innovation designer in France


Industrial designer to innovator, I love solving problem!

Work Experience

2023 — Now
Grenoble, France

Validation Leader for image sensor projects for a strategic client. I ensure the good execution of the validation project.
.Orchestrated end-to-end validation projects for image sensors, driving multidisciplinary teams and ensuring customer-aligned outcomes.
.Led comprehensive risk assessments and priority management to guarantee project success.
.Maintained complete project documentation, ensuring all deliverables were met.

2017 — 2023
General Manager at Apollina

Co-founder of Apollina, start-up specializing in dental medical devices, I led and supervised the development of innovative products by integrating technology and user-centered design. My responsibilities spanned general, technical, and design management.

As Design & Technical Director
● User understanding : Addressed user issues and needs
● Product development : Managed R&D and product design.
● Intellectual property management : Created and managed a portfolio of international patents.
● Technical Partner Collaboration : Selected and worked with R&D partners
● Leadership : Directed a technical and design team.
● Competitive Analysis : Implemented effective patent and market monitoring.

As General manager
● Business Strategy : Developed and managed business strategies, business plans, and financial plans, including multiple fundraising rounds.
● Team Management : CCreated and managed an interdisciplinary team.
● Regulatory Compliance : Implemented an ISO13485 quality system and conducted regulatory negotiations with the FDA in the US.
● Company Representation : Represented the company at institutions and internationally (Switzerland, China, USA, Singapore).
● Institutional Relations : Managed relationships with financial and institutional stakeholderes.
● R&D Oversight : Directed R&D aligned with the company’s strategy
● Performance Management : Created and monitored KPIs to evaluate performance

2010 — 2017
Designer at plllus

As the founder and director of plllus, a design agency, I led the development of innovative concepts from ideation to final execution across various sectors (sports, consumer electronics, B2B, home, DIY, etc.). My clients included Kingfisher, Décathlon, Famoco, Areva, Lexip, Torbel, among others.

● Client Acquisition : Identified and addressed client needs to ensure their acquisition and retention.
● Team Management : Created a pluridisciplinary external team for a swoosh workflow.
Innovation : Generated and developed novel concepts to solve client issues.
● Projects Management : Optimized resource management for design projects.
● Clients Presentation : Created effective presentations to support our solutions..
● Innovation stimulation : Launched internal exploration projects to encourage continuous innovation.

2008 — 2010
Bray - Ireland

At this renowned international design agency, I closely collaborated with high-profile clients such as Logitech and Terraillon, focusing on the design and development of innovative products.

● Concept Generation and Development : Generated and developed innovative concepts based on in-depth market, usage, and product analysis.
● Prototyping : Created mock-ups to optimize the visualization of the final product.
● Project Management Support : Assisted in project management and client communication.


2022 — 2023
Intellectual property management at INPI France
2021 — 2021
Steering complex projects (executive certification) at Cambridge Judge Business School
2004 — 2008
2001 — 2003
Bachelor in Mechanical engineering at IUT Artois