Alberto Di Minin is Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Istituto di Management - Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Pisa, Italy – ), and Research Fellow with the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE, University of California Berkeley Alberto’s research and teaching deals with the appropriability of innovation. In particular he focuses on open innovation and new business models. He also works on technology transfer, intellectual property and R&D management. His latest publications appeared on California Management Review, J. of International Business Studies, R&D Management J., Research Policy.Alberto regularly contributes to the daily La Repubblica covering case studies of innovative Italian companies. He has received a Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley, and a M.S. in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology.He is currently serving as Advisor for Innovation Policy to the Italian Minister of Research and Education. .