Lorenzo Diaferia is Junior Fellow of Digital Transformation at SDA Bocconi School of Management and researcher at the Digital Enterprise Value and Organization (DEVO) Lab.
Lorenzo coordinated a DEVO Lab annual research stream on AI adoption approaches in organizations (The AI Democratization: myths and reality of adopting Artificial Intelligence). He worked on a research on multisided platforms and ecosystems and takes part regularly to an annual project to map and assess the business impacts of digital technologies. Lorenzo also worked on numerous on-demand research projects mainly with companies in the tech, consulting and financial services industries. Among these, NTT DATA, Teradata, CRIF, Google Italy, Edenred.
His research activities focus on enabling technologies for digital transformation, on the business implications of Artificial Intelligence as well as on platform-based business models. 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.
He is co-author of articles and books on digital technologies, Artificial Intelligence and platform economy. His works have been published in Economia&Management and Bancaria Editrice, among others. He is also co-author of several research reports for companies and institutions.
Lorenzo earned a Master's degree in Management with honors and a Bachelor degree in Economics and Social Sciences both from Bocconi University and was an exchange student at Dartmouth College (USA).