitae

Francesco Saviozzi is Associate Professor of Practice of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at SDA Bocconi School of Management. He is Affiliated Faculty at ASK Research Centre at Bocconi University.

At SDA Bocconi, he is Director of the Master in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management (MISA) since 2015. 


His research activities focus on digital transformation and digital business models, strategies in oligopolistic and regulated industries, startup management and corporate entrepreneurship, as well as professional service firms.

He is the author of numerous books and articles on the subject. His works have been published in Harvard Business Review, Economia&Management and Quarderni di Ricerca dell’Artigianato, among others. He has written articles and business cases about digital strategies, startup development, corporate performance measurement and country competitiveness.


He has developed research and executive education projects working with companies in the ICT, TLC, media, pharma, utilities and consulting industries.

He is the editor-in-chief of SDA Bocconi Ideas of Management on Strategy & Entrepreneurship, a community dedicated to strategic and entrepreneurial management topics.

He is Startup Advisor and Facilitator at Speed MI Up, the business incubator of Bocconi University. He received the Google Faculty Award in 2014. In 2012, he received the SDA Innovation in Technology-based Learning Award. He is a regular host at #StartupCorner, a videoblog about startup development and entrepreneurial management (

Francesco earned a Degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University.