Philippe Silberzahn is Associate Professor at EMLYON Business School, France. He is also a Research Fellow at the Management Research Center (CRG) of the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, France, where he received his PhD, and a visiting lecturer at HEC Paris.
His research interests lie at the intersection of strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He studies how businesses deal with radical uncertainty. He explores the role and actions of entrepreneurs and innovators in this process of markets and organization creation, and how large organizations manage strategic surprises, wicked problems and disruptions.
He has over twenty years of industry experience as an entrepreneur and CEO, having participated in the creation or acquisition of four high technology firms, and as an international consultant. From 2004 till 2009, he was a Research Associate at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He was previously a senior strategy consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Singapore.