Francesco Lapenta Ph.D.
Director: John Cabot University Institute of Future and Innovation Studies
Mozilla-Ford Fellow (2019-
Professor Business and Information Technologies (John Cabot University)
Leader of the Principles Group and Technical Editor of the IEEE P7006 – Personal Data AI Agent Working Group
Areas of Interest: Science and Technology, Communication Technologies and Media Studies, Innovation Processes, Technology Oriented Scenario Analyses, Emergent Technologies Compliance and Standardisation, Technological Innovation and Governance, Technology Impact Assessment, Technological Innovation Ethical Assessment. Philosophy of Technology.
Ph.D. (Sociology) University of London, joint supervision Goldsmiths College and London School of Economics. Ph.D funded by the E.S.R.C. (Economic and Social Research Council UK). M.Phil. (Sociology) University of London.
(2016) Hasselbalch, Gry; Tranberg, Pernille, (2016) Data Ethics. The New Competitive Advantage, Publishare, Copenhagen. Francesco Lapenta (Editor):
(2017) Francesco Lapenta and Flemming Sørensen (Editors):Research Methods in Service Innovation.Elgar. (February 2017)
Associate Professor :2010-2019 Dept. of Communication, Business and Information Technologies (CBIT, RUC), Denamrk.
2018-2019 Visiting Professor, John Cabot University, Rome, Departments of Communication and Business.
New York University (NYU) Visiting Professor
Associate Editor: Visual Studies (Taylor and Francis)
International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA) Executive Board Member and Technology Advisor
email: francescolapenta (@) gmail.com