Guest Speakers

Renowned Research Guest Speakers at Rennes SB


2020 : All Guest Speaker interventions have been canceled (Coronavirus)


Professor Cele Otnes at Rennes SB. Cele Otnes is Professor of Business Administration at Gies College of Business, University of Illinois and Adjunct Professor of Marketing at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).


  • Dr. CAL MUCKLEY – Professor – University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Dr. Olga BATTAIA– Associate Dean for Research, Doyenne Associée à la Recherche, Directrice de la Recherche.Associate Editor, IISE Transactions, Omega, JMR and IJMS. – KEDGE Business School, France
  • Dr. Haohuan FU – Deputy Director, Chinese National Supercomputing Centre – Tsinghua University, China
  • Dr. Tamer BOYACI – Dean of Faculty and Research, Professor of Management Science and the first holder of the Michael Diekmann Chair in Management Science. – Senior Editor, POM – ESMT Berlin, Germany
  • Nuria MACIAS – Global Sustainability Manager – Diana Food, France
  • Dr. Ben LOWE – Professor, University of Kent, UK
  • Dr. Fabien LEHUEDE – Professor  – IMT Atlantique, France
  • Dr. Laurent WEILL – Professor – University of Strasbourg, France
  • Dr. Mark CUMMINS – Director, Irish Institute of Digital Business (IIDB) – Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Dr. David MASCLET – Professor in Economics, Université Rennes 1, France
  • Dr. Ou TANG – Professor of Production Economics. Editor, International Journal of Production Economics, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Dr. Moontae LEE – Assistant Professor, Department of Information and Decision Sciences, University of Illinois, USA
  • Dr. Joelle MIFFRE –  Professor of Finance and Head of Research for the faculty of finance, Audencia Business School
  • Dr. Felipe MASSA – Associate Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship, Loyola University New Orleans, USA
  • Dr. Yoann BAZIN – Professor of HR Management, EM Normandie, France
  • Dr. Cele OTNES – Professor of Business Administration and Department Head, University of Illinois, USA
  • Dr. Patrick CHAU – Professor of Information & Management. Editor-in-Chief, Information & Management, University of Nottingham at Ningbo, China
  • Dr. James MARSDEN –  Professor of Information Systems. Editor-in-Chief, Decision Support Systems, University of Connecticut, USA
  • Adrienne GENTIL – Responsable Europe et International-Competitive Cluster, Valorial, France
  • Dr. Maria Jesus MUNOZ-TORRES – Professor of Finance Accounting, Director of the PhD Program “International Studies in Peace, Conflict and Development”, Jaume I University, Spain
  • Dr. Julian SUTANTO – Full Professor in Information Systems, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Connected Communities Research Lab, Lancaster University, UK
  • Dr. Nishant K. VERMA – Assistant Professor, IIM Bangalore, India


  • Dr. Andrea PERNA – Senior Lecturer, Department of Life Sciences – University of Roehampton, UK
  • Dr. Frida LIND – Professor, Technology Management and Economics – Chalmers University of technology Göteborg, Sweden
  • Dr. Debbie HARRISON – Professor, Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship – Norwegian Business School, Norway
  • Dr. Luis GOMEZ-MEJIA -Professor, Arizona State University, USA
  • Dr. Eric BOYD – Associate Professor of Marketing, Univeristy of Central Florida, USA


  • Dr. Richard BAGOZZI – Dwight F. Benton Professor of Behavioral Science in Management – University of Michigan, USA
  • Dr. Mark CLARK – Associate Professor, HRM – Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington, USA
  • Dr. Nicolaï FOSS – Professor of Organization Theory and HRM – Bocconi University, Italy
  • Dr. Mohamed Zied BABAI – Senior SCM researcher – Chief Editor, Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal – KEDGE Bordeaux, France


  • Dr. Barry J BABIN – Expert in Marketing and specialist of Multivariate Data Analysis (MDA) – Editor, Journal of Business Research (among others) – Louisiana Tech University, USA
  • Dr. Pavel SHEVCHENKO – Professor, Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies – Macquarie University, Australia
  • Dr. Singhal VINOD – Professor of Operations Management – Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech Uni, USA
  • Dr. Stefan HÄFLIGER – Professor in Strategic Management and Innovation – Cass School of Business, London, UK
  • Dr. Jan MATTSSON – Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Business – Roskilde University, Denmark
  • Dr. Marko GRÜNHAGEN – Professor of Marketing – Director, Sustainable Entrepreneurship through Education and Development (SEED) Center – Eastern Illinois University, USA
  • Dr. M.N. RAVISHANKAR – Professor of Globalisation and Emerging Markets, Head of International Business, Strategy and Innovation – Loughborough University, UK


  • Pierre MAZEAU – CSR Head of Mission – EDF, France
  • Dr. Belk RUSSELL – Professor of Marketing, Kraft Foods Canada Chair in Marketing – York University, USA
  • Dr. Gareth PETERS – Professor, School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences, Actuarial Mathematics & Statistics – University College London, UK
  • Dr. Chee-Wee TAN – Professor with Special Responsibilities in Research Excellence at the Department of Digitization – Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Dr. Cécilia TEMPONI – Professor, Dept of Management – Texas State University, USA


  • Thomas RUAUDEL – Senior Manager Strategy – Sustainability Lead France – Accenture Paris
  • Dr. Philippe MONIN – Professeur de Management Stratégique et Directeur Académique – EM Lyon, France
  • Valéria PIANI – Head of Investor Engagements – PRI Initiative, France


  • Dr. Venkatesh ALLADI – Professor of Management and Informatics. – Associate Director, Center for Digital Transformation  – University of California, Irvine, USA
  • Dr. Matthew RAFFERTY – Professor, Economics Department – Quinnipiac University, USA
  • Dr. Oliver ALEXY – Professor of Strategic Entrepreneurship – TUM (Technische Universität München), Germany
  • Dr. Gautam AHUJA – Professor of Management – Cornell University, USA
  • Dr. Ulrich WASSMER   – Associate Professor, Department of Management – Concordia University, Canada
  • Dr.  Philippe VERY – Professor, Head of Faculty (Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Operations) – EDHEC, France
  • Dr. Francesco RENTOCCHINI – Researcher at INGENIO, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain and Department of Economics, University of Trento (Italy) – Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain



  • Dr. Steve AMSTRONG – Professor in Organisational Behaviour – University of Lincoln, UK
  • Dr. Leonard  ORTOLANO – UPS Foundation Professor, Water Resources and Environmental Planning – Stanford University, USA
  • Dr.Raymond E. MILES – Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the Haas School of Business – University of California, Berkeley, USA –