Dr David W. Versailles

 

 

Administrateur délégué, ISK Consulting SA

Senior consultant, Economist

 

 

  • Creation and Administration of SME
  • Design and implementation of governance schemes
  • Science management (admin)
  • Science management (principal investigator)
  • Management of multidisciplinary research teams (5 to 50 researchers)
  • Project management for complex programs (15k to 10+M EUR)
  • Research supervision for multidisciplinary projets
  • Definition and Implementation of radical reforms
  • CxO coaching

 

  • Strategic management of knowledge
  • Industrial economics; Industrial organization;
  • System integration; Systems of systems integration
  • Innovation theory and R&D Management
  • Management of technology;
    Management of complex programs
  • Business intelligence
  • Prospective and Foresight
  • Knowledge theory, Epistemology,
    Methodology of the social sciences

 

  • 1998: Doctorate (economics)
  • 2003: BTEM (Fr AF)
  • 2008: Habilitationschrift, HDR (economics)

 

  • French (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • German (fluent)
  • Italian (fluently read and spoken)

 

  • 2017+, Administrateur délégué and Owner, ISK CONSULTING SA
  • 2013+, (Full) Professor, PSB, PARIS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (service model)
    and co-head of the newPIC chair ("new Practices for Innovation and Creativity")
  • 2011+, Commercial director and senior economist, OBIZCO SARL (service model)

 

  • 2015-2017, Administrateur délégué, BBDJ SA (Lux)
  • 2015-2017, Directeur général, FranklinCovey France SAS, Paris (Fra)
  • 2009-2011, Director of consulting services, and Senior economist, OPEN SOLUTIONS SA/NV, Brussels (Bel)
  • 2002-2008, (Founding) Director, Research center of the French Air Force, and Dean for research, French Air Force Academy
  • 2000-2002, Chief scientist, Directorate for Financial Affairs (SGA/DAF), French Ministry of Defense,
    and Secretaire général adjoint, Observatoire économique de la Défense
  • 1993-1998, Allocataire de recherche, and then Attaché temporaire d'enseignement et de recherche, Faculté d'économie appliquée, Univ. Aix Marseille III (Paul Cezanne)

 

  • Aerospace industry (civilian and military)
  • Telecoms for aviation (with a special focus on Air traffic management and on Air operations)
  • Space industry
  • Defense and Security (industry, programs, budgets)

 

  • L-M-D levels
  • Executive education

 

Achievements as of OCT 31-2018
  • Scientific articles and books:
    • 25 articles published in peer-reviewed journals;
    • 18 articles in edited books;
    • 15+ research reports;
    • 2 book and 4 guest editorships for CNRS-ranked peer-reviewed journals
  • Conferences:
    • 80+ communications to academic conferences in Europe and abroad,
    • 30+ invited conferences and communications to professional conferences,
    • 15+ organizations of tracks and academic conferences;
  • Research projects:
    • 15 contracts as "principal invetigator"
    • 20+ contributions to "research contracts"

 

 

 

 

David W. Versailles

 

Contact details

  •   dwv (at) iskconsulting.net
  •  @dwv13
  •  @dwv13
  •   +352-0-6 71 01 21 58 (LUX)
  •   +33-0-6 09 52 54 56 (FRA)
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