Jabril Bensedrine ,
Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

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Jabril Bensedrine NYU Tandon School of Engineering The Triana Group

Jabril Bensedrine is a strategy and business development adviser for technology companies: 80+ companies in 10 years, some of them for 7 years in a row, including technology-transfer, midsize, and divisions of $1+ billion groups. He is the founder of the technology business development firm The Triana Group, and shareholder of SESA SYSTEMS, Inc., North-American joint-venture with the world leader in Lean Enterprise and Industry 4.0 with clients ranging from Rolls Royce to Airbus, Dupont, Medtronic, Toyota, Bosch, Philips, and hundreds more. He is also experienced as a funded entrepreneur. 

Involved in a variety of fascinating technologies and sectors: Hardware, ranging from sensors and IOT, lasers and infrared, new materials, and industrial equipment; Industry 4.0. & lean manufacturing (5S, Kaizen, TPM, etc); Software, ranging from AI and AR to cloud-native ERP; Healthcare and life sciences. Always looking to learn more, team up with great people, develop new collaborations, share my (modest) experience, and hoping to make a difference.

Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and the graduate Capstone course. 


Jabril Bensedrine holds both a Doctorate and a PhD in Business Strategy from AACSB-accredited Essec Business School. He is the recipient of the AIMS International Best Dissertation Award. He completed his Post-Doctoral work in strategy at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley. He received multiple grants for technology transfer feasibility studies and new technology market assessment, as well as grants from the France-Berkeley Fund, the European Commission's EUSSIRF scholarship, the European Commission EDAMBA scholarship. His individual and co-authored papers were published by Edward Elgar, Revue Francaise de Gestion, Oxford University Press, John Wiley & Sons. He has presented in international conferences including at the European Science Foundation, the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society. He is now a regular speaker for organizations as diverse as the Taiwan Startup Stadium and the World Trade Organization. Jabril Bensedrine is a board member for ESSEC and U.C. Berkeley Haas Alumni, and serves as the Chair of the FACC NY Technology & Entrepreneurship Committee.