Maria Isabella Leone is Associate Professor of Management and Corporate Business at Luiss University and Luiss Business School.
She is also Head of MBA programs, Director of the Flex MBA, and Director of the Executive Master in Open Innovation and Intellectual Property.
Furthermore, she is the Scientific Director of the Observatory on “Gender Equality in Leadership in Health”.
She is the Luiss Unit Leader of the Under40 project of national interest (PRIN) on “Open Social Innovation for a Next Generation of Public Governance” and collaborates with the most known Italian Corporates in applied research projects and with industrial PhDs.
Her research focuses on the strategic management and policy of/for intellectual property rights, patent and trademark licensing, open innovation practices, and gender equality. She has published on these topics in leading international journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, R&D Management Journal and Industrial and Corporate Change.