Silvia Zamboni is Core Faculty at SDA Bocconi School of Management and Lecturer in Bocconi University in Global Operations and Supply Chain Management and Innovation and Technology Management. She is Contract Professor at Poli.design in Business and Innovation, and at Università degli Studi di Milano Statale in Innovation management. At Bocconi University she is Assistant Program Director of BSc in International Economics and Management.
She has conducted research and in-house education projects with enterprises operating in various industries, such as pharmaceutical, automotive and related services, machinery, medical devices, home appliances, and banking.
Her research and teaching activities focus on supply chain management and network collaboration for innovation, innovation and technology management, service purchases and development, and multi-project management. She is the author of books and articles on her topics of interest.
Her works have been published in journals such as Economia & Management and Procurement Channel, among others. In 2013, she won the “Best case for the market” section (“Bringing Technology to the Market”) of the EFMD Case Writing Competition, with the business case “787 Dreamliner Cleared for Take-Off?” (Parts A, B, C), written in collaboration with V. Fiorillo and R. Secchi, SDA Bocconi for The Case Center. Silvia earned a degree in business administration from Bocconi University and a Ph.D. in logistics and supply chain management from Bergamo University in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology—Zaragoza Logistic Centre (MIT-ZLC). As part of her continuous education, she participated in a study tour in Japan, visiting companies leader in Lean Management (“Japan: champions of lean production”) organize by da SDA Bocconi School of Management. She also concluded the intensive course Innovative Pedagogy in Challenging Times in 2015 at China Europe International Business School (Shanghai and Beijing, 2015, International Teachers Programme).