Pietro Paganini

Pietro PaganiniCuriosity Officer

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Areas of expertise
  • Innovation Management
  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Advocacy
Highlights
  • Adjunct Professor at John Cabot University
  • Founder and Secretary General of Istituto Italiano Privacy
  • Columnist for La Stampa
Pietro Paganini is an economic and (geo)political analyst and disseminator, he is the Chair and Founder at Competere.
Through his research work he contributes to structured analyses of governments and business, analyses that are focused on understanding, managing and solving complex situations through content that is timely and pragmatic with compelling messages.
He believes in the scientific method and actively promote the liberal viewpoint and critical thinking. His approach to problems is multi-disciplinary to take them on from a broad perspective and thus develop real solutions free of any preconceived schema and which are based on principles of functionality and common sense. He is a Montessorian. He is a free-thinker that cannot be relegated to a category, community or group of any kind.
Pietro serves as Adjunct Professor in Business Administration at Fox School of Business – Temple University of Philadelphia (2015), and as Adjunct Professor in Business Administration at John Cabot University, Rome (2008). He served as Visiting Professor for the MPOB-UKM Endowment Chair, The National University of Malaysia (UKM) (2021).
He served as General Director of Fondazione Luigi Einaudi. He is the founder of the Italian Institute for Privacy – Istituto Italiano per la Privacy e la Valorizzazione dei Dati – where he seats in the Board.
Pietro has previously held a Researcher and Visiting Lectureship at Karlstad University (Sweden) and served as Researcher at LUMSA University in Rome.
He holds a Doctorate in Communication and Complex Organizations, a Masters in Multimedia and digital arts, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Communication.
He is a regular contributor to the Italian national newspapers and international publications and media, in which he has continuously advocated for an open society and innovation policies. He is regularly hosted in TV and radio talk shows on main Italian and international broadcasters.

Professore Aggiunto in Business Administration presso la Fox School of Business alla Temple University di Philadelphia e alla John Cabot University di Roma, dove insegna management e management dell’innovazione. Ha insegnato presso l’Università di Karlstad (Svezia) dove era Researcher & Visiting Lecturer. E’ stato ricercatore presso la LUMSA di Roma. Ha conseguito un Dottorato in Comunicazione e Organizzazioni Complesse e un Master in Multimedia e la Laurea in Business Communication.

È il fondatore e il Curiosity Officer di Competere – Policies for Sustainable Development – una piattaforma di professionisti che produce analisi e ricerche per innovare i processi produttivi e migliorare la qualità della vita e dell’ambiente in cui viviamo.

Già Direttore Generale della Fondazione Luigi Einaudi – onlus – per Studi di Politica, Economia e Storia. Ha fondato l’Istituto Italiano per la Privacy e la Valorizzazione dei Dati, di cui è Segretario Generale.

E’ nel Board of Advisors di Envent S.p.A.

Ha fondato la European Privacy Association e sono stato membro del board italiano di BAIA – Business Association Italia-America.

Ha pubblicato Allenarsi per il Futuro (2015), NextPrivacy (2009) e Innovazione: dalle Teorie al Territorio (2006).
Editorialista per La Stampa ed ha pubblicato per diverse testate nazionali ed internazionali tra cui il WSJ, il Corriere della Sera e il Sole 24 Ore.

Partecipa regolarmente, in qualità di esperto, a trasmissioni radio e TV su canali nazionali e internazionali.
Dal 2004 al 2008 è stato Vice Presidente della European Liberal Youth (giovani dell’ALDE).

E’ un Liberale classico e un montessoriano.