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Class profile


120 Students


24 Average age


50% Women


13 Nationalities


All academic backgrounds welcome

Entrepreneurs student background

Academic Team

Our aim is to create an entrepreneurial hub in Paris. Through an original, multidisciplinary and multicultural approach, we hope to inspire many generations of entrepreneurs so they can face future challenges, and help nurture future business leaders who will one day dominate world markets. 

Sihem Jouini and Bruno Martinaud

  • Sihem JOUINI, Academic Director of the X-HEC Entrepreneurs program. Associate Professor at HEC Paris and Director of the EMBA "Innovate as an Entrepreneur" major
  • Bruno MARTINAUD, Director of the Technology Venture Master Program at Ecole Polytechnique and of the X-HEC Entrepreneurs program
  • Alain BLOCH, Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris
  • Philippe DROBINSKI, Head of the Dynamic Meteorology Lab at École Polytechnique
  • Frédéric ISELIN, Affiliate Professor, HEC and director of the EMBA "Accelerate your Project" major
  • Etienne KRIEGER, Affiliate Professor, HEC and director of Challenge Plus Program
  • Anne‐Laure SELLIER, Associate Professor of Marketing at HEC Paris
  • Olivier SIBONI, Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris
  • Olivier YOUNES, Founding CEO of EXPEN and professor at HEC Paris
  • Many entrepreneurs and guest speakers


HEC Paris is one of the world’s top research schools in economics and management. Our faculty push the boundaries of knowledge by producing the highest quality research. They aim to have an impact on pedagogy, management practices, public policies and society at large.

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