Luigi Gentili is an Italian sociologist who teaches at the Pantheon Institute of Design & Technology. He is a member of The New York Academy of Science. With many years of experience, he has collaborated with several business schools, think tanks, and corporate networks. As a speaker, he often gives speeches at conferences and conventions for prestigious institutions. His primary research interest is management, mass media, economic and industrial sociology. He is the author of many sociological books, including Economia liquida (Liquid economy), Ripartire dalla crescita (Restarting from growth), Homo Mediaticus, Élite dirigenti (Ruling élite), Innovare il management (Innovate the management) and Il potere della leadership (The power of leadership), published by Armando Editore and Lo shock politico (Political shock), pubblished by Rubbetino.