Pascal Le Masson is Professor at MINES ParisTech – PSL Research University, Chair of Design Theory and Methods for Innovation (DTMI). He is deputy Director of the Center of Management Science – i3 (UMR CNRS 9217). He is honorary Professor of Leicester University. He works on design theory and methods for innovation. He has published, with Benoit Weil and Armand Hatchuel, “Strategic Management of Innovation and Design” (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and “design theory” (Springer, 2017) and several papers in international journals. He co-chairs (with Eswaran Subrahmanian, Carnegie Mellon Univ.) the “Design Theory” Special Interest group of the Design Society and he chairs the Innovation Management” Special Interest Group of the European Academy of Management. He is scientific committee member of several institutions (IHEST, IHEIE, Telecom Business School) and area editor of the Research in Engineering Design Journal. He conducts collaborative research with several companies in particular with the partners of the DTMI Chair: Airbus, Dassault Systèmes, RATP, Renault, SNCF, ST-Microelectronics, Thales, Helvetia, Ereie, Vivasanté, Nutriset.