After finishing his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from “La Sapienza” University of Rome, Professor Signorini earned his Master in Philosophy (MPhil.) in Marketing at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland in 2003. In 2012, he completed his Ph.D. in Marketing at the same institution with a dissertation entitled “Alliances and acquisitions: the selection process in the civil airline industry.”
Since September 2008, Signorini has been Assistant Professor of Marketing at JCU and he was granted tenure in 2012. He was Chair of the Business Administration Department from 2012-2014 and 2016-2018. Between November 2007 and 2014 he taught as Associate Adjunct Professor for the MBA program at St. John’s University. Since 2005, Prof. Signorini has also cooperated in fundraising projects for a number of non-profit organizations, primarily, Bioversity International, the World Food Programme, Oxfam, and Ashoka.
In 2016, Prof. Signorini co-founded an innovative social start-up in the field of charity cashback called Donapp, where he was Chief Marketing Officer until April 2019. In 2016, he was also appointed as a member of the Board of Trustees of Soleterre Foundation, which deals with pediatric oncology. At the moment, Professor Signorini works as senior corporate fundraiser for UniCamillus, a fully-recognized medical university based in Rome.