ScII appoints Dr. Pietro Borsano as its new Deputy Executive Director, Industrial and Global Alliances

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Dr. Pietro Borsano

Dr. Pietro Borsano, a faculty member of the Chulalongkorn School of Integrated Innovation (ScII), is the new Deputy Executive Director, Industrial and Global Alliances.

His appointment was approved by Chulalongkorn University President Prof. Bundhit Eua-arporn, effective October 1, 2021.

Announcing the appointment, ScII Executive Director Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai acknowledged Dr Pietro’s dedication in forging alliances with academia and the private sector globally. Prof Worsak thanked him for accepting this new responsibility in addition to his regular faculty duties. Dr. Pietro described it as a privilege to teach our students as a faculty member and to serve our School in this additional capacity.

The Deputy Executive Director, Industrial and Global Alliances (DED-IGA) will identify potential international academic partners that align with the School’s vision, focusing on student and faculty exchanges, joint entrepreneurial projects, and research. The DED-IGA will also identify and develop industry partners for product development, innovative projects, and joint legal entities with ScII, focusing on student internships, job placements, scholarships, research, and consulting projects.

In addition to serving as a contact point for partners and as legal advisor, drafting and negotiating agreements, and representing ScII on behalf of the Executive Director, the DED-IGA will oversee international guest lectures, international joint conferences, training, and education bootcamps.

Dr. Pietro Borsano is the Faculty member responsible for Entrepreneurship and Core Business at ScII, where he is creating an innovation ecosystem in line with SDG #9 (Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure) and grooming Thai and international students to strive as the next generation of entrepreneurs and corporate innovators in Southeast Asia.

His professional experience spans across academia, management advisory, and law practice, in both Europe and Asia.

He is a fellow of the Innovative Teaching Scholar Programme (Stanford University) and of ELI Asia – Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation Executive Development Programme (Babson College). He holds a Master’s in European Business with merit from ESCP Europe, and a Doctorate Degree in Law with honours from the University of Turin.