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CONSULTING PROJECT.

blondiauBusiness Consultant & Coach at Solvay Entrepreneurs, Catherine helps entrepreneurs and existing companies to innovate and improve the way they work. She helps them design and implement winning business models. She also also coaches individuals to help them reveal their full potential.

DATA ANALYTICS.

georgeMartine George holds a MBA and a PhD in physical sciences. She has over 25 years of professional experience, including 15 spent developing business analytics teams within large organizations from different industries. She is Professor of Management Practice at Solvay Brussels School and Talent Development Director of the Accenture Chair of Strategic Business Analytics at ESSEC Business School, Paris. Passionate about developing talent and organizations in business analytics, she is also ICF certified coach, facilitator & trainer.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT.

hoffmannWith more than 20 years business experience, including 12 years of consulting, Frederic acquired a broad expertise in Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) by implementing PPM best practices, methods & tools for major international private & public institutions.
He is now part of the Transformation Office of BNP Paribas Fortis where he’s responsible for project & portfolio management tools.
He is also lecturer and coach at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management for the Executive Program and for the MBA in Brussels and in Vietnam (Saigon and Hanoi).
He holds a master degree in Economics and a postgraduate master degree in Management of Information Technology.

INNOVATION MANAGEMENT.

metselaarAn all-round Innovation Expert with almost 30 years of global experience in the consumer goods industry (Procter & Gamble). A track record of innovation-driven results through leadership of programs and development of people and organizations across the globe. On the ground working experience in Europe, North America, and Asia. Built specific expertise in Innovation Leadership: how leaders assume accountability to build an organizational culture deep into their organizations – where each individual is in flow, growing amazing relationships in winning teams that produce breakthrough results.
Recently directed experiences and expertise to help leaders connect with self and their people to make their organizations thrive in today’s VUCA times – as well as inspire juniors to aspire be such leaders.

CONSULTING PROJECT.

romainSpecialties:
* Client/Account management : budget, sales, negotiation, requests, internal affairs
* Project & Program Management / Change Management / Strategic View
* Business Process Improvments (BPI) methods based on Lean Six Sigma
* End user perspective
* Analytical skills : presentation and analysis in FMCG universe. Analytical problem structuring. Quantitative/Qualitative modeling
* Innovation : Products/Services innovation and development
* Member of the Infopreneurs community

CONSULTING PROJECT.

spindlerDaniel Spindler is consultant since 1985. He is also a co-founder of companies. He has conducted numerous assignments in a wide variety of economic sectors (such as retail, industrial equipment, manufacturing, media,..) and has worked with companies in France, UK, Germany, Belgium. As a Professor at Solvay Brussels School, he teaches courses of entrepreneurial strategy, growth strategy, strategy for the Company’s Board of Directors.

NEW VENTURE LAB.

verdinOlivier is co-founder of OpenHR, bought by Arinso in 2006 following to an important international growth. He also co-founded 87seconds and AppTweak. He is now involved in several web start-ups.

NEW VENTURE LAB.

Olivier Witmeur is Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (Université Libre de Bruxelles – ULB). He mainly teaches Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Finance and Business Planning to graduate and post-graduate students, entrepreneurs, investors and consultants. He is also Deputy Dean for the Executive Education activities of the School. Beside his activities for the school, Olivier is an active Board member and strategic advisor in multiple growth-oriented entrepreneurial ventures. Over the last 15 years, Olivier has coached over 100 new and growing firms, published a book on business planning and written multiple papers on growth management in entrepreneurial ventures. Before joining the U.L.B., Olivier has been part of the entrepreneurial team of OpenHR (2000-2006), a successful Belgian IT venture company specialized in HR management software, where he was mainly responsible for financial affairs. The company was created in 1997 and quickly became international with operations in France, Spain, U.K. and U.S. By 2005, OpenHR had 6M€ in revenues and a 70 people staff. It was sold to Arinso International in 2006. Olivier has also been the Managing Director of EEBIC, a Business & Innovation Center / Incubator in Brussels (1995-1999) and Adviser to the Minister of Economy of the Brussels Region (1991-1994). Olivier holds a Master’s degree in Business Engineering (1991) and a PhD in Entrepreneurship (2008).

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MARKETING FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP.

DESIGN DRIVEN INNOVATION.

SOCIAL AND SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION.

DESIGN DRIVEN INNOVATION.

MARKETS AND TECHNOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE.

ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCE.

giudiciGiancarlo is a graduated in Management Engineering, Ph.D. He is an associate professor at Politecnico di Milano, where he teaches Corporate Finance since 2002 and where he carries out research and technology transfers. Previously from 1999 to 2002 he was a researcher at the University of Bergamo.

LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT.

ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING AND ACTING.

ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING AND ACTING.

DESIGN DRIVEN INNOVATION.