Jan Lepoutre is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at ESSEC Business School, where he is also Academic Director of its Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and holder of the Armand Peugeot Chair in the Economics of Electromobility and Hybrid Technologies. He is or has been involved in programs at all levels at ESSEC, often with innovative pedagogies. He holds an MSc in Bioscience Engineering (KULeuven) and an MS and PhD in Applied Economics (Ghent University). His research and teaching focus on entrepreneurship and innovation, especially in Cleantech fields. He has published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, American Journal of Sociology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Ethics, Small Business Economics, and Technological Forecasting & Social Change.