CIO, CDO, CTO, Business Intelligence expert, people manager, project manager, GOVERNANCE, BUDGET, CONTRACT
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· Successful experience in designing and implementing worldwide IS strategies, and in particular around Digital Transformation to satisfy demanding business needs as defined by executive boards of various multinational leading companies

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Expertise :

In the following industries:
Informatique, banques, biotech, retail

Fields of practice:
Vision, Stratgie, Business Intelligence

Management teams your interventions may concern:
Direction informatique Direction Générale Direction de l'organisation

Types of interventions:
Employé, freelance, manager, VP

Training courses attended:
Management, Business Intelligence

PhD Informatique, msater Informatique


Led training courses:
Cours dans différentes univesités

Computer skills:

Languages: Fr En It

Some references:
Nespresso, Palexpo, Capital Group, Merck Serono

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· Successful experience in designing and implementing worldwide IS strategies, and in particular around Digital Transformation to satisfy demanding business needs as defined by executive boards of various multinational leading companies
· Worldwide renown expert in Data Management, Business Intelligence and Digital Transformation
· 28+ year management experience acquired in various fast-paced business sectors (finance, pharmaceutical / biotech, event management, retail, IT and construction)
· Capacity to lead complex worldwide IS projects, including people, contracts and budget management at a large scale.
· Strong technological academic and professional background and ability to evolve in a multicultural environment as well as to communicate across all levels of an organization
· Fluent in English, French, Italian; good knowledge of Dutch and basic knowledge of Spanish
· Invited professor at INSEEC Lyon, IPAC Annecy and Lyon, University Savoie Mont Blanc and HEC Lausanne


Power Of Sharing SA, Geneva / Switzerland Chief Information Officer/ Chief Digital Officer 05/16 – to date

Data Centric Consultancy Services -
· Founder
· Digital Transformation – Data Integration expert
· CIO / CTO /CDO / CEO adviser on large accounts: Lombard-Odier, Rolex, GSMN, etc.
· Creation of the Swiss Data Day event.

Palexpo SA, Geneva / Switzerland Chief Information Officer – Vice Director 09/13 – 04/16

International Event Management Company organizing and developing renowned international exhibitions, conferences and congresses -
· Definition of an IT vision and strategy, allowing the company to expand on an international scale through the development and implementation of various digital projects and to turn from a cost center to a successful profit center
· Major successful projects:
ü Development of a new Data Warehouse (Integrated Data Hub); major ERP migration and renewal of IT infrastructure (virtualization)
ü Development of a new corporate website, Intranet and mobile applications
ü Business process modeling and new budget management tools; implementation of a structured IT governance program
· Significant Achievement:
ü Digital Transformation of the company: remodeling major internal processes, launching new profitable activities, automation of back office activities (billing,…)

Nestlé Nespresso SA, Lausanne / Switzerland Head Of Knowledge Management 07/09 – 08/13

Worldwide Headquarters of the pioneer and market leader company in highest-quality premium portioned coffee -
· Overall management of three departments: Business Intelligence, Enterprise and Collaborative Content Management as well as Data Management, including:
ü As part of the IS/IT board of Directors, contribution to the definition of the Nespresso Group IS/IT strategy, including Digital Transformation and designing of the overall department’s strategy
ü Budget and contract management; management of a team of 14+ internal resources and 30+ external resources, as well as IT professionals located in more than 30 countries
ü Active member in strategic programs of the company: manufacturing, retail, master data management, e-commerce, customer journey, etc.
· Major successful projects:
ü Complete redefinition and set-up of a governance program as well as a decentralized service management (regional hubs), so as to integrate Nespresso in the Corporate Nestlé environment.
ü Implementation of social and collaborative platforms, as well as digital media strategies
ü Implementation of digital strategies for manufacturing, supply chain, sales and HR

