President & Founder of bluenove Group, a consulting and software technology company based in Montreal and Paris specialized in Open Innovation and Collective Intelligence he started in 2008. With a team of 40, bluenove has delivered +200 projects to +100 customers Check: www.bluenove.com From 2001 to 2008 at Orange, he headed different positions in innovation and business development. In 2006, he created the 'Orange Start Up Programme' to foster partnerships with start-ups and VCs with focus on WEB 2.0 and convergence. From 2003 to 2006, as Bus.Dev. Director at Orange France, he launched various projects most of them being Woldwide or European premieres such as the emergency location services for Senior users (eg. Alzheimer bracelet from Medical Intelligence), the M-coaching quit-smoking sms program, the sms Juke Box,etc. In addition, he managed the fast growing Mobile Music activities within Orange France, including the launch of the Music Portal and the Full Track Dowload services, thus developing strong relationships with the Majors. From 2001 to 2003, he managed the Orange incubator (Inventmobile) focusing on innovative mobile services: among them was Mobivillage valued from 1,5 M€ in 2001 to 15M€ when acquired by the Japanese company ForSide in 2004. He has been in the area of high-tech early-stage financing since 2000: first as COO of a French incubator and then as Managing Director of the Swedish fund Speed Ventures in France. Prior to that, he spent 3 years in Consulting as Senior Project Manager at Cambridge Technology Partners. From 1996 to 1997, he was International Bus. Dev. Manager for the Accor Group. He started his carrier in 1990 in the aerospace industry with Eurocopter (EADS Group) first in Procurement in the USA (Dallas) and later as Area Sales Manager of Commercial helicopters in Northern Europe before to start-up his own business in aircraft financing services.
Co-Fondateur et Co-Président bluenove, Auteur
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