Founder & CEO
Martin is Founder & CEO of bluenove, a consulting firm he started in 2008.
bluenove is now the French leader in 'Open & Collaborative Innovation' consulting and services with major corporate customers such as Orange, BT, PagesJaunes, SFR, L'Oréal, EDF, PPR, Unedic, La Poste, Microsoft, Chanel, SUEZ Env, SEB, Natura, Sanofi-Aventis, etc.
bluenove also invests in R&D through its InnovNation Serious Game project supported by the French Ministry of Industry in partnership with the INRIA lab and ParaSchool. From 2001 to 2008 at Orange, Martin has managed innovative projects through Corporate Venturing and partnerships with innovative startups in areas such as mobile applications, mobile/web convergence, m-Health, and mobile music. In 2006 he developed an Open Innovation program, the 'Orange Start Up Program' to partner with start-ups and VCs in the area of Web 2.0.
Prior to Orange, Martin has started his carreer in the aerospace industry at Eurocopter/EADS, then worked in the Accor group before to spend three years in Change Management consulting at Cambridge Technology Partners.
Martin holds a Master in Applied Physics (Aix-Marseille University and the University of Sussex, UK), an MBA from University of Chicago Loyola and a Master in Management of Information Systems and Telecom Networks from ESSEC & Telecom Paris.