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Derek Abell

Derek Abell

Derek Abell


Professor Derek F. Abell is Founding President and Professor Emeritus of ESMT-European School of Management and Technology in Berlin. His primary teaching and research interests are in strategic marketing, general management, leadership in technology-based industry, and the broader responsibilities of the executive "beyond the bottom line".

From 1981-2003 he was Professor of Strategy and Marketing at IMD, Lausanne, and parallel to that, from 1994-2003, Professor of Technology and Management at the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology (ETH Zurich and EPF Lausanne).

He was Dean of IMEDE (the institutional predecessor of IMD) from 1981-1989, and from 1969-1981 a full-time faculty member at the Harvard Business School.

He has published five books and numerous articles. His most recent book Managing with Dual Strategies: Mastering the Present; Preempting the Future, published by Free Press, New York received particular attention in the world business community.