Our Faculty

Our Faculty members are recognized world authorities in their fields. Dividing their time between teaching, research and working with international companies, they remain on top of the latest management trends. You can expect timely, innovative learning activities, materials, and content in all IMD programs.

Michael Wade

Michael R. Wade is a Professor of Innovation and Strategy at IMD and holds the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation. He is the Director of the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and Cisco initiative. Professor Wade has published works on a variety of topics, including digitization, innovation, information systems strategy, international business, and SME performance. His latest book is Digital Vortex: How Today’s Market Leaders Can Beat Disruptive Competitors At Their Own Game.He is a regular contributor to print media on matters related to the challenges of digitization and managing within a turbulent environment.

Program Director

Michael R. Wade

British, Canadian

Professor

Michael R. Wade

British, Canadian, Professor

Programs: Leading Digital Business Transformation, Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation for Boards, Leading Digital Business Transformation

Topics: Innovation, Strategy

Misiek Piskorski

Mikołaj Jan Piskorski, who often goes by the name Misiek, is a Professor of Strategy and Innovation at IMD. He is an expert on why and how people use various online social platforms across the world, and how firms can successfully leverage social platforms to build social strategies. He applies many of these insights to large organizations as they seek to become more agile and to use social networks to execute their strategies. He has documented this research in a book called A Social Strategy: How We Profit From Social Media, published by Princeton University Press in 2014.

Program Director

Mikolaj Jan Piskorski

American, Polish

Professor

Mikolaj Jan Piskorski

American, Polish, Professor

Programs: Leading Digital Business Transformation, Digital Strategy, Orchestrating Winning Performance, Building on Talent, High Performance Boards, Organizational Learning in Action, Advanced Management Program

Topics: Innovation, Strategy

Amit Joshi

Amit Joshi is a Professor of Digital Marketing and Strategy at IMD. He brings IMD extensive expertise in marketing management and strategy, advertising, digital media, data analytics and marketing accountability. Previously an award-winning professor and researcher at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Amit has interacted with a variety of corporate clients in several industries, including telecom, media, manufacturing, retailing, education and automobiles. He has also worked for Cadbury India Ltd., a company that is now a part of the Mondelez International group, India’s biggest confectionery manufacturer.

Program Co-Director

Amit Joshi

American, Indian

Professor

Amit Joshi

American, Indian, Professor

Programs: Digital Analytics, Business Analytics for Leaders, Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topics: Marketing, Strategy