Patrick Delamaire is adjunct professor at HEC Paris, in executive education programs and at the "grande école". He is academic director of several HEC programs in Europe and Asia, is certified executive coach - in international and multicultural environments - and co-developed the Global Executive Coaching program at HEC. He is also associate professor at Polytech Paris-Saclay where he coordinates the pedagogy of several courses. His fields of expertise are leadership, especially in geographically dispersed teams, coaching, change, and communication.
Previously, Patrick worked for 17 years in worldwide leading companies like Apple, VELUX, and Pinnacle Systems, where he occupied various senior management positions. From London, he drove at Apple the business development of iPod in retail in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle- East and Africa). He started his career in space research at ONERA (The French Aerospace Lab).
In 2015, Patrick received from the HEC Foundation Awards the Bruno Roux de Bézieux Prize for Pedagogical Initiative, with the “Plein Sens Academy”. In 2019, he was involved in the drafting (as co-author) of 2 white books at HEC Paris.
He graduated from HEC Paris MBA in 1992 and as an engineer from Polytech Paris-Saclay (engineer).