Marco Tortoriello is a Professor at Università Bocconi and was previously the Associate Dean of the Masters Division at SDA Bocconi from 2017 to 2020. He has worked extensively with various industries in executive education programmes and focuses his research on informal networks, knowledge sharing, and organisational innovation. His research has been published in prestigious academic journals, and he serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal and Organization Science. He has won awards for his research, including the Organization Science Extraordinary Service Award and the Foundation HEC Research Grant. He holds degrees from Università Bocconi and Carnegie Mellon University and is currently an Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Journal.