Tawfik Jelassi

Professor Tawfik Jelassi

French, Tunisian
Strategy and Technology Management
PhD New York University




Tawfik Jelassi's major research, teaching and consulting interest is the strategic use of information technology and the digital transformation of companies and governments. He has been awarded several excellence awards for his teaching in Europe and the USA.

Before joining IMD, Dr Jelassi was Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research, and Information & Communication Technologies in Tunisia. Prior to that, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ooredoo Tunisia, the leading mobile telecom operator in the country. Between 2000 and 2013, he was Professor and Dean of the School of International Management at the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris). Previously he was Coordinator of the Technology Management Area and Associate Professor at INSEAD (Fontainebleau). 

Professor Jelassi's research has appeared in leading academic journals such as Management Information Systems Quarterly, Journal of MIS, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Information and Management, Decision Support Systems, Decision Sciences, Theory and Decision, and the European Journal of Operational Research as well as practitioner-oriented publications including MIS Quarterly Executive, European Management Journal, and Information Systems World. He has also authored numerous case studies on companies such as BP, Tesco, Otis, Ducati, Nordea, Ooredoo, NTT DoCoMo, and Safaricom, as well as written six books, the latest of which is a strategy textbook entitled "Strategies for e-business" (Financial Times/ Prentice Hall, 20014). His research and case writing efforts have been recognized by awards from the EFMD in 1992, 1995, 1998, 1999 and 2011, ECCH in 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2013, and SIM in 2000, 2002, 2005 and 2008. 

Tawfik Jelassi holds a PhD in information systems from the Stern School of Business at New York University (USA) and graduate and post-graduate degrees from the University of Paris-Dauphine (France).







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