Leonardo De Rossi is a Junior Lecturer of Information Systems at SDA Bocconi School of Management. He is the Director of the courses “Blockchain and Cryptoassets” and “Bitcoin and Blockchain Fundamentals” at Università Bocconi.
At SDA Bocconi, he is the coordinator of the blockchain research stream at the “Digital Enterprise Value and Organization” (DEVO) Lab, Professor of Bitcoin and Blockchain within the MBA, EMBA, EMBAWE, MFB, MISA, MEBI programs. He is the Program Director of the international online program "The Blockchain Journey. Debunking myths to manage a new business paradigm". He has managed several custom reaserch projects and has coordinated annual research with the “Italian Notariat” aimed at analyzing the possible entrance of the Italian notaries in the blockchain and cryptocurrency market.
His research activities focus on enabling technologies for digital transformation, on links between business complexity and information systems management. Currently, he is working with the Design Lab of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on the identification and assessment of high impact digital technologies as Artificial Intelligence, Human Augmentation, IoT, 3D Printing, Advanced Robotics, Digital Infrastructure.
He is the author of numerous books and articles on Information Systems and Digital Transformation. His works have been published in Economia & Management, Il Sole 24 Ore and Bancaria Editrice, among others. He has also authored several books, including “The Blockchain Journey, a guide to practical business applications” and “Open Banking: la prospettiva dei client”. In 2018 he was a co-author of the award winning paper at the HICSS conference for the category "Move the Field Forward"for his work on Blockchain technology applications in the corporate world.
He graduated with honors in Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology from Università Bocconi in Milan and he holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and Management from Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice. He holds an Executive Certificate in «Blockchain Strategy» from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. He also holds an Executive Certificate in “Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy” from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Leonardo is a PhD Fellow at Copenhagen Business School (CBS).