Cabirio Cautela is Full Professor at Politecnico di Milano – Design Department and PhD in Business Management. He was Visiting Scholar at Stanford University – CDR (Center for Design Research) in 2012. His research topics deal with the strategic role of design, design management processes and how design generates new business models and new ventures. He is currently Director of the Master in Strategic Design and Research Director of the Observatory of Design Thinking for business in Politecnico di Milano. Yearly he teaches at the Politecnico di Milano Design School, at POLI.Design Consortium, at MIP-Politecnico Business School and in other international schools as Visiting Professor. His last articles were published by journals including Creativity and Innovation Management, Industry and Innovation, Technovation, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Design Issues, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Design Management Review.