About Ileana Stigliani
Associate Professor of Design and Innovation
Dr Ileana Stigliani is Associate Professor of Design and Innovation in the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Department. She researches the cognitive aspects of innovation. In 2016, she received the Imperial College Business School Teaching Excellence Award for Innovation in teaching. She received her Ph.D. in Management from Bocconi University, Milan. Her research focuses on the cognitive aspects of innovation. In particular, she studies how material artifacts and practices influence cognitive processes – such as sensemaking and sensegiving, categorization, and perceptions of organizational and professional identities – within organizations.