Paolo Sigismondi’s research and teaching interests focus on the phenomena of globalization forged by new technologies and economic forces such as multinational corporations, especially media, advertising and entertainment conglomerates and their impact on society. He graduated summa cum laude in Economics from LUISS University in Rome, Italy.
At the University of Southern California he earned an MBA from the Marshall School of Business, a graduate certificate in Business of Entertainment from the School of Cinematic Arts, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. He has more than a decade of work experience in the global media and entertainment industry. He held executive positions in two of Europe’s largest media holding companies, Mediaset and Telemontecarlo networks, and in the United States he worked at the world headquarters of Warner Bros. Entertainment, in its International Television Distribution division. He is the author of the book “The Digital Glocalization of Entertainment: New Paradigms in the 21st Century Global Mediascape."
CMGT 556 Global Marketing Communication
CMGT 549 Cases Studies in Digital Entertainment
COMM 431 Global Strategy for the Communications Industry
COMM 430 Global Entertainment
COMM 208 Media Economics: Perspectives on Communication Industries
COMM 207 Economic Thinking for Communication and Journalism
COMM 204 Public Speaking