Jean-Bernard Girault

Adjunct Professor at HEC Paris


  • HEC Paris




HEC Paris

Serial intrapreneur and entrepreneur, Jean-Bernard co-founded several startups, including HTS Consulting and WiserSKILLS.

Former director of major industry groups, and strategy consultant, Jean-Bernard specializes in issues relating to strategy, innovation, and organizational transformation. His passion is to “have positive impact” and concretely help his clients succeed in evolving environments where innovation and the ability to adapt are essential. He teaches at the HEC Paris business school.

The goal of WiserSKILLS is to provide a real solution that helps companies identify the skills at their disposal, and those skills that they need to develop. This involves leveraging people’s know-how and motivations to enhance internal mobility. It’s about enabling employees to develop their job potential while taking control of their own career paths in an adult-to-adult relationship with HR and their managers.


  • Executive MBA HEC (CPA Paris) HEC Paris (1999 — 2000)
  • Innovation Management & Entrepreneurial Leadership Babson College (1999 — 1999)
  • M.Sc. Strategic Management HEC School of Management (1990 — 1992)
  • Classe préparatoire aux grandes écoles Montaigne (Bordeaux) (1987 — 1989)


  • CEO & Cofounder WiserSKILLS (2016)
  • CEO & Cofounder HTS Consulting (2011)
  • Adjunct Professor HEC Paris (2011)
  • Partner EUROGROUP CONSULTING (2003 — 2011)
  • Manager Algoé (2001 — 2003)
  • Vice-President Sales and Marketing France/Benelux – Plastics BASF (1998 — 2001)
  • Controller of the Plastics BU BASF (1997 — 1999)
  • Sales Manager - « Acoustic insulation » product range BASF (1995 — 1997)
  • Marketing Manager and Key Account Manager, Styrodur brand BASF (1992 — 1995)


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