Maria Battistoni is an adjunct Professor at Concordia University. She teaches Marketing Design and Strategy for the College of Business MBA program. Professor Battistoni has worked for corporations such as AT&T and Verizon for the past ten years, in a senior management capacity. Her expertise is in International Business, Marketing, Management and Leadership. She is also a guest lecturer at Dominican University in River Forest. Her current research is in Organizational Leadership and Philosophy. She is fluent in the Italian language including speaking, reading and writing. Professor Battistoni has been teaching at Concordia University of Chicago since 2015.