Wed 10/1, 9:30am – 10am EST
Forum: Cultivating Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Prof. Thierry Grange is the President of the Strategic Board at the Grenoble Ecole de Management in France, where he has been working since its beginning in 1984. He has published more than 60 articles, books or book chapters in the field of Management & Technology. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering (Technische Univ. München), Business Administration & Political Science (Grenoble Univ.) He also completed the International Teaching Program (HEC-Harvard/Boston). Before going in the academic world, he held international project management positions in the overseas construction industry. He then founded motorcycle manufacturer BFG SA (MBK). He has been elected twice at AACSB Board of Directors and served on the main AACSB Committees : Co-Chair of the Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality, Chair of the European Advisory Council, Member of the Committee on Issues in Management Education, of the Special Committee on Global Accreditation Strategy, of the Executive Committee, of the Initial Accreditation Committee and of Finance & Investment Committee. He is presently Special Advisor to the President of AACSB for Europe and Member of the French National Business Education Degrees Accreditation Board. He has been also Member of the EFMD/EPAS Accreditation Board. He received, in 2009, Academic Achievement Award by International Association for Management of Technology and, in 2011, the Bronze Medal for Higher Technical Teaching by French National of Education Ministry. He has been awarded the Outstanding Industrial Medal (French Society for Industrial Excellence. He is also Honorary Consul of Norway and has been awarded Officer of the Royal Order of Merit.