Full Professor at the Polytechnic University of Milan, he is one of the coordinators of the Manufacturing Group at the School of Management of the Polytechnic University of Milan. He is the vice-president of the Board of EFFRA, a member of the Board of the Italian Smart Factory Cluster, and the Lombard Smart Factory Cluster. He is the co-founder and scientific chairman of the World Manufacturing Foundation. Currently, he is a member of the territorial Advisory Board for Lombardy at Unicredit. He serves as the president of MADE – Competence Center Industry 4.0, the largest among the eight competence centers of the National Industry 4.0 Plan. He is also a consultant for multiple companies, including Leonardo and Thales Alenia Space, where he has, along with a team of collaborators, developed projects to enhance digitization and production processes.