Steve obtained his Master’s degree and PhD in Business Engineering at Solvay Management School, Belgium, and was an ICM Doctoral Fellow and a Visiting PhD Student at the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University. He was also a Lecturer and Visiting Scholar at the Edwin L. Cox School of Businessand the Hart eCenter at Southern Methodist University. He is now - Partner and - Professor at Vlerick Business School, chairing the Area Marketing. He is also a Professor of B2B Marketing at Ghent University and serves as an Independent Director on corporate boards.
Steve’s research focuses on digital strategy and business marketing. He has worked with leading companies such as BNP Paribas Fortis, the Dow Corning Corporation, LBi, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Milliken, Peoplesoft (now Oracle) and Procter & Gamble, and his work has been published in leading scientific outlets such as the California Management Review (University of California, Berkeley), Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, IEEE Computer Society Proceedings, Information and Management, and MIT Sloan Management Review.
Steve’s research and teaching agendas span mainly Europe and the USA. He has a rich experience in lecturing for Masters and MBA audiences and frequently serves as a marketing and e-business expert in executive education programmes for leading multinational companies including 3M EMEA, Adobe Systems, AGC, Aliaxis UK, Attentia, Barco, Besix, Brady, Belgacom, BNP Paribas Fortis, Cisco, CRH, DJO International, DSM, Electrabel GDF Suez, Eurofit (JV Continental – Michelin), Etex, Hewlett Packard, ING Luxembourg, Janssen Cilag, Johns Manville, KBC, Merck Serono, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Microsoft, Philips, Reynaers Aluminium, Siemens, Tessenderlo Group, and USG People.