Federico Pigni is the Dean of Faculty of Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) in France where he is also Professor of Information Systems. He holds a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. Before joining GEM, he lectured at Carlo Cattaneo Unversity – LIUC, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, and the Catholic University in Milan. He was a Senior Researcher at Carlo Cattaneo University’s Lab#ID RFID laboratory and post-doctorate at France Télécom R&D – Pole Service Sciences in Sophia Antipolis (France). He participated in research projects funded by Italian, regional, and EU agencies, private industry, and government partners. He is the co-author of the book Information Systems for Managers: Text and Cases. His research has appeared in academic and applied outlets, including California Management Review, MIS Quarterly Executive, Production, Planning and Control, and the European Journal of Information Systems. He teaches in the area of management information systems, and he is currently researching value creation and appropriation opportunities stemming from big data, digital twins, and 5G networks.