IMD Faculty

Meet the experts who will educate, inspire and transform you

When you come to OWP you can expect to be educated, inspired and transformed. IMD Faculty are recognized world authorities in their fields. Dividing their time between teaching, research and working with international companies, they will exponentially grow your business knowledge and fast-track your organization forward.

Your Program Directors

Jean-François Manzoni is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Development and President (Dean) of IMD, where he also serves as the Nestlé Professor. His research, teaching, and consulting activities are focused on leadership, the development of high-performance organizations and corporate governance.

The recipient of several awards for excellence in teaching, Professor Manzoni is a frequent keynote speaker. He also performs consulting, top management team support and leadership development work for several international organizations, which has led him to work in more than thirty countries over the years. He is a member of the Human Capital Leadership Institute’s International Advisory Panel and was invited to the 2014 and 2016 World Economic Forum meetings in Davos.

Tawfik Jelassi is Professor of Strategy and Technology Management at IMD. His major research, teaching and consulting interests are the digital transformation of companies and governments as well as leadership in turbulent times.

He has been granted several excellence awards for his teaching and research in Europe and the USA, and has received two national decorations from the President of Tunisia: “The Order of merit in the fields of education and science” and “The Order of the Republic”.

See the program schedule for a full list of faculty teaching at Orchestrating Winning Performance.

Program Directors

Jean-François Manzoni

French, Canadian


Jean-François Manzoni

French, Canadian, Professor

PhD Harvard Business School

Program: Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topics: Organizational Design, Self-Leadership

Tawfik Jelassi

French, Tunisian


Tawfik Jelassi

French, Tunisian, Professor

PhD New York University

Programs: Orchestrating Winning Performance, Digital Execution, High Performance Boards

Topic: Strategy