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The Team

Our leadership

Howard Yu

Howard Yu is the LEGO® Chair, Professor of Management and Innovation at IMD.

He is the author of the award-winning book LEAP: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied.

In 2015, Professor Yu was…

The team members
Jialu Shan

Research Fellow
Jialu’s research areas include digital business transformation, business model innovation and new practices, and corporate governance practices. She is particularly interested in Asian market.
She obtained her PhD degree…

Lawrence Tempel

Research Assistant

Lawrence Tempel graduated with a Master’s degree in International Business and is now a research assistant at IMD’s Center for Future Readiness. His interests for innovation, future trends and analytics drives his…

Alexandre Sonderegger

Junior Data Scientist

Alexandre Sonderegger graduated with a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Geneva where he specialized in Econometrics. His interests in programming and quantitative analysis led him to also…