Marc Gruber EPFL

Marc Gruber

Position: Vice President for Innovation at EPFL

Professor Marc Gruber is Vice President for Innovation at EPFL, full professor at the College of Management of Technology at EPFL where he holds the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization (ENTC), and co-author of “Where to Play: 3 Steps for Discovering your most valuable Market Opportunities”, the latest addition to the lean startup toolset.

Marc also acted as Associate (2013-2016) and as Deputy Editor (2017-2020) at the Academy of Management Journal (AMJ), the highest ranked empirical research journal in the management domain. In an independent research study on the most impactful entrepreneurship scholars (Gupta et al., 2016), Marc was ranked as the worldwide #1 researcher in entrepreneurship for the 2005-2015 period (shared #1 spot), and among the worldwide top 5 for the 2000-2015 period.

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