Director, Supply Chain Strategy Lab (SC2020 Project)
Roberto currently serves as Director of the Supply Chain 2020 Project, a supply chain strategy initiative at MIT's Center for Transportation and Logistics. Roberto has been involved with the project since September 2006 and at its helm since October 2012. Future Freight Flows Project (2010-2012).
Roberto's main research interest is supply chain strategy. Since 2006 he has been developing, testing and documenting methods to capture, evaluate and reformulate a firm's supply chain strategy as a conceptual system. These methods have been applied to multiple projects in Europe, South and North America. They have also been taught as a class on supply chain strategy to MIT students in 2010 and to GCLOG students since 2010. Roberto's methodological interests are mainly qualitative, and include collaborative management research, grounded theory, case study research and survey research methods.
Between July 2011 and January 2016, Roberto served as Director of the Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (GCLOG) Program of the MIT Global SCALE Network.