Gianluca is an associate professor (with tenure) of organizational behavior who joined ESMT Berlin in 2016. He is also the holder of the Ingrid and Manfred Gentz Chair in Business and Society, and Associate Dean of Executive Education. Previously he was an associate professor of organization and management at the University of Lugano and an assistant professor at Bocconi University. He holds a PhD in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Amsterdam.
His research interests revolve around the analysis of inter- and intra-organizational networks, with particular regard to the generation and recombination of technological knowledge.
He has taught or teaches courses in Organization Theory, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Design and Change, Networks and Organizations, Knowledge and Organization, Human Resource Management, Negotiation, and Leadership.