Prof. Stefano Puntoni

Stefano Puntoni

Professor of Marketing
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

Stefano Puntoni is a professor of marketing at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

Stefano joined RSM after completing a PhD in marketing at London Business School. His research has appeared in leading journals, including Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Marketing, Nature Human Behavior, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Management Science, and has been featured in media outlet such as Harvard Business Review, The Times, and the Wall Street Journal.

Most of his ongoing research investigates how new technology is changing consumption and society, with a focus on automation, Artificial Intelligence, and the general topic of technological unemployment.

He is a former MSI Young Scholar and MSI Scholar, and the winner of several grants and awards, including a Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Commission. He is an Associate Editor at Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, and Journal of Marketing, and the International Perspectives Director of the Association for Consumer Research. 

Stefano teaches in the areas of marketing strategy, brand management, and decision making. He has taught at Lancaster University, London Business School, Bocconi University, and the American University in Cairo. The Financial Times named him a “Professor to Watch”.

Professional experience

Full Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Marketing Management

Publications

Key Publications (30)

Professional Publications (7)

Scholarly Publications (36)

Recognition

Side positions

  • Lancaster University

    Visiting Professor

Media

Media items

Discovery items

How consumers consume technology – and are affected by it

Technology shapes behaviour of consumers and their consumption and poses opportunities and challenges for future development.

Most workers would prefer to be replaced by a robot than by another human

Most workers would prefer to be replaced by a robot than by another human

When and why we forget to buy

It’s very common to forget to buy grocery items. Dr Daniel Fernandes, Prof. Stefano Puntoni and Prof. Stijn van Osselaer researched this phenomenon and won the prestigious C.W. Park Award for it.

Automation: is your product too good?

Making products more automated is good, right? Not always. Sometimes customers prefer less-automation, and it has everything to do with self-image.

When faster products don’t save time

Why a faster broadband connection doesn’t save you as much time as you might think. New research from Stefano Puntoni

BLOG: Marketing without Marketers

Will intelligent machines get better at marketing than you? That might just depend on how creative you need to be in your job.

BLOG: How to sacrifice short-term rewards for long-term benefits?

It’s hard to sacrifice short-term rewards for long-term benefits. Marketers, and companies more generally, face equally difficult trade-offs on a daily basis.

BLOG: Marketing - here, there, everywhere

What is marketing? I always start “introduction to marketing” sessions with this question.

Stefano Puntoni: Marketing is the channel that allows firms to reach customers

Stefano Puntoni, Associate Professor of Marketing Management at RSM, explains that even the most brilliant and unique products and services won’t survive without marketing.

Courses

Current Topics in Marketing Research

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BERMASC040
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master, PhD

Marketing Strategy

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM04MM
  • ECTS: 6 Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Past courses

IM Research clinic

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BM-IMRC
  • Level: Master

MM Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMMTMM
  • ECTS: 16 Level: Master

Specialization Module on Consumer Behavior

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BERMASC039
  • ECTS: 3 Level: Master

ERIM Research Clinic Marketing

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BERMRC003
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Introduction to Business

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015
  • Code: BAP064
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 1, Bachelor 1

Current Topics in Marketing Research

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: BERMASC037
  • ECTS: 3 Level: Master

Marketing strategy

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM04MM
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

MM master thesis

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMMTMM
  • ECTS: 16

Introduction to Business

  • Study year: 2013/2014, 2012/2013, 2011/2012
  • Code: BAP64
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 1

Marketing management honours course

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSMHONMM
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master

Marketing strategy

  • Study year: 2013/2014, 2012/2013
  • Code: BKM08MM
  • ECTS: 6

Marketing strategy

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM04-MM
  • ECTS: 6

Research Seminars

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BERMSMR001
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

Marketing management honours class

  • Study year: 2012/2013, 2011/2012
  • Code: BKMME171
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master