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TIMSIT Jean-Philippe

Jean-Philippe TIMSIT

Associate Professor in Digital Strategy

Jean-Philippe Timsit is an sssociate professor at emlyon business school and he serves as Academic Director of the "Digital Transformation of Organisations" program.
Jean-Philippe is an expert in the field of digital strategy and competitive advantage ; his research interests focus on different types of strategies that companies can use to build a profitable and sustainable position on hyper-competitive markets.


2009- University Lecturer Qualification  – CNU 06

2008- Doctorate in Strategy and Innovation Management

2004- Master 2 in Research : emlyon - Strategic Management

2003- Master in Strategic Marketing  - Jean Moulin University (Lyon III)


2016– Google Certification - Digital Active 


2014 - Best Teacher Award - Rennes School of Business

Oct. 2009 - Marie Curie Fellowship

Post-doctoral Fellow in Strategic Management at CRP Henri Tudor (Luxembourg) during 2 years

Jul. 2006 - Research award - ISE

Visiting Doctoral Student at Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

2006 - Eurasmus research award

Funding for a research visiting at Karlstad University, Sweden. 


2017 - Today: Associate Professor– emlyon business school

Associate Professor in Digital Strategy and Academic Director of DTO program – Digital Transformation of Organisations. 


Juin 2016 – Today: AIMS - Member of the Board


2011 - 2017: Assistant Professor in Competitive & Digital Strategy - Rennes School of Business


Jun. 2013 - Jun. 2014 :Chairman of the committee for organisation of the 2014 AIMS conference

L'AIMS is the main French association of academics in management, strategy and organisation. we welcome more than 270 participants of 15 different nationalities; we received 262 articles and attended 162 presentations.


Jan. 2013 :Visiting Scholar Dublin Institute of Technology Teaching Advanced Strategic Management

EURASMUS Teaching stay


Sept. 2009 - Sept. 2011 : Research Fellow in Strategic Management at CRP Henri Tudor (Luxemburg)


Jan. – Apr. 2007: Visiting Doctoral Student - University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business


APr. 2006 :Visiting scholar at Karlstad University (Sweden)

Scientific CommitteesTop

Member of the editorial committee of the journal « Marché & Organisations »

Reviewer for academic journals :

-          Journal of business research

-          Journal of Business Strategy

-          Strategic Change

-          M@n@gement

-          Revue Française de Gestion

Referee for academic conferences:

-          Academy of Management

-          EURAM

-          Strategic Management Society

-          AIMS


Digital Strategy, Competitive Advantage, Industry dynamics, IO, RBV, pedagogical engeenering


Member of the AIMS board – Association Internationale de Management Stratégique

Courses taughtTop

-         Digital strategy – DTO program (Digital Transformation of Organisations)

-         Advanced Strategy – MSc in Management

Research InterestTop

Creating competitive advantage;

Digital technologies and competitive advantage ;

Mutli-agent simulations.