CEL™ Wall of Fame

Certificate in Entrepreneurial Leadership – Faculty

Certificate in Entrepreneurial Leadership™

Be succesful in business innovation and product development and prepare your company for the future. CEL™ is a proven 7-month executive program where managers learn how to turn opportunities into profitable businesses.

Bart Clarysse

Bart Clarysse · From Idea to Opportunity
Bart Clarysse holds the chair of entrepreneurship at ETH Zürich and is a part-time professor in Entrepreneurship at Imperial College London Business School. Before he joined ETH Zürich in 2016, he was a tenured professor in entrepreneurship at Imperial College London Business School. He has over 20 years experience in coaching entrepreneurs and has co-founded a portfolio of successful start-ups in businesses such as digital cinema, mobile internet, venture incubation, and hospitality. Most recently he co-founded a company that commercializes a talent matching app for nascent entrepreneurs. He has over 50 publications in the field of high tech start-ups and managing growth of these companies and has been an executive teacher for several multinationals such as KLM, Belgacom, Recticel, USG People, Johnson&Johnson, BT, EDF and Unilever in corporate venturing and innovative turnaround strategies. He is also member of the scientific advisory board of Eriksholm Research Centre, a subsidiary of Oticon, a world-leading organization in hearing and a technology leader in ehealth. His on-going research interests include the analysis of dualities in developing young ventures such as developing stability while keeping flexibility, achieving commercial objectives while keeping social objectives, making use of external forms of financing while safeguarding financial autonomy.

Joanne Hyland

Joanne Hyland · From Opportunity to Experiment – From Experiment to Venture
Joanne Hyland is Founding Partner and President of the rInnovation Group as well as former Vice President, New Venture Development, at Nortel Networks. There, she, with her innovation team, founded the internal venturing program, a multi-million dollar investment fund that led to 12 business start-ups, one of which reached a billion dollar exit in October 2008.  Joanne is now working with major corporations to link new business development, venturing and innovation initiatives with strategy, systems, leadership and culture requirements to drive growth and corporate renewal.  The rInnovation Group’s client list includes BASF, Bekaert, Bosch, Danfoss, Evonik, Grundfos, HP, LM Wind Power, Moen, NOVA Chemicals, Novozymes, Shell, Tetra Pak, Vestas and Westinghouse, among others. Joanne speaks regularly on topics related to innovation and corporate entrepreneurship and has been a member of the faculty or guest speaker in executive education programs at Babson College, DTU, MIT, Motorola University, RPI, Stanford University, the Tata Management Training Centre (TMTC) and the Industrial Research Institute.  She is a featured executive in the book ‘Radical Innovation: How Mature Companies Can Outsmart Upstarts’, (HBS Press, 2000).  She is a co-author of ‘Pivot: How Top Entrepreneurs Adapt and Change Course to Find Ultimate Success’, (Wiley, October 2013). In March 2015, Joanne became a member of the ISPIM (International Society for Professional Innovation Management) Advisory Board.

Chris Trimble

Chris Trimble · New Business Creation
Chris Trimble (www.chris-trimble.com) has dedicated more than a decade to studying a single challenge that vexes even the best-managed organizations: how to execute an innovation initiative. In September of 2013, Chris published Beyond the Idea: How to Execute Innovation in Any Organization, his fifth book on the topic with co-author Vijay Govindarajan. Chris and Vijay also collaborated on the New York Times bestseller Reverse Innovation: Create Far From Home, Win Everywhere, which focuses on the specific challenge of innovating to propel growth in emerging markets, and How Stella Saved the Farm, a simple story that instigates productive conversations about what it really takes to make innovation happen. Notable articles include the McKinsey Award winning “Stop the Innovation Wars” in the July-August 2010 Harvard Business Review, and “How GE is Disrupting Itself” in the October 2009 Harvard Business Review with Vijay Govindarajan and GE Chairman Jeff Immelt. Chris is on the faculty at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science. He has spoken all over the world.

Stephan Schubert

Stephan Schubert · From Venture to Business
Stephan is a faculty member of Ashridge Business School, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Strategy at INSEAD - a world leading business school. He has worked on client assignments in 30 countries and travels regularly to the Gulf Region, where he directs and delivers strategy workshops and executive development programs for a variety of private and public sector clients. Clients he has worked with include McKinsey's London office, Vodafone, Air China, Lufthansa, Philips and a range of national oil companies across the Middle East and Africa. At DTU Business he also teaches on the Executive MBA (MMT) and on the "Managing for Growth" program.

