Tomislav Rimac

Dr. Tomislav Rimac - Principal Investigator, member of the SEFORÏS Academic Advisory Board and Project Management Committee, Work Package 2 Leader, contact: trimac@luiss.it

Tomislav works as an Assistant Professor of Ethics, Sustainability and Responsibility at the Department of Business and Management at the LUISS Guido Carli in Rome. His research focuses on entrepreneurship directed at social change and organizational responses to institutional complexity. Between 2009 and 2013, Tomislav was a lead researcher in Spain for EC financed FP7 SELUSI project on social entrepreneurship and innovation. Since 2013, he has been a member of the Social Innovation Ambassador Network (SIAN) for the BENISI FP7 project on scaling social innovation. Prior to entering academia, Tomislav held managerial positions in Canadian financial industry and IT and engineering consulting sectors. He co-founded "All Through The House," a social purpose initiative of the "St. Christopher House" in Toronto and "Rotman Nexus" consulting, an M.B.A. student-run consulting agency specializing in not-for-profit and social enterprise consulting at the University of Toronto. He earned his Ph.D. in Management from the IESE Business School, University of Navarra, his M.B.A. from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and his B.A.Sc. in electrical engineering from the University of Zagreb.