A graduate from ESCP Europe, Rémi Maniak holds a PhD from Ecole Polytechnique. He started his career as an assistant project manager for Pechiney, before being hired by Peugeot Deutschland as an IT project manager. In 2004 he became assistant researcher and teacher at Ecole Polytechnique. Since 2010 he is an associate Professor at Telecom ParisTech (ENST), Innovation Management topics.His research field is innovation management, organization and business models. In recent years he has been leading research projects in partnership with firms. Along with coauthoring or editing three books, he has published articles in International Journal of Project Management, International Journal of Automotive Technology Management, also giving speeches at International Product Development Management Conference and European Academy of Management.