Professor Gailly's research activities focus on innovation-based strategies and innovation support systems
Professor Gailly has a PhD in Applied Sciences from the Université catholique de Louvain, a European Master in Society, Science and Technology from Roskilde University and an MBA from INSEAD. He teaches innovation management and strategy at master and executive level in the Center for Research in Entrepreneurial Change and Innovative Strategies (CRECIS) of the Louvain School of Management, where he held the Puilaetco Chair in Management and Financing of Technology Innovation. He is Program Director of the executive master in innovation management and former President of the commission of the Academic Council of the University regarding the transfer and valorization of research results. His research focuses on innovation-based strategies and innovation and entrepreneurship support systems. He is a former manager at McKinsey, Board member and advisor for several companies (both large firms and start-ups) and expert for the European Commission.