After graduating in Political Economy at Ca’Foscari University of Venice, Francesco Rullani worked as a junior researcher for the ENI Enrico Mattei Foundation in Milano. He then started his PhD in Economics and Management at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa. After a year of visiting working both abroad (Stanford University, USA) and in Italy (Università Commerciale Bocconi) he finished his PhD with a dissertation entitled “Incentives, Organization and Sustainability of an Open System of Innovation”. After winning a scholarship financed by the IRI Foundation, and moving to the Copenhagen Business School as a post-doctoral student, he worked as an Assistant Professor in Management and Economics of Innovation. He currently is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Management of Innovation at LUISS Guido Carli University. His studies focus on the organisational, strategic and management implications of open production and knowledge models based on sharing. With Energia per i Diritti Umani, he takes care of the coordination of the “Ricerca nuove fonti di finanziamento” – New Funding Researchers team.