Capital International, Geneva / Switzerland Manager Data Services 02/08 – 07/09

Major Investment Global Management Company in the mutual fund and institutional business –
· Definition of the department’s vision and strategy and management of 10 employees, 9 contractors and 10 off-shore resources
· Project manager of large data integration and data warehouse global projects (15+ billion USD)
· ETL competency center manager (definition of ETL framework, best practices..) and proof of concepts coordinator (real time ETL Logical Unit of Work, Global Metadata Management)
· Major achievement:
ü Key contributor for the definition of the Reference Architecture Model of the Integrated Data Hub of the company
ü Key player in Master Data Management and Customer Relationship programs

Merck Serono Intl., Geneva / Switzerland Manager B.I. Projects & Competency Center 11/06 – 01/08

Global Biotechnology Leader -
· Definition of the Business Intelligence vision and strategy
· Set-up of the department with the creation of a new Competency Center: budget and contracts management, team management (internal and external resources), definition of key performance indicators
· Major achievement:
ü Merck wanted to keep the B.I. Competency Center and I had to transfer it to Germany, further to the buyout of Serono by Merck
ü Implementation of Oracle BI for finance
ü In charge of digitalization of the production and manufacturing plants in Darmstadt, Germany

Sword Technologies Group, Luxemburg Senior Consultant B.I. & Project Manager 07/04 – 10/06

Fast growing and leading IT services company, former member of CRONOS Group –
· Set-up of the B.I. Competency Center: definition of the B.I. methodology, B.I. central support
· Management of the Business Objects Support Team; Mission at the European Commission, AXA Bank, Banque Internationale du Luxemboug, Crédit Agicole, Fortis Bank

Euroscreen SA, Brussels/Belgium ICT Manager / CIO 12/02 – 06/04

Biotechnology Company –
· Implementation and deployment of IT tools allowing the company to become profitable in the sales of innovative drugs to pharmaceutical companies, as well as the implementation of bio-informatics and chemo-informatics

Previous Employments:
Ariane II Group, Transiciel, Luxemburg B.I. Department Manager and Sr. Consultant 09/01 – 12/02
Serco Group, Luxemburg Decision Support Services Manager 05/00 – 08/01
Sopres Group, Brussels / Belgium Senior Project Manager – Data Warehousing 05/99 – 05/00
Computer Resources Intl., Luxemburg Senior Analyst 04/98 – 05/99
Belgian Association against Cancer, Brussels IT Manager 03/95 – 04/98
Micro Research, Brussels Programmer Analyst and Project Leader 06/93 – 03/95
Endeta, Brussels IT Manager 10/90 – 06/93


Almeda College and University
2014 PhD (distinction) Business Administration in Management Information System
1994 Master of Science (distinction) – Major in Computer Science
1990 Institut Provincial des Arts et Métiers du Centre, La Louvière / Belgium
Graduate in Computer Sciences (higher distinction) - Master Thesis in Distributed Databases


Publications (available upon request)
· Various publications in computer related papers and websites: “Dimensional Modeling, a New Challenge”(07/2000), “Introduction to Customer Relationship Management”(02/2001), “A methodology for Data Warehouse Life Cycle Project Management” (05/2000), “Introduction to Business Intelligence”(09/2001), etc.
· Author of “The Integrated Data Hub: The Next Generation Data Warehouse” (2014)
· Interviewed by “Data News” in 2003, the most read newspaper for IT professional in Belgium
· Lecturer at the University of Lausanne, University of Annecy and University of Lyon – MSc and MBA on Data Management, Digital Transformation and Program Management
· Keynote speaker at international conferences on Digital Transformation, Business Intelligence and Machine Learning

· Founder and Director of the Swiss Data Day, Swiss Business Intelligence Day and Swiss BI Award Events
· Founder and Moderator of the LinkedIn Group “Swiss Business Intelligence Network (+900 members) and organization of quarterly roundtable meetings
· Founder and president of the association Share Movement

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