Heritiana Ranaivoson (Assisting project manager)
Heritiana Ranaivoson - Assisting project manager
Heritiana Ranaivoson is Senior Researcher and Project Leader at iMinds-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) since 2010. He has led several projects at international, national and local levels, funded by public (e.g. European Commission, Unesco) or private (e.g. Google, VRT) organizations. Before joining iMinds, he was associate researcher at Cerna, the Centre for Industrial Economics at Mines ParisTech (2008-2010). He holds a MSc in Economics and Management from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (ENS Cachan) and a PhD in Industrial Economics from Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne. He currently takes part to projects including ImmersiaTV, I-Media-Cities, and Creative Value Chains.
His research and teaching fields include media innovation, cultural diversity, copyright, and the impact of ICT on the media and cultural industries. He has published papers in journals such as The Journal of Media Innovations; Info. The journal of policy, regulation and strategy for telecommunications, information and media; Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice; the Unesco Institute for Statistics Technical Paper; the ENCATC Journal of Cultural Management and Policy; Observatorio; Michigan State International Law Review; Revue Française de Socio-Economie; Hermès and the Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues. He has been a visiting lecturer in the universities of Paris 1, Lyon 3, Senghor (Egypt), Paris 8, Science-Po Lille, Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis (Belgium) and at Ina Sup. He was a member of the Unesco Expert Group on the Statistical measurement of the diversity of cultural expressions (2007-2011) and has been since 2008 member of the U40 Network „Cultural Diversity 2030“.