A senior full-tenured professor and Executive Director for Innovation at Grenoble Business School (Grenoble École de Management, acronym GEM), Member of the School’s Executive Board, a Board Member of GIANT (Grenoble Innovation Campus) and professor since 2001, Dr. Sylvie Blanco specializes in technology and innovation management (TIM) with an emphasis on foresight and strategic-issue management in the context of technology-based disruptions.

She is also Director of TIM training programs at the Research and Technology Institute “IRT Nanoelec” with the scope of
nurturing and developing a competitive human capital at the ecosystem level. She is the founder of GEMLabs, a collaborative campus for experimentation and collaborative innovation.