Richard Bliss

Richard Bliss · Financials for the Internal Venture
Dr. Bliss has been involved in corporate and entrepreneurial finance since 1987, with industry experience that includes time at Touche Ross & Company in New York as a consultant, and senior financial positions at Van Camp Seafood Company and Safety One, Inc., a specialty chemicals start-up. Most recently, Dr. Bliss is a member of the Babson team helping to develop and deliver the curriculum for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program, a US$500 million initiative designed to create jobs and spur economic activity through greater access to business education, mentors, networks and financial capital. Dr. Bliss holds a Ph.D. in Finance and M.A. in Economics from Indiana University. He has also received his M.B.A. in Finance/Real Estate from Indiana University and graduated with honors from Rutgers University, earning a B.S. degree in Engineering and a B.A. degree in Economics.

Ron Pierantozzi

Ron Pierantozzi · From Business to Core Business
Ron brings a combination of corporate and entrepreneurial experience to his consulting activities. He spent 28 years as a technologist (32 Us Patents), technology manager and Director of New Business development at Air Products, where he led the innovation efforts for the corporation. He has also served as the CEO of a solar materials startup (PPT Research) and continues to be involved in the materials and energy sectors as a board member for Primet Precision Materials and formerly on the board of advisors for STEM, a San Francisco based Energy Company. In his consulting practice, he works with a diversified group of companies to guide them in the development of their innovation capabilities. He has also been a lecturer at the Wharton Business School and is currently a visiting scholar, where he teaches classes in the EMBA program and Executive Education programs for companies that include Siam Cement, BP, DSM and Lincoln Financial. He is also a member of the faculty for the Corporate Entrepreneurial Leadership program and the Danish Technical University. He splits his time between Philadelphia, PA and Phoenix, AZ. Ron holds a BA and Ph.D. in Chemistry. He has also authored 22 papers, most recently in the Sloan Management Review and Harvard Business Review.

Irene Bejenke Walsh

Irene Bejenke Walsh · Communication
Irene Bejenke Walsh, founder and MD of MessageLab, is an executive and venture coach specializing in investor presentations, pitching and presentation skills. Over the past fifteen years, Irene has successfully coached more than 400 start-ups, SMEs and the management teams of multinational corporations such as Hewlett Packard, ABN AMRO, IKEA and Motorola for a variety of communications challenges as well as public and private fundraises. Irene is also a lecturer for communication and presentation skills at Imperial Business School in London and three other European universities. Her background as a business journalist for The Wall Street Journal and CNBC has honed her ability to get straight to the point and extract the essence of a business pitch. Teaching these skills and creating rapport and trust with diverse audiences are her passion and area of expertise. Irene is an accredited NLP Business Coach and works bilingually in English and German.

Hamish Scott

Hamish Scott · Implementation and Graduation
Hamish is a specialist in business strategy. He advises on processes for strategy formulation and implementation and is particularly interested in how strategy gets turned into action. Hamish is a visiting professor at DTU, and holds similar positions in Brussels and London. He also holds fractional director positions in professional services firm, Grant Thornton, and in Peel, a £5bn infrastructure company operating airports, ports, renewable energy activities and largescale property development projects. Hamish has served as senior faculty at Ashridge Business School, and led numerous customized development programs for large corporate clients worldwide. He continues to work with a number of corporate clients on executive development and strategic change initiatives. In his 30-year career, Hamish has worked in a range of disciplines - from marketing management to corporate M&A to general management to Board-level strategist. This first-hand experience has equipped him to specialize in how business strategies get turned into action.

CEL™ Program Staff

Anne Malberg Horsager

Anne Malberg Horsager · Program Director, CEL™
Anne Malberg Horsager holds a Master in Learning and Change Management from the University of Aalborg, a DP in IT from Aarhus University, and a B.Ed., and executive training from CBS and Henley Business School. She is a senior manager with 25 years of experience in leading organizational change, business development, and commercial management. Anne’s experience with entrepreneurship ranges from start-ups, scale-ups, and large corporations, with focus on digitalization and digital learning. Prior to joining DTU, Anne worked four years at CBS as Head of Business Relations and Corporate Partnerships and before that at FMCG, consulting in tech and education. Anne has experience from board positions at start-up companies and has published a book about E-learning.

Anne Sophie Helweg

Anne Sophie Helweg · Program Coordinator, CEL™
Anne Sophie has 10 years of experience working as a communications consultant and project manager at a leading engineering company. She spend 3 years in Mozambique in Africa working as an independent consultant educating embassies in communication skills and time management. She is CEL™ Program Coordinator at DTU Business since 2018 and holds a MSc in Business Administration and Corporate Communication from Copenhagen Business School.

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CEL™ Schedule 2019-20

Module 1a & 1b
19-21 August

Module 2a & 2b
16-17 September
9-10 October

Module 3a, 3b & 3c
25-26 November
4-5 December
22-23 January 2020

Module 4a, 4b & 4c
21 January 2020
2 March 2020
11 March 2020

28 MARCH 2020