Giuseppe Soda is Full Professor of Organization Theory & Social Network Analysis at Universita’ Bocconi and at SDA Bocconi School of Management where he served as Dean from 2016 to 2022.
He has conducted his career at Università Bocconi with many institutional responsibilities, including the direction of the Organization and Human Resources Management Department and of the Claudio Dematté Research Division at SDA Bocconi, of the Department of Management and Technology at Universita’ Bocconi and the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors of SDA Bocconi Asia Center at Mumbai, India.
As a scholar, his research investigates the performance consequences of the interplay between organizational architectures and organizational networks. His contribution to the origins and evolution of organizational networks is very influential. His works have been published in the top academic management journals.
He served and serves on the editorial boards of international academic journals (Academy of Management Review, Strategic Organization, Organization Science and Journal of Organizational Design) and he manages the book collection Leading Management (EGEA - SDA Bocconi) and has directed the book series “Management” (Corriere della Sera - Egea).
He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC®), which is the organization that administers the GMAT exam, and as a member of the EQUIS Accreditation Board.
He obtained a Ph.D. in Business and Management from Universita’ Bocconi and pursued his post-doctoral studies at Carnegie Mellon University. He is married with two children.