Meet your Program Directors
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.
Benoît Leleux is recognized as a leading specialist in entrepreneurship, venture capital, private equity, and corporate venturing, particularly in emerging markets, and is the winner of numerous case writing awards in categories relating to these topics.. He is currently the co-Director of Foundations for Business Leadership program.
His areas of special interest are the restructuring of the telecommunications industry, performance measurement and shareholder value creation, and micro-entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa.
Michael D Watkins is author of The First 90 Days, Master Your Next Move, Predictable Surprises, and 11 other books on leadership and negotiation. Dr. Watkins has spent the last two decades working with leaders as they transition to new roles, build their teams and transform their organizations.
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