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Keynote Lecture


Digital Transformation: Opportunities and Challenges for Healthcare Ecosystems

Francesco Schiavone
University Parthenope of Naples

Brief Bio
I am Associate Professor of Innovation Management for the Department of Management and Quantitative Studies at the University Parthenope of Naples (Italy). I earned my doctorate in “Network Economics and Knowledge Management” at Foundation SSAV (Ca' Foscari University), Venice (Italy). I teach at undergraduate, master and doctorate levels at many universities in Italy and abroad. I have also experience in supervising and gaining funding for Ph.D. candidates. Furthermore, I am Affiliated Professor of Innovation Management at the EM Lyon Business School and the Paris School of Business (France). I have implemented innovative teaching methods in different teaching modules and focused on the case study methodology. Since 2017, I am qualified as Full Professor in Management by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR). I have been Visiting professor/researcher over the last ten years at the St. John's University (New York, USA) in 2008, University of Flensburg (Germany) in 2013, University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain) in 2016 and IESEG School of Management (France). My research works have been published in various prestigious academic journals including IEEE-Transactions of Engineering Management, Production, Planning & Control, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Business Process Management Journal, Management Decision, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Journal of Technology Transfer, Journal of Organizational Change Management, European Journal of Innovation Management, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, BMC Health Service Research.

The rise of digital technologies in healthcare is strongly revising business models and value creation dynamics for all the industry stakeholders. The present keynote speech will stress digitally-driven opportunities and challenges for the strategic management of these organizations.