Research/Areas of Interest:
New product development, technology strategy and innovation, digital imaging, technology trends, innovation.
Ph.D., Georgetown University, United States, 1968
B.S., Fordham University, New York, United States, 1964
Samuel Liggero, formerly CTO and co-founder of AirPrint Networks, spent over 30 years in the imaging industry as an executive at Polaroid Corporation. He joined Polaroid in 1970 and held leadership positions in research and development, manufacturing, sales and marketing, training and education, and customer service. Until November 2001, he was corporate vice president and program fellow of research and development for Polaroid's Instant Digital Printing division. Since leaving Polaroid, Liggero has started a consulting business, co-founded AirPrint Networks and served as an expert witness in patent infringement litigation. At Tufts Gordon Institute, he is a professor of the practice and academic director of the MSEM program. Liggero specializes in new product development, technology strategy and innovation, and management of innovation. His online course is entitled Essentials of Technology Strategy.