: Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi is the new Dean and President of ESSEC.
ESSEC was founded in 1907 and is one of the world’s top management schools. It holds the “triple crown” accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. They currently have 5,867 students and a faculty comprised of 162 full-time professors, 20 of which are emeritus professors, in France and Singapore.
Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi is 47 years old and was a professor of Statistics at the University of Naples Federico II in Italy. He has been a visiting professor and lecturer at several universities and research centers throughout Europe, the United States and Asia.
He holds a Doctorate in Computational Statistics from the University of Naples Federico II as well as a Master’s in Business and Economics from the same institution. In 2007 he joined ESSEC as a professor of statistics and was elected Dean of Faculty in December 2011.
He was re-elected for a second term in 2015 with 93 per cent of the votes. As the Dean of Academic Affairs, and consequently a member of ESSEC's Executive Committee, he was responsible for the management and development of the faculty.
Recognized internationally for his expertise, Vinzi is the author of approximately 80 scientific articles, and subsequently over 7,000 citations, published in international journals on topics ranging from Big Data to Business Analytics.
Between 2012 and 2015, Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi served as President of the International Society of Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS).
During the interim period, he ensured a successful transition with the support of the entire ESSEC community.
The previous Dean was Jean-Michel Blanquer, who served as Dean and President of ESSEC from 2013 to 2017.
Blanquer is now the France's Minister of National Education.