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Professor Benoît F. Leleux

Belgian
Stephan Schmidheiny Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance
PhD INSEAD
benoit.leleux@imd.ch

Programs

Benoît F. Leleux teaches in the following IMD programs:

Foundations for Business Leadership (FBL Co-Program Director)
Master Business Administration (MBA)
Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP)
The Next Generation (TNG Co-Program Director)
Leading the Family Business (LFB)
Leading the Family Office (LFO)
Strategic Finance (SF)

Vita

Dr Leleux is the Stephan Schmidheiny Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at IMD in Lausanne (Switzerland), where he was also director of the MBA program (2006-2008) and director of Research and Development (2004-2008).

He was previously Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD and Director of the 3i VentureLab and Associate Professor and Zubillaga Chair in Finance and Entrepreneurship at Babson College, Wellesley, MA (USA) from 1994 to 1999. He obtained his PhD at INSEAD, specializing in Corporate Finance and Venture Capital.

He is the author of “Investing Private Capital in Emerging and Frontier Market SMEs” (IFC, 2009), “Nurturing Science-Based Startups: An International Case Perspective” (Springer Verlag, 2008), “From Microfinance to Small Business Finance” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), and “A European Casebook on Entrepreneurship and New Ventures” (Prentice Hall, 1996). His teaching cases have earned a dozen European case writing awards over the last decade.

Prior to his academic career, he was the head of corporate venturing for a leading agribusiness conglomerate in South East Asia. Dr Leleux earned a M.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering and a M.Ed. in Natural Sciences from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) and an MBA from Virginia Tech (USA).

Publications, Cases, Projects

Benoît Leleux is the author of numerous articles, case studies and projects in the above mentioned fields. Find out more information about Benoît Leleux's publications :

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Cases

Recent cases:

GENEDATA; Leleux, Benoit; Pahwa, Atul
VENTURE VALUATION AG: THE GENEDATA ASSIGNMENT; Leleux, Benoit; Kemanian, Victoria; Pahwa, Atul; Siebenbuerger, Karin
NOVARTIS VENTURE FUND: VALUATION DILEMMAS; Leleux, Benoit; Kemanian, Victoria; Pahwa, Atul; Siebenbuerger, Karin
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Projects

Currently, Benoît F. Leleux is working on the following projects:

  • Entrepreneurship in Switzerland (with Georges Haour)
  • Corporate Venturing Models in the Telecommunication Industry (with James Henderson - Babson College, USA)
  • Building Competitive Advantage Based on Microsystems Technology through Partnering with a University Research Center: The Case of an SME (with C. Massin, F. Vincent and R. S. Popovic (Institute of Microsystems, EPFL, Switzerland) and C. Schott, Ph.D. (Sentron AG, Switzerland)

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