Daniel Trabucchi

Core Faculty | Junior Assistant Professor

Short Profile outline

Daniel Trabucchi is an Assistant Professor in the area of Innovation Management at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano, where he is also a member of LEADIN' Lab, the Laboratory for Leadership, Design and Innovation. He is a Senior Researcher in IDeaLs, the global research platform that aims to study how to engage people to make innovation happen. He teaches in the area of Innovation, Design and Project Management, focusing in particular on the topics of Technological Innovation and Project Management.

Education

PHD: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.

Master of Science: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.

Bachelor of Science: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.

Academic course held at SOM

Teaching Areas: INNOVATION, DESIGN & PROJECT MANAGEMENT (IDPM)

EMBA

Specializing masters

Research

His research activities focus on the area of innovation management, with various perspectives. The main research field deals with digital two-sided platforms, exploring the peculiarities of those businesses in terms of value creation, value capturing and their business model implications. Other research streams deal with the Engagement of people in innovation activities and with innovation strategies (paying particular attention to the innovation of meaning and technology epiphanies) and agile approaches.

Relevant Publications

Trabucchi D. and Buganza T., "Fostering digital platform innovation: From two to multi‐sided platforms", Creativity and Innovation Management, 29, 1 - 14

Pellizzoni E. Trabucchi D. Frattini F. Buganza T. Di Benedetto A., "Leveraging stakeholders’ knowledge in a new service development: a dynamic approach", Journal of Knowledge Management, , 1 - 25

Buganza T. Trabucchi D. and Pellizzoni E., "Limitless personalisation: the role of Big Data in unveiling service opportunities", Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 32, 58 - 70

Pellizzoni E. Trabucchi D. and Buganza T., "Platform strategies: how the position in the network drives success", Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 31, 579 - 592

Trabucchi D. Muzellec L. and Ronteau S., "Sharing Economy: Seeing through the fog", Internet Research, 29, 996 - 1013

Trabucchi D. Talenti L. and Buganza T., "How do Big Bang Disruptors look like? A Business Model perspective", Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 141, 330 - 340

Magistretti S. Trabucchi D. Dell’Era C. and Buganza T., "A New Path Toward a Hybrid Model: Insights from PwC’s Italian Experience Centre", Research-Technology Management, 62, 30 - 37

Pellizzoni E. Trabucchi D. and Buganza T., "When agility meets open innovation: two approaches to manage open innovation", Creativity and Innovation Management, 28, 464 - 476

Trabucchi D. Buganza T. Dell’Era C. and Pellizzoni E., "Exploring the Inbound and Outbound Strategies enabled by User Generated Big Data: Evidences from Leading Smartphone Applications", Creativity and Innovation Management, 27, 42 - 55

Trabucchi D. and Buganza T., "Data-Driven Innovation: switching the big data perspective", European Journal of Innovation Management, 22, 23 - 40

Trabucchi D. Buganza T. and Pellizzoni E., "Give away your digital services: leveraging big data to capture value", Research-Technology Management, 60, 43 - 52

Trabucchi D. Pellizzoni E. Buganza T. and Verganti R., "Interplay between technology and meaning: how music majors reacted?", Creativity and Innovation Management, 26, 317 - 338

Buganza T. Dell'Era C. Pellizzoni E. Trabucchi D. Verganti R., "Unveiling the potentialities provided by new technologies: A process to pursue technology epiphanies in the smartphone app industry", Creativity and Innovation Management, 24, 391 - 414

Grants, Awards and Honours

  • Christer Karlsson Best paper Award Runner Up at the 26th Innovation and Product Development Conference (Leicester, UK), for the paper ‘Disrupting the Disruptors or enhancing them? How the Blockchain reshapes Two-Sided Platforms’ co-authored with Antonella Moretto, Tommaso Buganza and Alan MacCormack. For the paper ‘Disrupting the Disruptors or enhancing them? How the Blockchain reshapes Two-Sided Platforms’ co-authored with Antonella Moretto, Tommaso Buganza and Alan MacCormack.
  • Best PhD Student Paper Award at the 3rd Abbè Gregoire Innovation Days (Paris, France), for the paper: Trabucchi, D., Talenti, L., Buganza, T."The antecedents of Disruption: Business Model configurations of Big Bang Disruptors"

Service to the community

  • Guest Editor of Special Issue: Digital Two-Sided Platforms Unveiling Research and Business Opportunities” on Creativity and Innovation Management, proposed by Tommaso Buganza, Laurent Muzzelec, Sebastien Rounteau and Daniel Trabucchi. Submission closing August 2019 (https://wol-prod-cdn.literatumonline.com/pb-assets/assets/14678691/TwoSidedPlatforms-Special%20Issue-CIM.pdf )
  • Reviewer: Journal of Product Innovation Management; Technological Forecasting and Social Change; Journal of Knowledge Management; Internet Research; Creativity and Innovation Management; Technology Analysis and Strategic Management; European Journal of Innovation Management ; International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management; Sage Open

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