Stefano Pedrini is Adjunct Professor of Economics and Design Organization at the Politecnico di Torino since 2016 and of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Bergamo (Faculty of Engineering) since 2012. He also works as an external lecturer at Politecnico di Milano. He has carried out research activities in the field of business strategy, finance and game theory with Italian and international publications. He has also worked as an executive consultant and Chief Financial Officer for public and private companies in different sectors, including highly regulated sectors such as aviation. He has significant expertise in business valuation, corporate finance and in stock acquisition packages on the Italian Stock Market FTSE. Since 2015, he has worked as a consultant for businesses on bankruptcy and concourse procedures (similar to Chapter 11). Currently, he is a temporary CFO or senior advisor for several Italian companies on activities related to business evaluation, mini-bond issues, M&A activities and business turnaround. Stefano holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Technology Management from the University of Bergamo, jointly with Politecnico di Torino, and a M.Sc. in Management Engineering (cum laude) from the University of Bergamo.