Gérald Duffing is Director of the ICN Grande Ecole Program ("ICN Diploma") since 2008. He joined ICN Business School in 2000 as Associate Professor. He obtained two master's degrees in computer science in 1993 and 1994 (in the field of management of financial information systems, then in fundamental computer science), then a doctorate in computer science in 1999 (in the field of information retrieval and more particularly images). In parallel, Gérald exercised until 2012, a professional activity in a passenger transport SME, as co-manager and IT manager.
He teaches at ICN Business School as well as at the University of Lorraine since 2000, at master and MBA levels. His teaching activities concern the management of information systems; he has also led four Artem workshops. He is also the developer of a complete management simulation game for an MBA and master audience.
His areas of interest in teaching and research include management, governance and auditing of information systems (he is ISACA's academic advocate), designing support systems business intelligence, information research and business intelligence systems. From 2000 to 2014, he conducted his research activities at LORIA, where he prepared his PhD.
From an administrative point of view, Gérald successively directed several academic and professional departments at ICN before taking charge of the Grande Ecole program in 2008. He is actively involved in the development and evolution of the program in France and abroad.
DUFFING, G., T.ABDESSEMED, K.MNISRI, “La créativité s’initie et se cultive d’abord à l’Ecole ! La perspective ICN”, Grandes Ecoles et Universités Magazine, 2013
DUFFING, G., O. F. W.ONIFADE, O.THIERY, A. O.OSOFISAN , “Study of Risk Factors in Competitive Intelligence Decision Making: A Cognitive Approach” in Competitive Intelligence and Decision Problems., Amos David Ed., Wiley-ISTE, chap. 5, 2013
FINSTAD-MILION, K., L. GROEGER, G. DUFFING, A. CELAYA, “Empowering Students as Agents of Sustainable Change: Global Vision for Local Action” in Envisioning India’s Future: Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, Happiness & Wellbeing., Jaipuria Institute of Management Ed., Bloomsbury, 2022
FINSTAD-MILION, K., L. GROEGER, G. DUFFING, A. CELAYA, “Empowering Students as Agents of Sustainable Change: From Global Vision to Local Actions” in 9th International Conference on Youth 2025, Jaipuria Institute of Management, 2022, Jaipur, India
DUFFING, G. – “TravelNice : voyager demain différemment grâce aux technologies de l’information ?” – 2018, Centrale des Cas et des Médias Pédagogiques (CCMP), Paris, France
DUFFING, G. – “Travelnice: “The Spirit of Travel”. Will information technology change the way we travel tomorrow?” – 2020, Centrale des Cas et des Médias Pédagogiques (CCMP), Paris, France