Raffaele Riva is a student at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is an experienced international business analyst with a particular focus on the role of information in technology-driven innovation and market development. Having worked in consulting, investment banking, and product design firms around the globe, Mr. Riva has seen firsthand how technology enables business innovation.
Raffaele Riva has participated in numerous conferences and seminars on innovation, competition, and general economic analysis, including MIT Sloan Management Review Conference on Innovation; MIT Sloan Management Review Conference on Competition; Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society’s Open Forum; IBM Executive Leadership Institute at IBM Almaden Research Center; INSEAD Executive Education Program INSEAD Sustainability Edition; INSEAD Executive Education Program INSEAD Six Sigma Edition.
He has written commentaries for Forbes Magazine and The Huffington Post.
His work in the financial sector has led him to lead and work on major industrial financing initiatives with leaders around the globe, such as:
This experience makes him an expert in applying information technology to corporate innovation and new product development. Having worked on development projects across various sectors ranging from health care and social media to transportation, he understands the impact that information-based technologies have on various industry verticals.
Raffaele Riva completed a Ph.D. in Management at MIT Sloan School of Management. He earned an MBA with honors from INSEAD and was chosen among 150 students as Patagonia Social Innovation Fellow in 2012. He also completed an in-company M.A. program at MIT Sloan School of Management and was chosen among a group of students as MIT Sloan Management Review Editor-at-Large in 2008.
After completing his education, Raffaele worked as a consultant in the financial sector. He has worked on industrial financing initiatives with leaders around the globe, such as:
He has also been invited to speak at MIT Sloan School of Management’s Innovation & Organization Conference, McKinsey Global Institute’s Policy Seminar, and PwC’s Executive Education Program. His work has been supported by grants from the Swiss National Science Foundation and the MIT Self-Transcendence Grant Program. See this article on Crunchbase, for more information.
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