Dr. Giovanni Schiuma is Professor of Innovation Management at University of Basilicata (Italy) and Visiting Professor of Arts Based Management at University of the Arts London, where he founded the Innovation Insights Hub. Vice Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Strategy Planning, Research, Economic Development and Innovation of Matera city (European Cultural Capital 2019) from July 2015 to September 2016. Giovanni is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts in strategic knowledge management and as a champion of arts in business for strategic innovation and organizational development. Inspiring speaker and facilitator, creative and innovative, with international mindset and openness to address and face key strategic business research and organisational challenges, Giovanni sits on the scientific advisory boards of scientific associations and learning societies, and provides scientific support as advisor and assessor to government bodies, higher education institutions, private corporations and public organisations on research and educational projects/programs in Europe, Asia and Middle East.
Giovanni holds a Ph.D. in business management from the University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy) and has authored or co-authored more than 200 publications, including books, articles, research reports and white papers on a range of research topics particularly embracing Strategic Knowledge Asset and Intellectual Capital Management, Strategic Performance Measurement and Management, Innovation Systems, Innovation management and Organisational Development. He serves as Chief-Editor of the international journal “Knowledge Management Research and Practice” and as Co-Editor in Chief of “Measuring Business Excellence”. Since 2010 he is Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Giovanni holds a number of visiting professorships and research fellowships appointments with renowned international Universities and regularly he gives as international expert visiting lecture seminars, workshops and master classes around the world.