My name is Laura Grassi and I am a professor of Investment Banking and Finance Lab courses at Politecnico di Milano, where I am also a Senior Assistant Professor. In my role as Head of the Fintech and Insurtech Observatory, I am involved in research on financial incumbents and startups, with a particular emphasis on Europe as well as on international markets. I am also Director of the evening Executive MBA programme at Politecnico’s business school, Polimi Graduate School of Management. My students are important to me, and I strongly encourage them to participate in international competitions, such as the CFA Institute Research Challenge, where we have reached the world finals on numerous ...
PHD: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.
Master of Science: Management Engineering - Finance, Politecnico di Milano.
Bachelor of Science: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.
Her main research interest is in innovation and digitalization of the financial industry (Fintech and Insurtech), with a strong focus on strategical implications, business models and valuation, implementing both quantitative and qualitative methods.