Stefania Saviolo is a Lecturer at the Department of Management and Technology at Università Bocconi.
From 2013 to 2015, she was Head of the Fashion & Luxury Knowledge Center at SDA Bocconi and, between 2002 and 2013, she was the Founder and Director of MAFED (Master in Fashion, Experience & Design Management). She has carried out numerous strategy and branding workshops for companies, International Business Schools and Institutions as well as consulting and coaching projects in Italy and abroad for major players operating in the beauty, fashion and design industry.
Her research activities focus on business model innovation, fashion, luxury and design management, brand management, and the Chinese market. Currently, she is studying the customer-centric transformation of business models and supply chains in fast moving consumer goods.
She is the author of numerous books and articles which have been translated into several languages. Her works have been published in Economia & Management, Enciclopedia Treccani, and Harvard Business Review China, among others. She has been a Visiting Scholar at Stern School of Business, New York University and at the National University of Singapore. She is an independent Board Member of two listed companies where she also serves as President of the Remuneration Committees. In 2014, she launched the first online course (MOOC Massive Open Online Course) on Fashion & Luxury Management for the American Platform Coursera which has seen more than 120.000 students attending in six years.
Stefania earned a degree in Business Administration from Università Bocconi, a Ph.D. in International Law and Economics from Università degli Studi di Bergamo and an ITP (International Teachers Programme) at Stern School of Business. She has been a certified public accountant in Milan since 1995.