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Jean-Luc Boulnois

  • Adjunct Lecturer
Academic Division: Entrepreneurship


Dr. Boulnois is Executive Chairman of Microline Surgical, Inc., a medical device company where he was the President and Chief Executive Officer for 10 years until 2013. Microline is a worldwide leader in reposable electro-surgical instruments. From 1999 to 2004, Dr. Boulnois was Executive Director at Arrow International where, as part of the Global Business Development Group in charge of mergers and acquisitions, he lead the technology and market assessment team. From 1995 to 1999, Dr. Boulnois was co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sometec, an innovative international medical device company in the area of non-invasive monitoring. From 1988 until 1994, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Technomed International Inc., a medical company specializing in non-invasive technologies for urology. For the 9 previous years, he held various positions at Quantel SA, a French company where he developed scientific and medical lasers first as staff scientist and later as Vice-President of Engineering; he also was a Director of Quantel International, the California parent company. Dr. Boulois currently serves as Director of a public company listed on the Euronext, and a Boston-based venture capital financed, private medical device firm. Dr. Boulnois is co-author of 5 books and more than 35 peer-reviewed scientific articles in applied physics and biophysics. In 1976, he was Lecturer in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Princeton University, and subsequently was Visiting Professor for 6 years at the Centre d'Etudes Suprieures de Mcanique at Paris University. Dr. Boulnois has been an invited speaker on Entrepreneurship at Groupe Vivendi, France-Telecom, and Sodexho. Dr. Boulnois is a bi-national French and American, and has lived for 30 year in the United States.

Academic Degrees

  • EMBA, HEC School of Management
  • Ph D, Princeton University
  • M.Sc., Centre d'Etudes Superieures de Mecanique, Paris University

Academic Interest / Expertise

Entrepreneurial Finance; Entrepreneurship


  • Degree Courses 2022