Full Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, loves to blend research, teaching and consulting to develop new knowledge and insight on how to effectively operate and improve service and manufacturing companies, making employees, managers and shareholders happier. 12 years in the board of the Department; 6 years Director of Studies of Management Engineering course; Director of the Lean Excellence Center at Politecnico di Milano; Director of the OPEX group at Politecnico di Milano; Director of Lean Six Sigma executive program and of Global Master in Industrial Management. Has been leading more than 200 research and consulting projects with Italian and international companies
Master of Science: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.
Main research topics are Lean management and all Operational Excellence approaches, addressing them at a strategic and at an operational level. Both in service and in manufacturing companies. Latest developments are related to Lean implementation in low volume-high variety companies, Lean Start-up, and the development of Lean and OPEX approaches with the digital revolution. A particular interest is in understanding and bettering improvement practices and in developing the improvement capabilities of manufacturing and service companies. Quite active is also the research activity about Production and supply chain planning and control systems (e.g. WorkLoad Control)