Department of Business Administration at John Cabot University in Rome

Business Administration Faculty

Chair of the Department

Riccardo Maiolini
Assistant Professor of Management
Laurea, LUISS, Rome, 2005
Ph.D., LUISS, Rome, 2010
Email: [email protected]

Professors

Colin Biggs 2009
Visiting Professor of Business Administration
B.A., University of Oxford, 1969
M.A., University of Oxford, 1971
Ph.D., Cambridge University, 1976
M.B.A., London Business School, 1993
Email: [email protected]

Robert Christofferson 2010
Lecturer in Business Administration
B.Sc., McGill University, 1975
M.B.A., IESE, 1987
Email: [email protected]

Michèle Favorite 2005
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business and Communications
B.A., Brown University, 1982
M.Phil., Oxford University, 1984
D.Phil., Oxford University, 1988
Email: [email protected]

Susan Fuller 1987
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
B.A., Wheaton College, 1966
M.S., Simmons College, 1972
M.B.A., Anna Maria College, 1985
Email: [email protected]

Ieva Jakobsone Bellomi 2017
Lecturer in Business
B.A., Latvijas Universitate, Riga, 2002
International Management Programme Certificate, Boston University, School of Management, Shanghai, Osaka, 2006
M.B.A., Boston University School of Management, 2007
Finance and Accounting Programme Certificate, London School of Economics, 2008
Email: [email protected]

Eugenio La Mesa 2017
Lecturer in Business Administration
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 1991
Email: [email protected]

Josephine Luzon 2011
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.S.B.A.A., University of the Philippines, 1983
M.S.B.A., Boston University, 1990
D.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2010
Email: [email protected]

Chiara Magrini 2005
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza", 1995
LL.M., University of Rome "Tor Vergata", 1996
M.Jur., University of Oxford, 2000
Dottorato di Ricerca, University of Rome "La Sapienza", 2002
Email: [email protected]

Flavio Notari 2016
Lecturer in Business Administration
Laurea, LUISS, Rome 2006
Master, LUISS, Rome 2008
Email: [email protected]

Pietro Paganini 2008
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Laurea, LUMSA University, Rome
Master, Karlstadt University
Dottorato di Ricerca, LUMSA University, Rome
Email: [email protected]

Daniele Pica 2011
Associate Professor of Management and Information Systems
B.Sc., University of Southern California, 1999 
M.Sc., London School of Economics, 2001 
Ph.D., London School of Economics, 2006
Email: [email protected]

Silvia Carnini Pulino 2002
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Director of JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship
B.A., Oxford University, 1985
M.A., Oxford University, 1986
M.B.A., Harvard Graduate School of Business, 1988
Email: [email protected]

Ian Roberts 2014
Lecturer in Business Administration, AACSB Coordinator
B.Sc., University of Hull, UK 1982
Executive MBA, University of Georgia, 2007
D.B.A., University of Manchester, 2015
Email: [email protected]

Antonella Salvatore 2010
Lecturer in Business Administration
Laurea, University of Pescara, 1995
Professional Diploma in Management, Open University, U.K., 2002
M.B.A., Open University, U.K., 2006 
Advanced Certificate of Human Capital Management, London School of Business and Finance, 2015
Advanced Diploma of Human Resources Management, London School of Business and Finance, 2016
Email: [email protected]

Alessandro Signorini 2008
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 1998
M.Phil., University of Strathclyde, 2003
Ph.D., University of Strathclyde, 2012
Email: [email protected]

Alina Sorgner
Assistant Professor of Applied Data Analytics
Dipl. in mathematical economics, Moscow State Institute for Electronics and Mathematics (Now: Higher School of Economics), Russia, 2007
Dr.rer pol., Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany, 2013
Email: [email protected]

Teresa Triglia 2015
Lecturer in Finance and Law
B.B.A., Pace University, 1990
M.B.A., Fordham University, 1996
J.D., Fordham University, 1996
Email: [email protected]

Mauro Valenti 2010
Lecturer in Business Administration
Laurea, University of Rome “La Sapienza,” 1979
Email: [email protected]

Riccardo Maiolini

Riccardo Maiolini


Assistant Professor of Management

Laurea, LUISS, Rome, 2005
Ph.D., LUISS, Rome, 2010
Email: [email protected]


Riccardo Maiolini is an expert of entrepreneurship and social innovation. His research interests are focused on social innovation, social entrepreneurship and corporate entrepreneurship. He is one of the two curators of the Italian Index of Social Innovation. Former post-doc at CeRISS (Research Center for Social Innovation at LUISS University), he is one of the authors of the Italian reports on social innovation edited by Franco Angeli in 2015.

Professor Maiolini’s activities in the entrepreneurial Italian ecosystems are various: he participated in the organization of international startup programs (in partnership with the Italian embassy of Israel and the Italian embassy of the USA) and was one of the promoters of the first startup barcamp at the New York Stock Exchange in 2014 (UsaCamp project). During the UsaCamp roadshow, Professor Maiolini received an award from the George Washington University and the “International Council for Small Business (ICSB)” for his dedication to foster social innovation in Italy. Professor Maiolini also teaches in the Center for Professional and Continuing Education at John Cabot (introduction to business plan; business planning).

Courses taught: Strategic decisions for entrepreneuship; e-Marketing; Principle of management; International Management.

Select Publications
Maiolini, R., Marra A. Baldassarri C. & Carlei V. (2016) Digital Technologies for Social Innovation: An Empirical Recognition on the New Enablers, Journal of technology Management and Innovation, 11(4), 22-28.

Pinelli, M. & Maiolini, R. (2016) Strategies for Sustainable Development: Organizational Motivations, Stakeholders' Expectations and Sustainability Agendas, Sustainable Development.

Maiolini, R., Marra, A., & Luciani, M. (2015). Social Innovation: An Observational Study in High-Tech Industries. L'industria, 36(4), 535-552.

Guida M. F,. e Maiolini R., (2014) Social Innovation, Actors, Contexts and Trends. Opening the Black Box, in Enabling social innovation ecosystems for community-led territorial development, Quaderni della Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini, “Studi e ricerche” series, 49 pp 13-20. ISBN 978-88-95380-21-6

Maiolini, R (2014) Review of “Measuring and Improving Social Impacts. A Guide for Nonprofits, Companies, and Impact Investors”, Rivista Impresa Sociale, 4.

Maiolini, R., Rullani F. & Versari P., (2013) Rendere sociali le imprese. Impatto sociale, confini dell’impresa e rete di stakeholder, Rivista Impresa Sociale, 0-13