BSI Luxembourg ASBL
Château de Wiltz
Emmanuel is a Professor of Management at and Director of the Centre for Business and Social Innovation (CBSI). His research focuses on intra- and inter-organizational networks, including in relation to business and social innovation. He has managed many projects of applied and fundamental research about innovation and innovative networks. He was one of the Lead Partners of Laboranova a €15M project on innovation IT platforms and leads two prestigious Swiss National Science Foundation projects: one on alumni networks and one on social media and innovation. More recently he has collaborated on projects on innovation leadership for SMEs, innovation at Australia Post and the smart specialization strategy for the Hunter region. Another focus of Emmanuel’s research is social innovation with several projects on socially responsible supply networks. He also has a practical understanding of innovation, being the co-founder of a start-up based on shared IP with the University of Geneva, Self-Leadership Lab, which successfully operates in Switzerland. He was formerly co-Director of the Centre for Management and Organization Studies at UTS. Before joining UTS, he was a Professor at the University of Geneva where he served as the Head of the Steering Committee for the PhD in Management, the Director, Executive MBA and the Delegate of the Rectorate for e-learning. He was before that an Associate Professor at Paris-Dauphine University. He has a strong international publication track record with more than 100 publications, including books and peer-reviewed journals. He also has extensive experience in consulting as an independent adviser or in partnership with several consulting firms in Paris and Geneva.