Maurizio Massaro, Ph. D., has been an assistant professor at Udine University since 2008. Before joining academia, he was founder and CEO of multiple consultancy firms. He has also served as a research center Vice President in the field of metal analysis. He has been a visiting Professor at Florida Gulf Coast University and Leicester University. He enjoys several contacts and research partnerships with universities in the USA, continental Europe, Iran, UK and Australia. His research interests include knowledge management, intellectual capital, sustainability in international business, and research methods.