Rony Germon

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship



Campus: Paris et Nice



2013: Doctorat en développement durable, Université de Technologie de Troyes, France

2009: Master en ingénierie et management, , Université de Technologie de Troyes, France

  • Biography
  • Selected publications
  • Professional experiences

Rony Germon is part of l’IPAG Entrepreneurship & Family Business Center. His researches mainly focus on entrepreneurship issues and especially on disadvantaged entrepreneurs (ethnic minority, LGBTQ+, disabled entrepreneurs, etc.) as well as on the transformation of the business model by technologies (Artificial intelligence, blockchain, etc.). He is interested in topics such as entrepreneurial intention and cognitive approach to entrepreneurship. For almost ten years, he has been in charge of innovation, educational and digital transformation of teaching in different types of institutions: business, engineering, or digital schools, as well as pure players in digital learning. Rony is also the author of a series of French-speaking MOOCs on entrepreneurship and crowdfunding.

Germon, R., Leloarne, S., Razgallah, M., Safraou, I. and Maalaoui, A. (2019), "The role of sexual orientation in entrepreneurial intention: the case of Parisian LGB people", Journal of Organizational Change Management, Vol. 33 No. 3, pp. 527-544.

Maalaoui, A., Perez, C., Bertrand, G., Razgallah, M., Germon, R. (2018), "Cruel Intention” or “Entrepreneurship Intention” : What did you expect ? An overview of the Entrepreneurship Intention research field – an interaction perspective. Malin Brännback; Alan Carsrud. A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial Cognition and Intention, Edward Elgar, pp.7-47.

Maalaoui, A., Germon, R. (2017). “Entrepreneurial Intention through the Cognitive Psychology Approach: Past, Present and Future Research”: Interview with Prof. Alan Carsrud. Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat, Vol. 16 No. 2, pp. 17 – 26.

Maalaoui, A., & Germon, R. (2014). “Didier Roche: les gens différents développent d'extraordinaires compétences“. Entreprendre et innover, Vol. 20. pp. 78-86.

Germon, R., Laclemence, P., Birregah, B. (2011) "A matrix approach for Threat Assessment on Human Capital in SMEs", (2011), International Journal of Business and Management Studies, Vol.3 No2

Germon, R., Laclémence, P., Birregah, B. (2010), “Sécurité économique des PME par la protection du cycle du savoir.”, Revue Internationale d'Intelligence Economique, Vol. 2 No2, pp. 251-262.

Since 2020: Associate Professor of entrepreneurship and innovation, IPAG Business School, France

2019 – 2020: Dean for Education, EdTech Group Galileo Global Education, France

2018-2019: Dean for Digital Pedagogies & Pedagogical Innovation, Pôle Léonard de Vinci (ESILV - EMLV - IIM), France

2014-2017: Head of Master of Science Data Management, Paris School of Business, France

2012 – 2017: Associate professor, Paris School of Business, France

Research Areas

Entrepreneur désavantagé, Intention entrepreneuriale, LGBTQ+ entrepreneur, Transformation Business Model

Teaching Areas

Management, Stratégie d’entreprise, Entrepreneuriat, Intelligence Economique, Business Takeover and Transfer, Lean start-up