Valérie is an experience designer, innovation strategist and product manager hybrid. She has been practicing and adapting user-centred design and design thinking for over 15 years, both in-house and as a consultant, mostly in technology, in Finland, the UK and France. Over time she has worked with large companies such as Nokia, Samsung, Microsoft, HP, Orange, Renault, Dassault Systèmes; as well as smaller companies (TomTom, Bowers & Wilkins, Usine IO…). She is currently VP of product & experience at Cronycle, an Enterprise SaaS start-up dealing with information overflow.
She also teaches design strategy and design thinking at the “Innovation, Design, Entrepreneurship and Arts” master program at EMLyon & Centrale Lyon. Her particular interests lie in the benefits to hybridise approaches such as design thinking, product management, systems thinking and agility. She has done several public talks internationally.