Dr Georges Haour is Professor of Management at IMD, Switzerland. He also acts as an adviser to companies on effectively managing innovation. Born and raised in Lyon, France, he holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Toronto, Canada. Prior to IMD, for nine years, he managed a 35 staff business unit at Battelle, in Geneva, carrying out innovation projects funded by firms. He has 8 patents and more than 100 publications. His latest book is on innovation in China, titled Created in China; how China is becoming a global innovator (London, 2016). Release of the mandarin version: early 2017, by CITIC Press, in Beijing. His previous books are: Resolving the Innovation Paradox (2004) and From Science to Business (2011), both with Palgrave, London.