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EMBA participants in innovation hub Boston

On October 23, a group of 30 Executive MBA participants and some HEC Alumni of the Greater Boston Area, were invited to Sanofi Genzyme in Boston, leading biotechnology company, focused on rare diseases, oncology and immunology.

Group of HEC EMBA participants at Sanofi in Boston

With the support of the French American Chamber of Commerce in New England, the HEC USA Office organized a company visit at Sanofi Genzyme.

The group of 30 participants from the HEC Executive MBA (class 2020) who major in Entrepreneurship and Innovation participated in roundtable discussions with several executives from the Boston entrepreneurial scene.

HEC Alumni Emmanuel Arnaud (H03), Founder CEO of HomeExchange, FrenchTech Boston President and Forbes Leadership contributor shared his views on the advantages of the Boston area as innovation hub. He also gave insights on the new Next 40 index (the 40 most promising French startups) which HomeExchange is part of.

This highly appreciated visit was part of a one week learning expedition supervised by Prof. Sihem Jouini, Academic Director of the HEC Paris EMBA Major/ HEC Executive Certificate Entrepreneurship and Innovation.