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Our leadership

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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

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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…

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Angelo Boutalikakis
Research Associate

Angelo Boutalikakis is a research associate at the Center for Future Readiness at IMD and a doctoral candidate at the University of Passau. After obtaining a B.A. and an M.A. in Quantitative Economics from the University…

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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…

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Zuriati Balian
Data Scientist Intern

Zuriati Balian is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Statistics at University of Geneva. She has more than 10 years of experience in business development in the technology sector. She joins the center as a…

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