Léa Kiwan-Daniel is a PhD Holder and consultant specialized in digital transformation and new disruptive technologies. She holds a PhD from Nice university in France and double masters (Msc & MBA) in digital marketing from Skema Business School and ESG Paris. She has 10 years of experience in teaching & directing masters programs in innovation, digital Marketing and digital Transformation in various Business schools across France including IPAG and Skema business schools. Lea has also a corporate background in digital consultancy as she previously worked for multinational firms like Johnson & Johnson and Amadeus. She is currently a lecturer and the Industry Engagement Lead at De Montfort University Dubai.



Innovation & New Disruptive Technologies


Aslam, M. S., Ali, I., Qammar, A., Kiwan, L., & Dhir, A. (2022). How knowledge acquisition creates a competitive edge? A qualitative inquiry from international consultancy alliance. International Marketing Review

Kiwan, L., & Lazaric, N. (2019). Learning a new ecology of space and looking for new routines: Experimenting robotics in a surgical team. In Routine Dynamics in Action: Replication and Transformation. Emerald Publishing Limited.

Kiwan, L. (2017). Effects of a new technology on expertise. Case of robotics in bariatric surgery (Doctoral dissertation, Université Côte d'Azur (ComUE))


(2018) How organizational routines constitute professional expertise. Reviewing before publication in Routine 
Dynamics in Action: Replication and Transformation. Emerald Publishing Limited 

PhD in Management and Business Administration : ” Effects of a new technology on expertise : case of robotics in bariatic surgery” University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, University Côte D’azur, E.D. DESPEG (2012 – 2017) MBA Masters of Business Administration, Marketing and Publicity Ecole Supérieure de Gestion (ESG) - Paris, France (2012) Master of Science MSc : International Marketing and Business Development SKEMA Business School - Sophia Antipolis, France (2010-2011)

Direct & Digital Marketing Strategic e-Marketing Marketing Analytics Previous courses tought: CRM, ERP courses , digital marketing, operational marketing

Nomination for best doctoral thesis (2017) University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis


European group for organizational studies, EGOS, Cophenhague, Denmark (2017)

Congrès Connected Health Monaco, Monaco (2016)
Séminaires Maison des Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société Sud-Est,

MSHS Groupe Santé Axe 2, Nice (2015)
Grand Tutorat du Sud, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, ISEM, Nice, France (2015)

Grand Tutorat du Sud, Université Aix Marseille, Gap, France (2014)

The third European Conference for High Reliability Organizations: Poster « The effects of Augmented Reality on expertise : case of medical surgeries », Aix en Provence, France (2013)

Previously : EGOS European Group for Organizational Studies Maison des Sciences de l'Homme et