Global faculty for the world's most pressing issues

The Applied Innovation Institute is home to the most respected faculty in entrepreneurship and innovation around the world.

Paris de L’Etraz

Chairman of the Board

Professor of Entrepreneurship, IE Business School; Managing Director, Venture Lab, IE Business School

Ikhlaq Sidhu

Member of the Board

Member of the Board; Chief Scientist and Founding Director, Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET); IEOR Emerging Area Professor Award Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, UC Berkeley

James Tan

Member of the Board

Managing Partner, Quest Ventures; Chairman, Action Community for Entrepreneurship; Co-founder, 55tuan (NASDAQ)

Bill Aulet

Faculty Member

Managing Director, The Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship & Senior Lecturer, MIT

Brent Smith

Faculty Member

Senior Associate Dean, Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University

Daniel Corsten

Faculty Member

Professor, IE Business School; Visiting Associate Professor, London Business School; President, ECR Research Foundation

Jeffrey Char

Faculty Member

Entrepreneurship Program Adjunct Professor, IE Business School; Founder & CEO, J-Seed Ventures, Inc

Elaine Chen

Faculty Member

MIT Sloan School of Management, Founder and Managing Director, ConceptSpring

Johannes Flecker

Faculty Member

Berklee ICE Startup Incubator Program, Berklee College of Music; Founder & CEO, Sound Leadership

Mario Alonso Puig

Faculty Member

Medical Doctor and Fellow in Surgery, Faculty of Medicine at Harvard University

Mark Fritz

Faculty Member

Professor of Virtual Communication, IE Business School; Founder, Procedor Limited

Matthias Yao

Faculty Member

Director of Agmonton Pte Ltd; Board Member, Housing and Development Board Singapore; Lead Independent Director, iFAST Corporation Ltd

Mike Lyons

Faculty Member

Consulting Associate Professor, Stanford University; Executive Chairman, CypherPath

Panos Panay

Faculty Member

Managing Director, Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship; Founder, Sonicbids

Pedram Mokrian

Faculty Member

Visiting Instructor, Stanford University; Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Peter Mathias

Faculty Member

President and CEO, Financial and Professional Services, Mathias and Co. Services; Ph.D. , Harvard

Roy Richards

Faculty Member

Chief Executive; Southwire Company; Corporate Governance and Board Management; IE

Sergio Kapusta

Faculty Member

Chief Technology officer of Technel, Inc. Formerly, Manager of Physics & Materials Research; Shell International E&P, Inc.; Rice University

Sidney Tam

Faculty Member

Assistant Professor in Innovation Risk Management and Entrepreneurship, Hong Kong University SPACE College Institute of China Business; CEO, Hubei RaySolution Medical Digital Imaging Technologies Limited; Honorary Secretary, Hong Kong Nasopharyngeal Foundation Funds

Won Joon Kim

Faculty Member

Associate Professor, KAIST; President, Asia Innovation and Entrepreneurship Association (AIEA)

Zoran Perunovic

Faculty Member

Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark; Founder & CEO, ZP Consulting

Masa Inakage

Faculty Member

Dean and Professor, Keio University Graduate School of Media Design; Co-Director, Keio-NUS CUTE Center; President, Media Studio, Inc

Asher Siddiqui

Faculty Member

Ex Managing Partner 500 Startups, global investor, VC Advisor, ex Head M&A and VC at ETISALAT

Fabian Vandenreydt

Faculty Member

Strategic Advisor to Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM); Industry Partner at Motive Partners

David Yeregui Marcos del Blanco

Faculty Member

Lead Consultant, OAS. Partner, Quantum Group and DPI Group. Co-founder, Genhelix (acq’d). Founding Director, Science and Technology Department, Instituto Cervantes in Tokyo

For the most current faculty directory, refer to the website of the Applied Innovation Institute.

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