Anne-Laure Fayard is Full Professor at Nova SBE and the ERA Chair in Social Innovation. She is also Visiting Senior Fellow in the Department of Management at London School of Economics. Anne-Laure is an ethnographer of work, whose interests involve collaboration, innovation, design technology. Her work has been published in several leading journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Information System Research and Harvard Business Review. She is also the author with Anca Metiu of The Power of Writing in Organizations and has co-edited with Raza Mir The Routledge Companion to Anthropology and Business.
Her research as well as social innovation projects has been frequently highlighted in major newspapers such as New York Times, Financial Times, The Economist, The Guardian and Le Monde.
Prior to joining NOVA, Anne-Laure was a faculty member at New York University where she was the Founding Faculty advisor for the Design Lab @ NYU MakerSpace and Design for America of NYU. She had been faculty at INSEAD in Singapore and France. She has held visiting positions at the Center of Sociology of Innovation at Ecole des Mines in Paris and at Design London and the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group at the Imperial College Business School in London.