Celine Viala

Céline has a masters degree in entrepreneurial strategy and a PhD in entrepreneurship from the Université Paris-Dauphine. She currently heads the entrepreneurial program at ESCE, based at its main campus in central Paris. Established in 1968, the Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (ESCE) is one of Europe’s leading business schools and offers a range of programs and research initiatives in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship. Her teaching and research interests focus intensely on the management of innovation and entrepreneurial leadership. She is a project evaluator for EURAM and ICSB, a member of five professional bodies in the fields of management and entrepreneurship.

Her extensive experience in innovation consulting embraces assignments focused on:

  • the introduction of innovative processes to established organisations;
  • change management;
  • corporate business planning;
  • corporate team building.