Rafael Matta is a professor of finance at SKEMA Business School. He has also served as an assistant professor of finance at the Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam. Matta's research deals with issues such as the impacts of contracting frictions, creditor protection and bankruptcy laws on non-financial and financial corporations. His research interests also include the transmission of monetary policy, bank panics and the financial regulatory architecture. His work has been featured in the financial and legal media (Bloomberg, Harvard Law School Forum).
Christophe Bisson PhD, is an academic, global speaker and an expert in the fields of strategic systems and competitive and strategic intelligence.
He received an academic award in 2017 from the International Organization of Competitive & Strategic Intelligence. His book, “Guide de Gestion Stratégique de l’Information pour les PME”, had articles selected by the French Inter-Ministerial Strategic Economic Affairs Directorate.
He has received research funds from the American NSF, EU, the French Ministry of Research, Turkey and Peru. He is the Europe associate editor of Journal of Intelligence Studies in Business, published in Futures, Journal of Organizational End User Computing, IT & People, Journal of Strategic Marketing among others. He is also board member of several international organisations and holds a PhD in the field of competitive intelligence from the Aix-Marseille University.
Francesco Castellaneta holds his PhD in Management at Bocconi University, Milan. Previously, I was Assistant Professor at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics. He has been International Faculty Fellow (IFF) at MIT Sloan School of Management in 2014. He teaches: Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, and Introduction to Management. His research work aims to understand how business organizations use, acquire, build and protect their resources in the context of complex strategic initiatives, leading to publications in top journals.
Rodrigo Castilhos obtained his PhD at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil. His research focuses on the interplay between market systems, space, and social classes. His work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Business Research, Maketing Theory, and the International Journal of Consumption Studies. He also has conducted applied marketing research for several companies in the fields of education, retail, sports goods, real estate, and technology.
Hélène Cherrier completed her PhD at the University of Arkansas on disposal and identity work in the context of downshifting. Her research focuses on bringing about a more sustainable and just society. Her current research interests consider waste value, social and environmental activism, and object-subject relations. She has published her work in quality refereed academic journals including the Journal of Business Research, the European Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing and the Journal of Marketing Management.
Rodolphe Desbordes is in the Economics area at SKEMA Business School. He was previously a Reader in Economics at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow UK. He holds a BA in Political Science (Sciences Po Paris) and a PhD in International Economics (University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne). He has widely published in the fields of foreign direct investment, economic growth, and applied econometrics. He has visited the IMF, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank.
Entrepreneur in e-commerce since 2009 (3 online sites including 2 resales, shareholder in other sectors), Jean-François Detout raised funds in 2016 to open a retail outlet in Paris in 2017. He is an e-commerce specialist, acting as a speaker, consultant, trainer, coach or mediator on specific topics like the redesign, dashboards & KPI, steering communications plans in a user-centric and transversal logic. He co-wrote the book "E-commerce – Créez et animez votre boutique en ligne", (Ed. Vuibert, 2017). In 2017, he joined SKEMA as director of MS MDCE Paris.
Pauline Fatien Diochon is an educator and researcher in management, with overlapping interests in power dynamics, ethics, and space, critically explored through two main contexts – leadership development (especially coaching) and entrepreneurship. Her work appears in peer-reviewed journals such as Organization, Journal of Management Inquiry, Revue Francaise de Gestion. She was recently awarded the Benedictine University Award for Outstanding Paper on Ethical Issues in Consulting (AOM 2016, MC division – with J. Nizet) and the Best Case Study in Human Resource Management (AGRH 2015 – with J. Yalénios). She was also distinguished for her reviewing activity with the Journal of Management Education Management Outstanding Reviewer Award, as well as the Management Teaching Review Outstanding Reviewer Award.
Pauline has an international career, starting with an education both in France and the USA. Her teaching career began in France, continued in the USA and Colombia. Before joining the academia, she worked in various sectors such as the cosmetics, transportation, and food.
Camille Faure is Skema Alumni 2004, Sales and Negociation.
She has built her career in international sales and marketing environment in the media industry, working for CNN International, RadiumOne and lately TheFork. Her expertise is Brandformance or how to measure brand Investment effectiveness and ROI.
She is now Head of MSc International Marketing and Business Development at Skema Business School.
Guillaume Ferrante teaches Management & Entrepreneurship at SKEMA Business School. He is also Deputy Director of the Master in Management in charge of the M2 and double degrees.
He holds a DBA and a PhD in Business Administration. His researches focus on management, agile organisation and entrepreneurship
Marco holds a Ph.D. in Finance at the Edhec Risk Institute – Europe, London (2016), a Masters in Finance from the London Business School (2010) and a MSc in Law and Business Administration from Bocconi University (2006). In 2008, Marco joined Studio Ghitti & Associati (SGA), an independent advisory boutique involved in corporate finance, accounting, tax and legal advisory, as equity partner in the Corporate Finance Department. In 2011, he joined Bocconi University as teaching fellow in Finance and Accounting. From 2015 to 2018, he also lectured for Edhec Business School Finance Department in Nice. Since 2018, he is Professor of Finance and Accounting at Skema Business School, Paris Campus. Marco's main areas of research are Law and Economics, Financial Markets and Bankruptcy Regulation, Finance and Development, Banking Valuation, Business Valuation, Small and Medium Entities, Corporate Governance
Maria Gribling is in the field of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. Her PhD is from the University of Birmingham in the UK. Prior to moving into academia, she was Human Resources manager and consultant for international companies. She has substantial multicultural experience across six European countries, and speaks several languages. Her current research interests focus on careers, inter-organizational and international mobility, soft and hard law, diversity, and identity.
