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Prof. Francesco Appio

Paris School of Business

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Paris School of Business

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Francesco Paolo Appio, Ph.D., HDR, is a Full Professor of Innovation at Paris School of Business (Paris, France). He earned both the French national qualification as Professeur des Universit├ęs in Management Science (CNRS 06) and the Italian national qualification as Professore Ordinario in Management (13/B2) and Business and Management Engineering (09/B3). He visited important international academic institutions such as Bocconi University (Italy), MIT Sloan School of Management (USA), and K.U. Leuven (Belgium). His research is interdisciplinary and mainly revolves around the impact of digital transformation on innovation at multiple levels (ecosystems, city, organization, teams), taking into account different perspectives such as sustainability, socio-technical systems, technological change, and innovation capabilities. He also researches about the role of science fiction for innovation, the role of errors in the scientific discovery and technological invention processes. He has recently been appointed as a member of the Editorial Board for the journals like Journal of Product Innovation Management, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. His research has been published in Journal of Product Innovation Management, Long Range Planning, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, International Journal of Production Research, Industrial Marketing Management, among others. He is guest editor of multiple special issues in journals like Journal of Product Innovation Management, Organization Studies, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and Journal of Urban Technology.