Professor Anne-Laure Mention is the Director of the Global Business Innovation Enabling Capability Platform (GBI-ECP) and a (full) Professor of Management at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Anne-Laure is a visiting Professor at Université de Liège, Belgium and the Deputy Head of the Centre d’Evaluation de la Performance des Entreprises. She is also a visiting Professor at Tampere University, Finland, and a Fintech & Blockchain Fellow at Singapore University of Social Sciences.
Anne-Laure is currently leading several European H2020 projects as chief investigator and have raised over 6 M EUR in H2020 funding over 2018-2020. She sits on the scientific or advisory board of several international organisations in the field of technology and innovation management. For bridging industry-academia cooperation, Anne-Laure has been awarded the prestigious IBM Faculty Award twice for her research on innovation.
Anne-Laure is one of the founding editors of the Journal of Innovation Management, was the Deputy Head of the ISPIM Advisory Board, from 2011 until it was discontinued in 2018. More recently (June 2023) she has been appointed Director, Community Engagement & Impact to the ISPIM Board. Anne-Laure’s research has been featured in top level journals and outreach publications globally. She is a co-editor of a book series on Open Innovation, published by World Scientific/Imperial College Press. Anne-Laure has built one of the largest research teams focusing on open innovation research across Asia Pacific with research projects sitting at the intersection of strategy, technology, and people, across units of analysis.
Anne-Laure’s research interests revolve around open and collaborative innovation, digital innovation and transformation across knowledge-intensive services, university-industry cooperation, innovation in business-to-business services, with a particular focus on financial industry and FinTech, technology management, and business venturing.