Francis de Véricourt

Francis de Véricourt is a professor of management science at ESMT European School of Management and Technology. From August 2010 until August 2013 he was on leave at INSEAD, where he was an associate professor of technology and operations management and the Paul Dubrule Chaired Professor of Sustainable Development. He was the associate dean of research at ESMT from 2007 to 2010. Before joining ESMT in 2007, Francis was an associate professor of operations management at Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. In 2000, he was a post-doctoral researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Francis received his PhD in Operations Research with Honors from Université Paris VI, France, in 2000. He holds an honors degree in Engineering in Applied Mathematics and Information Technology from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'lnformatique et de Mathematiques Appliquées de Grenoble (ENSIMAG).

Francis’s general research interest is in the area of data-driven and managerial decision-making, with a current focus on health care, business sustainability, and service systems. He is the author of many research articles and has extensively published in leading academic journals, including Management Science, Operations Research, and American Economic Review. For his research, he has received a number of outstanding awards, including the 2011 MSOM best paper award of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. He also holds editorial positions in flagship journals in operations research and management science.

Francis received numerous teaching awards for delivering classes to MBA and Executive MBA students at ESMT and INSEAD. He frequently teaches Executive Education Programs and is a regular speaker in academic and industry forums.