Jana Thiel

Associate Professor

Main contributions

Revue de l'Entrepreneuriat (2022), Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (2019), International Small Business Journal (2019)

Discipline: Strategy
Faculty: Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Operations
Expertise: Theories of entrepreneurial action, entrepreneurial strategy, technology commercialization, new venture teams, team governance, corporate entrepreneurship.


Jana Thiel will join the EDHEC Business School in January 2024, to lead research and to teach in various programmes on how entrepreneurs conceptualize and implement their strategies and how they structure and manage team production under uncertainty. Prior to her current position as a Senior Research at ETH Zurich and Visting Lecturer at Imperial College Business School (since 2017), she was an Assistant Professor at Maastricht University. Jana holds a PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (2012). Jana has also been the co-​founder of the SaaS B2B business Halalati, a provider of facebook marketing applications. She has published numerous articles in international journals such as Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, International Small Business Journal, and Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat.