Claudio Dell’Era is Full Professor in Design Thinking for Business at the School of Management - Politecnico di Milano, where he serves also as Co-Founder of LEADIN’Lab, the Laboratory of LEAdership, Design and INnovation. He is also Director of the Observatory “Design Thinking for Business” of the School of Management –Politecnico di Milano. He is the Co-Director of the Executive Programme in “Innovation and Design Management” at the Polimi Graduate School of Management. He has published more than 100 journal papers, conference articles and chapters in edited books in the area of Innovation and Design Management.
PHD: Management Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.
Master of Science: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.
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The research activities developed by Claudio Dell’Era are concentrated in the areas of Design Thinking, Design Strategy and Design-Driven Innovation. He is Director of the Observatory “Design Thinking for Business”: founded in 2017, the Observatory aspires to be the reference point for the community of innovators that adopt pioneering approaches such as Design Thinking. He is also Project Leader of the International Research Project DT4B “Design Thinking for Business” developed in collaboration with Delft University of Technology, Imperial College Business School, Reykjavik University, Stockholm School of Economics