Francesco Appio


Groupe de Recherche en Droit, Economie, Gestion (GREDEG)
SKEMA Business School



Curriculum Vitae Francesco APPIO

Francesco Paolo Appio is a Professor of Innovation at SKEMA Business School (Paris La Défense, France). He received his PhD in Management at Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Italy. During the past four years he was visiting important international academic institutions such as Bocconi University (Italy), MIT Sloan School of Management (USA), and K.U. Leuven (Belgium).

His research is interdisciplinary in nature and mainly revolves around paradoxes and tensions in innovation management, investigated at micro- (individual, team), meso- (firm, industry), and macro-levels (ecosystem, city). He has been recently appointed as a member of the Editorial Board for the journals Technological Forecasting and Social Change and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. His research has been published in Long Range Planning, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, International Journal of Production Research, Industrial Marketing Management, among others. He also working as Guest Editor of Special Issues for Journal of Product Innovation Management, Organization Studies, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and Journal of Urban Technology.