Rodolfo Baggio, Ph.D.

Professor, Tourism & Technology, Bocconi University

Rodolfo Baggio holds a Master degree in Physics (Uinversity of Milan, Italy) and a PhD in Tourism Management (The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia). After having worked for leading information technology firms for over 20 years, he joined Bocconi University where he is in charge of the Technologies and Digital Strategies area at the Master in Economics and Tourism and is Research Fellow at the Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy, and visiting professor at the Tomsk Polytechnic University (Tomsk, Russia).. He has been involved in several international research projects and actively researches and publishes on the use of information technologies in tourism and on the applications of quantitative complex network analysis methods to the study of tourism destinations. For his contributions he received in 2017 the

Hannes Werthner Lifetime Achievement Award from IFITT (International Federation for Information Technology and Travel & Tourism). Rodolfo is fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, member of the Italian Physical Society and has been a founding member of Società Internet, Italian chapter of the Internet Society.