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We are convinced that agile, lucid leadership is an organization’s most important mobilizing and transformative force. Since 1992, Business Digest’s mission has been to disseminate and share ideas, trends and firsthand accounts about what managers need to succeed tomorrow! Françoise Tollet, Business Digest CEO

Who are we?

Business Digest has been covering the latest trends and publications on business management and leadership since 1992. Inspiring visionary and agile leadership, we weigh up theory and practice, the world of academia and policy, and spotlighting the views of specialists and the experience of executives from all over the world.

Trend Watching - Intelligence gathering - In-depth thinking

The Team

Our international, multi-disciplinary team is a direct reflection of our clientele. We have a broad range of experience in business, journalism, publishing, and web 2.0.

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Françoise TOLLET

Chief Executive Officer

After receiving a degree in agronomy from AgroParisTech and a Masters in Business Administration from HEC in Paris, she spent 12 years in the food industry (cotton, palm oil, and tobacco), first as a consultant, and then, via her strong understanding of how to lead complex investment projects in emerging countries, as the director of development with the Bolloré group. She has run Business Digest since 1998, a company that she co-founded in 1992. And she took the Internet plunge by 1996… even before coming on board as part of the BD team.
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Emmanuelle MEYLAN

Knowledge Manager

Emmanuelle organizes and manages editorial production; monitors relevant books, journals, blogs, and networks; and delivers Business Digest services to customers through our KMS.
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Office Manager

Marie is the primary contact for our subscribers, suppliers, and partners. Marie manages our administration and helps the team with various projects. She is also in charge of organizing our HR Lab, which is a series of regular conferences hosted in partnership with HEC Paris Executive Education.

Clémence THIRY

Digital Marketing Manager

Clémence is a digital manager at Business Digest. She is in charge of our digital strategy, particularly our blog and newsletter. She also helps and advises our clients about creating content for their digital communities.

Our advisory committee

An advisory committee approves the theories, ideas, and trends that we cover. They contribute to the debate of our selections to ensure we choose only what’s most relevant to our readers! Business Digest is at the heart of a prestigious strong international network of a hundred research centers and editors.

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Gaël Allain

Doctor of cognitive psychology, researcher with the Grenoble Ecole de Management and the scientific director of My Mental Energy Pro
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Hervé Borensztejn

Partner at Heidrick & Struggles
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Nuria Chinchilla

Professor of people management at IESE Business School, University of Navarre (Spain)
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Bernard Cova

Professor of marketing at Euromed Marseille School of Management (France), PhD in management sciences
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Kristine De Valck

Associate Professor of Marketing at HEC Paris
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Rodolphe Durand

Professor of strategy and business policy, HEC Paris (France)
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Beverly Edwards

Chief Operating Officer, First Transit
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Nigel Holden

Professor of cross-cultural management at University of Central Lancaster (UK)
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Mark Kuo

Partner & Chief Counsel, Gobi Partners (Shanghai)
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Laurent Maruani

Director of the French Institute for Industrial Strategy and professor of economics and marketing at HEC Paris (France)
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Langdon Morris

Senior Partner of InnovationLabs, President of FutureLab Consulting, Co-Chair of the Innovation Council or Red Team Engineering
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Amit S. Mukherjee

Co-founder of Ishan Advisors (USA), professor at IMD Business School (Singapore)
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Thierry Picq

Associate dean of pedagogical innovation and professor of management and human resources, EM Lyon business school (France)
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Navi Radjou

Executive director of the Center for India & Global Business, Judge Business School (UK)
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Jean-Florent Rérolle

Senior Advisor chez Associés en Finance
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Mariellie Rodriguez Mundy

Ex-CFO of Miller Electric and now founder and CEO of The Mariellie Mundy Company
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Laurence Lehmann-Ortega

Professor of Strategy and Business Policy at HEC Paris
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Philippe Le Roux

Managing director, Key People (France)
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Taco Van Someren

Sustainability and Strategic Innovation chair, Nyenrode University (the Netherlands)
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Olivier Zara

Expert in collective intelligence, digital management and personal branding

Outstanding Partners

Leadership development increasingly calls for savvy associations between content and technology, and between the formal (traditional learning schemes) and the informal (Web 2.0). Business Digest and its partners combine complementary expertise to come up with creative and exciting responses to this challenge.

HEC Paris Executive Education

In the past three years, over 250,000 business executives from over sixty countries have taken part in HEC Executive Education training programs and workshops. A leader in the field of leadership development, HEC Executive Education is recognized worldwide for the high quality of its programs. In addition to AMBA, Equis, and AACSB certification, HEC Paris has been ranked second in the world by the Financial Times for its senior management and executive education programs.

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CrossKnowledge is the European and Asian leader in IT-enabled leadership development, with over 1.5 million learners in 50 countries. Learning solutions draw on over 10,000 types of content developed in collaboration with an international network of professors from the world’s top business schools. They leverage state-of-the-art long-distance learning technologies and formats. CrossKnowledge also provides assistance with change initiative and learning scheme implementation.

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CrossKnowledge chooses Business Digest

For the well-known quality of its managerial dossiers, which enable our participants to go beyond their training and understand the issues that underlie the major transformations of their respective business environments. Steve Fiehl, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, CrossKnowledgeLogo CrossKnowledge