Born in Milano. Degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University, where he also obtained the PhD in Business Administration and Management. He has been Visiting Scholar at the Sloan School of Management ath the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1997-1998) and Visiting Professor at the Tuck School of Business at dartmouth College (Winter terms 2007-2012)
TIM (Telecom Italia Mobile) Professor of Market Innovation and Professor of Management. He is Director of the Master in Business Administration (MBA) of SDA Bocconi School of Management and member of the University Hiring Committee. He previously has been Deputy Director (2004-2007) and Director (2008-2011) of the PhD in Business Administration and Management. He has also been Programme Chair of the Competitive Strategy Division of the Strategic Management Society. He sits on the Editorial Boards of: Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Organization and Journal of Management Studies.
Technology and Innovation Management with particular reference to: Dynamic Capabilities; Knowledge Integration; User Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Dynamic Capabilities: Peteraf M., DiStefano G., Verona G. (forthcoming), The elephant in the room of dynamic capabilities. Strategic Management Journal; Stadler C., Helfat C., Verona G. (forthcoming) "The impact of dynamic capabilities on resource access and development" Organization Science. Di Stefano, G., Peteraf M., Verona G. (2009) Dynamic Capabilities Deconstructed, Industrial and Corporate Change, forthcoming; Severi Bruni D., Verona G. (2009), Dynamic Marketing Capabilities in Science-based Firms: An Exploratory Investigation of the Pharmaceutical industry, British Journal of Management (in Press). Verona G., Ravasi D. (2003) Unbundling Dynamic Capabilities: An Exploratory Study on Continuous Product Development, Industrial and Corporate Change, 12 (3): 577-606 (Best Bocconi Business School Paper 2003). Verona G. (1999), A Resource-based View of Product Development in The Academy of Management Review, 24 (1): 132-142.
Knowledge Integration:De Luca L., Verona G., Vicari S. (2009), Market Orientation and R&D Effectiveness in High Technology Firms: An Empirical Investigation in the Biotechnology Industry, Journal of Product Innovation Management (In Press). Cillo P., Verona G. (2008), Search Styles in Style Search: Learning Exploration Strategies from Fashion Firms, Long Range Planning (In Press). Robertson P., Verona G., (2006), Post-Chandlerian Firms: Technological Change and Firm Boundaries, Australian Economic History Review 46 (1): 70-94.
User Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Verona G., Prandelli E., Sawhney M. (2006) Innovation and Virtual Environments: Towards Virtual Knowledge Brokers Organization Studies, 27 (6): 765-788 (First Article in the Issue). Prandelli E., Verona G., Raccagni D., (2006) Web-based product innovation: Past Research, Current Findings, Future Directions, California Management Review, Diffusion of Web-based product innovation", California Management Review, 48/4. Sawhney M., Verona G., Prandelli E. (2005) Collaborating to Create: The Internet as a Platform for Customer Engagement in Product Innovation, Journal of Interactive Marketing: 19 (4): 4-17. (First Article in the Issue and Runner Up for Best Paper). Sawhney M., Prandelli E., Verona G. (2003) The power of Innomediation, MIT Sloan Management Review, 44 (2): 77-82.