Micheal HANSON holds a Master in Human Ressources Leadership. He is the director of the MSc 2-years on the Sophia Campus.
Marcos Lima holds a Ph.D. in Information and Communication Technologies. Either as a consultant or as a business professor, Marcos Lima has lived, worked or studied in such different cultural environments as Brazil, the USA, Austria, Germany and, since 2007, France. Over the past two decades he has taught mostly in the fields of Innovation and Marketing. He has authored several research papers in those domains and he has recently published the books "Teaching with Cases", and "Réussir mes études de cas". He is the Director of the International Marketing and Business Development program
Marianna MARINO teaches strategy at SKEMA Business School .
Her research interests are in applied economics and specific topics such as R&D policy evaluation, knowledge spillovers, transitions from employment to self-employment, labor diversity, and labor mobility.
She conducted different research projects in European countries such as Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, and The Netherlands . She collaborates with the Bureau d’Économie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA) since January 2015 and at the Norwegian Center for Taxation (NoCeT) since 2017
André Milleliri’s expertise is in information systems. He has 2 master degrees, one in Information Systems (software engineering), a second in Design of Databases from Université Nice. Beyond his teaching experience, he has also a strong consulting experience, as scientific director of GEOLAB and consultant for CEDAC.
Arthur Petit-Romec is in the finance area at SKEMA Business School. He obtained his PhD in 2016 at the University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and ESCP Europe, and he received a triple Master degree from ESCP Europe (Paris), City University (London), and Carlos III University (Madrid). His research interests include corporate social responsibility, corporate governance and banking. He has presented his research at many international conferences.
Sabrina Roszak holds a Phd in Finance (CNAM-LIRSA). She is specialized in Finance at SKEMA Business School, with more than 13 years of business experience in both consultancy firms and large companies. She has worked for 6 years in a listed company within the Finance Department. Her research interests focus on Corporate Reporting, with a particular interest in Integrated Reporting, initiated by IIRC in 2013.
Nicolas Servel has 20 years of professional experience of which around half for major Consulting Firms (such as KPMG Strategy, L.E.K. Consulting and Partners in Performance), 5 years as a Freelance consultant and 5 years in Corporate Strategy functions for high growth technology companies listed on the stock market or belonging to major Private Equity firms. Nicolas was born and raised in Africa. While studying his M.B.A. (University of Cambriedge, UK), Nicolas cofounded the Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club to nurture and enhance the entrepreneurial spirit amongst academics and students at Cambridge University.
Ludmila Striukova is specialized in strategy at SKEMA Business Scool. She obtained her PhD at Birkbeck University of London, UK. Her research focuses on disruptive technologies (3D printing, Internet of Things, blockchain), big data, business model innovation and intellectual property management. She has been regularly invited to give talks at industry events and has been a mentor of several startups.Elise Tosi is in the economics area at SKEMA Business School. She holds a doctorate from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (France). She teaches Economics at the undergraduate level. Her research is dedicated to the history of economic thought and monetary policy analysis.
Professor of Applied Data Science for International Business and creator of a technological platform dedicated to research in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Thierry Warin joined SKEMA in 2019. Visiting Scholar at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (Harvard University, 2015-2017) and Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) Network Faculty Affiliate (ISC, Harvard Business School, 2016-), Thierry is the Founder and Director of the SKEMA Global Lab in Augmented Intelligence.
One of PLOS One's academic editors, Thierry held positions in several academic institutions (Middlebury College USA, Polytechnique Montreal, HEC Montreal, Sun Yat Sen University Guangzhou, UIBE Beijing). Thierry’s research is primarily about global transformations, seen through two main dimensions: (1) the geographic changes, and (2) the technological changes. Both dimensions are strongly related. Thierry uses Data Science (R, GIS, Econometrics) to study innovation, institutions, regulations and economic dynamics. His methodology of choice is Data Science, with a particular focus on high-power computing-based Econometrics and Ensemble methods. He has conducted research at the Weatherhead Center for International Business at Harvard University and CIRANO in Montreal where he created an international data visualization platform called Mondo International (www.mondo.international) and the Social Data Science Lab (www.socialdatasciencelab.org)
An alumnus of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, he completed his PhD in Monetary Economics and Finance at Essec Business School in Paris.
Diego ZUNINO teaches Strategy and Entrepreneurship at SKEMA Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Management from Copenhagen Business School. He has previously studied at Boston University (M.S. in Management Studies) and Bocconi University (M.Sc. in Economics of Innovation and B.A. in Economics). His research investigates the socio-cognitive drivers of entrepreneurship and innovation. He is currently studying the effect of past failure perception on investment decision among seed stage investors and the effect of strategic information disclosure on startups’ recruitment efforts, using online experiments. He is also interested in the process of categorization of technological innovations, looking in particular at the process of category label’s adoption.
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