Associate Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Academic Director of EDP Program
Associate Operation Director of Business Intelligence Center (BIC),
emlyon business school
DBA Advisor at emlyon business school

Dr. Lan is Associate Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Academic Director of EDP program at emlyon business school. He also serves as the Asia Representative for Academy of Management STR division. Dr. Lan earned his PhD in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011. He was on the faculty of Peking University HSBC Business School for almost a decade. And he was the founding director of its Research Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Dr. Lan’s research interests focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, with special emphasis on digital platform and open source software ecosystems. Dr. Lan has published over 30 research papers in SSCI and CSSCI journals, peer-reviewed academic books, and major academic conferences, including a Best Paper Award in AOM annual conference 2015. He provided media commentaries for Shenzhen TV, Phoenix TV, TV Korea, China Daily, Southern Daily, and Global Talents, etc. Dr. Lan also had extensive industry experiences. He worked as software architect for tech giant Motorola and startup companies in the US. He also provided consulting and executive training services to companies in China, including China Post, PKU Shenzhen Research Institute and many startups.

PhD in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

MS in EECS, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

MS in Computer Science, Peking University, China

BE in Computer Engineering, Tongji University, China

Digital Platform Ecosystem Strategy, Open Source Software Ecosystem, Technology Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business
Technology Entrepreneurship, Technology Innovation Management, Management Information System, International Business, Strategic Management