Etienne Krieger, a graduate of HEC and a doctor of management science from the University of Paris-Dauphine, is an entrepreneur and teacher at HEC Paris.
Affiliated professor at the HEC Group, founder and former director of the HEC Start-Up Institute, he leads training and coaching programs for entrepreneurs and SME managers.
He is President of the Club Challenge +, an association of about a hundred leaders of innovative companies. He is also a member of the investment committee of the venture capital fund Phitrust Impact Investors.
He is also co-founder, director and/or advisor of several technology companies, notably from the HEC and Télécom Sud Paris incubators. He accompanied Xiring as an independent director from its listing on Euronext Paris in 2006 until Ingenico's friendly takeover bid in late 2011.
He is also co-founder and director of the Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Co-author of the book "De l'entreprise traditionnelle à la start-up : les nouveaux modèles de développement", he has published several articles on the theme of innovation, confidence and financing of young companies.
He is the director of the "Outils de Pilotage" collection at NetPME, where he has developed several software programs to assist in the creation of companies, financial management and the management of innovative projects.