Faculty

Ann Vereecke

Prof Ann Vereecke
Professor of Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School

Ann is a recognised expert in operations management, manufacturing strategy and supply chain management. She has an extensive experience in research and advisory projects.
Karlien Vanderheyden

Prof Karlien Vanderheyden 
Assistant Professor at Vlerick Business School

Karlien focuses on how individuals can enhance the processes and performance of organisations through their own behaviour and interaction with others. Karlien uses her research and experience to teach decision-making skills, cognitive styles and the behaviour and pitfalls of individuals and teams.
Stijn Viaene

Prof Stijn Viaene
Professor of Digital Transformation at Vlerick Business School

Stijn is passionate about what it means to successfully create a digital enterprise, capturing the value that comes with the use of novel technological advances such as big data, analytics, social media, mobile computing, and the cloud. The two business research initiatives he developed − Centre for Excellence BPM Network and Centre for Excellence Enterprise Architecture Management − contribute to a significantly better practical and academic understanding of what it means to make optimal use of IT in a contemporary organisational context. 
Fredrik Hacklin

Fredrik will take you on his favorite mission, a brainstorm and discussion on one of the biggest challenges incumbent companies face: how can we innovate, whilst having a legacy? Fredrik  is a passionate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Vlerick Business School and Managing Director of the Corporate Innovation Lab. He further serves as Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at ETH Zurich. Previously, he was a Fellow at Harvard University and a strategy consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton (today Strategy&, PwC). He has held visiting positions at Stanford University, Imperial College Business School, ESMT Berlin, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Keio University and Aalto University.

Frank Piller

Professor at RWTH Aachen University & a Co-Founder of the MIT Smart Customization Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

Frank is regarded as one of the leading experts on strategies for customer-centric value creation. His current research focuses on the need of established corporations to deal with disruptive business model innovations.

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