Distinguished Visiting Professor - Università di Bologna

Alec Ross is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Bologna Business School of l’Universitá di Bologna and the author of the New York Times best-seller, “The Industries of the Future” which has been translated into 24 languages and been a bestseller on 4 continents. During the Obama Administration, he served as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, a role created for him to help modernize the practice of diplomacy and bring innovative solutions to advance America’s foreign policy interests. He co-founded and helped lead a technology-focused social enterprise and grew it from modest origins in a basement into a global organization serving millions of low-income people, with programs on four continents.

“The Raging 2020s: the new balances between governments, citizens and businesses”