JEAN-CLAUDE THOENIG is a Senior Research Fellow at 'Dauphine Recherche en Management' (university of Paris Dauphine). He has been a professor at INSEAD for many years. A sociologist by training, his research and teaching cover issues linked to organization and policy-making management. His publication record makes him an internationally respected scholar. He is a co-founder and the first chairperson of EGOS (European Group for Organizational Studies). He has a long and intensive experience as a consultant and as an executive coach with major global companies and governmental bodies.
CHARLES WALDMAN is a faculty member of INSEAD (Fontainebleau). He has a doctorate (DBA) from Harvard Business School and has been the dean of ESSEC, a top French business school. His research and teaching cover marketing. He is a well-known international reference in retail distribution and service marketing. He is in charge of several executive education programs for leading global companies. He is also involved in management consulting. He has also been Senior Vice President (Marketing) with Club Med Inc. in New York.