The Strategic Business Analytics Chair combines academic rigor with practical relevance
by bringing together practitioners and consultants from various industries, encouraging collaboration between professors from different departments and building bridges between research, teaching and real-world practice—notably through case studies. 

Prof. Dr. Jeroen Rombouts


Fabrice Marque

Founder and Executive

Director of the chair 

Dr. Jeroen Rombouts is a Professor of data science, he teaches big data analytics and data science courses at the executive MBA and master programs at ESSEC in Paris and Singapore. He intervenes as expert consultant on strategic business analytics. He published numerous scientific articles and is Associate editor of several quantitative scientific journals. 

Fabrice Marque is the Founder and Executive Director of the SBA chair. He has over 25 years of experience in shaping customer-centric vision and growth strategies for major companies, leading large transformation programs for clients in complex, digitally challenged and competitive environments.