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HE Vivianna Fang

Department : Management
Associate Professor
Campus de Cergy

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Biography

Prof. He studies collaboration in three innovation-related contexts: new venture teams, research and development projects, and open-source software communities. Her research, which combines organizational and psychological theories in novel ways, has been published in leading international journals and won competitive national grants. Her teaching covers strategy and entrepreneurship domains. Prof. He collaborates with big Pharma, small biotechs, and investors in research and teaching.

Diplomas

  • 2013 : PhD in Management (George Washington University, United States of America)

Career

    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2020 - Present : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 2015 - 2020 : Senior Lecturer (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland)
    • 2013 - 2015 : Post-doctoral Researcher & Lecturer (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland)

Awards

  • 2020 : Best Dissertation-Based Paper Award, OB Division (Academy of Management)
  • 2012 : Conference Best Paper Award, Psychology of Entrepreneurship Track (International Council for Small Business)

Grants

  • 2017 - 2021 : Leading and Coordinating Knowledge Creation in Online Communities (Swiss National Science Foundation , Switzerland)
  • 2017 - 2020 : Learning More when Learning Together: Antecedents and Consequences of New Venture Team Learning (Swiss National Science Foundation , Switzerland)

Teaching

  • 2021 - Present : New Venture Design and Planning (Grande Ecole - Master in Management ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2020 - Present : Entrepreneurship (Global MBA ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2019 - Present : Entrepreneurial Learning: Theory, Practice, & Play ( Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich Switzerland)
  • 2018 - Present : Academic Writing ( Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich Switzerland)
  • 2014 - Present : Industry and Competitive Analysis ( Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich Switzerland)

Research activities

    Organization of a conference or a seminar

  • 2016 - 2020 : Organizer, MTEC research seminar, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2019 : Conference Co-Organizer (with Nina Geilinger, Georg von Krogh, & Ce Zhang), Organizing in the Era of Digital Technology, Switzerland
  • 2013 - 2016 : Organizer, Innovation Brownbag Speaker Series at the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (MTEC), ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Function in an academic association

  • 2018 : Award committee member, International Human Resource Management Scholarly Award, Academy of Management
  • Other academic activity

  • 2020 : - Present : Special issue Co-Editor (with Bart Clarysse & Chris Tucci), The internet of things: Managerial & entrepreneurial opportunities, Technovation