Marco Taisch is Full Professor at Politecnico di Milano, where he teaches Sustainable and Digital Manufacturing, and Operations Management. He is one of the coordinators of the Manufacturing Group of the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano. During his academic career, he has been the Rector’s delegate for Placement and Alumni, Director of the MBA and Executive MBA of MIP, the Business School of Politecnico di Milano. Since 2002, he has been particularly dedicated to the study of technological trends, carrying out some technological roadmaps and Technology Foresight studies on manufacturing as a consultant for the European Commission. He is a member of the Board of EFFRA (European Factories of the Future Research Association), of the Board of Cluster Italiano Fabbrica Intelligente and of Cluster Lombardo Fabbrica Intelligente.
He took part to the Advisory Board of the Italian Industry 4.0 Plan, coordinated by the Ministry of Economic Development (Former Minister Carlo Calenda) and he supported the Lombardy Region in defining the industrial and reshoring policies under the commission of the then Lombardy Region’s President Roberto Maroni
He is co-founder and Scientific Chairman of the World Manufacturing Foundation, which yearly organizes the World Manufacturing Forum, the global event defining the Manufacturing agenda endorsed by the European Commission.
He is currently a member of the Unicredit Territorial Advisory Board for the Lombardy Region.
He is President of MADE – Competence Center Industria 4.0, the biggest among the 8 Italian Competence Centers created by the Industry 4.0 National Plan.
He was founding partner of Holonix, a spin-off of Politecnico di Milano, which he exited in 2017 to create, in March 2018, Miraitek4.0, another spin-off of Politecnico di Milano, whose activity concentrates on Industry 4.0. Miraitek4.0.
He currently works as a consultant for different companies such as Leonardo or Thales Alenia Space; for these companies, he has developed, together with a team, projects aimed to improve digitalization and production processes.