Vitaliano Fiorillo is an Associate Professor of Practice in Operations and Technology at SDA Bocconi School of Management. He is also a part-time Professor of Management at Bocconi University.
At SDA Bocconi, he serves as the Director of the Invernizzi AGRI Lab – Romeo and Enrica Invernizzi Agribusiness Research Initiative. He has managed research and training programs with major companies in various economic sectors, including agri-food, agriculture, food & beverage, oil & gas, energy and automation, commercial aviation, and automotive, where he has developed in-depth knowledge.
His research focuses on supply chain management and sustainability, with a particular emphasis on the Agribusiness sector. Recently, he has explored research topics such as agribusiness management, operations management in agribusiness, investments in agribusiness, regenerative agriculture and carbon farming, ecosystem services and natural capital, carbon credits, supply chain management in manufacturing and service enterprises, supply chain management and sustainability in the food & beverage sector, food safety and food security, sustainable supply chain management, sustainability, and sustainable operations, environment, and sustainable development.
Vitaliano is the author of numerous international articles and business cases. He won the international Case Writing Competition of EFMD with the case "Boeing 787: Cleared for Take Off?". He is the author of the books "Agribusiness. Management dell’Azienda Agricola" (Egea, 2022) and "Il futuro del biologico. Modello di sviluppo per il settore agroalimentare" (Egea, 2015). He is a member of the Technical-Scientific Committee (CTS) of the Fondazione Sviluppo Patrimonio Ca’ Granda and the CTS of the Invernizzi Reference Centre on Agrifood (IRCAF).
Vitaliano earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science with an international focus from the Università degli Studi di Pavia, a Master's degree in International Relations from the Centro Alti Studi per la Difesa, a Master's degree in Economics and Management of Energy and the Environment from Università Bocconi, and a Ph.D. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Università di Bergamo, in collaboration with Università Bocconi and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Zaragoza Logistic Centre (ZLC) in 2014.