Yannick Dillen

Professor of Management Practice in Entrepreneurship

Yannick Dillen is an expert on high-growth start-ups and scale-ups.

Yannick Dillen’s research focuses on start-ups and scale-ups – and he has a specific interest in high-growth firms. He produces the annual Belgian High-Growth Monitor, a report that analyses Belgium’s fastest growing companies. His academic work has been published in renowned scientific journals. Yannick has a seat on a number of advisory boards and he’s frequently invited to give keynote speeches.

At Vlerick, Yannick coordinates our Impulse Centre 'Growth Management for Medium-sized Enterprises' (iGMO). He also teaches on our Masters, MBA and executive programmes, supervises in-company projects and acts as a start-up coach.

Who am I?

  • Professor at Vlerick Business School
  • Visiting Professor at Ghent University, Universiteit Hasselt and Université de Namur
  • Doctor in Applied Economics at Universiteit Antwerpen
  • Masters in Applied Economics at Universiteit Antwerpen

My expertise

  • Start-ups
  • Business model innovation
  • Strategic risk management
  • SME growth
  • High-growth firms
  • Scale-ups

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Yannick Dillen

Yannick Dillen

Professor of Entrepreneurship