Simone Mariconda works as a consultant at SRI Management Consulting, working on projects in the fields of strategy, corporate communication and corporate social responsibility. Previously he worked at the Institute of Marketing and Communication Management at USI (Università della Svizzera italiana). In 2014 he obtained a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences with a thesis on reputation management. Alongside the consulting profession, he works on research in the areas of stakeholder management, corporate reputation and organizational identity. At USI he teaches the seminar "Introduction to management consulting".