EPFL EMBA:
HARNESSING INNOVATION

The longest running European EMBA focused on technology and innovation management

EPFL EMBA PARTICIPANTS

PARTICIPANTS 2021-22

Alexandre Caboussat

Nationality: Switzerland

Industry: Higher Education

Alexandre Caboussat is an associate professor of management science at the Geneva School of Business Administration (HES-SO). He is department chair and member of the management board. Previously he was an assistant professor at the University of Houston, Texas, and has participated to the creation of a spin-off at EPFL. He has a background in computational science and scientific computing, and a PhD from EPFL.

Why I chose EPFL EMBA?

Innovation is an important theme for higher education institutions. EPFL EMBA allows me to upskill, stay sharp, learn, and get a broader view on business administration, together with an innovation flavor that is particularly important for my teaching, research and administrative activities, and my personal development.
Ana Borges

Nationality: Portugal

Industry: FMCG

Ana Borges is a Senior Scientist in Advanced Quality involved in the Innovation Process at Philip Morris. She started as a Product Designer, moving into several other positions where her technical background was needed, developing at the same time a more strategic vision. She has also experience in Sustainability and Customer Care for Small Electronics.

Why I chose EPFL EMBA?

EPFL EMBA focus on Innovation and Technology was the best step to take for career progression and personal development. EPFL's reputation made it an even easier choice.

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PARTICIPANTS 2022-23

Alexandre Dufaux

Nationality: Swiss

Industry: FMCG

Alexandre Dufaux is a Risk Manager covering External Asset Managers units at Bank Julius Baer & Co Ltd., a leading Swiss private bank. He has previously worked at UBS Switzerland AG and has international experience having worked abroad and in Switzerland for various markets. He cofounded in parallel a pet food company, raised funds to setup a complete production facility in Bussigny (Switzerland) and focus now on further growing profitably the company.

Why I chose EPFL EMBA?

I was looking for an EMBA, attended different information sessions and knew without hesitation after EPFL's that my decision was made. The focus on Innovation management together with EPFL's reputation attract some of the most creative minds, high-caliber professors and reunites all of them in a thrilling environment in EPFL campus.
Bruno Zemp

Nationality: Swiss

Industry: Manufacturing

Bruno leads the Advanced Engineering Team at SCHURTER AG and owns a crucial role in the company’s product innovation process. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Lucerne, and an M.Eng. in Mechatronics from the University of Applied Science in Konstanz.

Why I chose EPFL EMBA?

EPFL’s worldwide excellent reputation and this unique EMBA program focusing on innovation harnessing will bring me to the next level - how exciting!

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