Adjunct Professor, Digital Transformation Strategies

Email: mdallago@fus.edu

Marco Dal Lago coordinates the Digital Transformation Strategies course at Franklin University Switzerland (FUS), he is also researcher at the Department Innovative Technologies (SUPSI) where he obtained a Bachelor and a Master of Science in Business Engineering. He also owns an  MBA from IE Business School. In addition to his academic profile, Marco is CEO and Co-Founder of CLARA Swiss Tech Sagl, a Lugano-based start-up operating in the wearable technology sector. As a young entrepreneur, he participated in several international business accelerators, gaining multiple awards: best consumer product award (wearable technology show 2016, London), MassChallengeUK 2015 (top 218 highest-impact start-up globally out of more than 2200 applicants), Ait Camp India 2015 (top 15 swiss start-ups), Prix du Jeune Entrepeneur 2016 (1st place, Berne-CH), Gran Prix Mobius Suisse 2016 (1st place), Intesa San Paolo Startup competition (2018). Marco is also part of the Global Shaper Community of the Lugano Hub.

Publications:

Dal Lago M., Corti D., Pedrazzoli P. (2017) Turning a Lean Business Mod- el into a Successful Start-up in the Wearable Technology Sector: The Case of Clara Swiss Tech. In: Rinaldi R., Bandinelli R. (eds) Busi- ness Models and ICT Technologies for the Fashion Supply Chain. IT- 4Fashion 2016. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 413. Springer

Dal Lago, M., Corti, D., Wellsandt, S. (2017). Reinterpreting the LCA standard procedure for PSS. The 9th CIRP IPSS Conference: Circular Perspectives on Product/ Service-Systems. Copenhagen.

Pedrazzoli, P., Corti, D., Dal Lago, M., Cocco, M., Cerri D., Taisch, M., Terzi, S., Simulation and forecasting technologies (S&FT): gaps and challenges for their future role in manufacturing. Engineering, Technology and Innovation, 2014

Awards:

  • MassChallenge UK: 90 highest impact startup among > 2’200 applicants.
  • START CUP TICINO - Runner Up (2015, Lugano)
  • Accademie Industry Training Camp India 2015 (Lausanne & Bangalore).
  • Best Consumer Product Award - Wearable Tech Show London (2016, London).
  • Grand Prix Möbius (2016, Lugano)
  • Young Entrepreneur Prize Switzerland (2016, Berne).
  • Intesa San Paolo - Fashion Startup Initiative (Milan).