• MY RESUME

  • BIOGRAPHY

    French by birth and pioneer by adoption, I have honed my skills as an innovator in the technological and social fields. My guiding principle is to design the most exciting innovation environment possible so that every company can meet its future challenges.

    With degrees in innovation from EPFL and Stanford University, I have been specializing for more than 9 years in the implementation of innovation systems in companies: workshop facilitation, strategy design & implementation, innovation project management, innovation labs creation, etc.

    My time is currently divided between my position as head of innovation at La Ruche tl (the innovation platform of the public transportation of Lausanne) and my freelance activities.

    My mantra in life: "Make your life a dream, and a dream a reality." Antoine de Saint Exupéry.

  • PROFESSIONNAL EXPERIENCES

    Head of Innovation @ La Ruche tl

    2018 - Today

    Relying on the tl pioneering spirit and convinced that everyone can make a difference in theinnovation context, tl have developed La Ruche tl; a unique ecosystem bringing together all theplayers in the Lausanne region in a co-innovation dynamic.

    Freelancer @ Innovation Spark

    2016 - Present

    Putting my expertise, time and network at the service of companies and startups wishing to put their innovation capability on steroids.

    Innovation Lab Manager

    2017 - 2018

    Ensuring that the LEMO Group has the capability to develop and concretize innovative strategies and solutions by fostering a culture of experimentation and risk-taking.

    Founder and President

    2011 - 2019

    Innovating job search technics to accelerate the return to employment and fight social insecurity.

    Innovation Task Force Manager

    2013 - 2017

    Formulating innovation strategy & organizing the LEMO Group for innovation.

    Technological Family Manager

    2012 - 2013

    Setting-up and improvement of the manufacturing process for harsh environment products (nuclear, military, aerospace, motorsports).

    Weapon System Officer

    2009 - 2012

    Planning and management of operational missions on fighter planes with state-of-the-art equipment.

    Researcher for the Dynamic Flight Office

    2009

    Study of pilot-induced oscillations (F-16 & Black Hawk) with simulation in Simulink and Matlab environments.

    Process Engineer Assistant

    2007 - 2008

    Analysis, modification, and reliability of the DISC product manufacturing process (BOEING dashboard contactor)

    Specialist in Precision Mechanic

    2006

    High precision manufacturing: turning, reaming and drilling.

  • MY CORE SKILLS

    Mathieu is a team player enjoying the innovation process from the beginning to the end.

    Resilience and stress tolerance

    Innovation

    Learning strategies

    Leadership and social influence

    Complex problem-solving

    Creativity, originality and initiative

  • EDUCATION

    Executive MBA in Management of Technology

    2013 - 2014

    Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) & HEC Lausanne

    Innovation & High-Tech

    Master's degree in Mechanics and Microtechnologies

    2006 - 2009

    Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et des Microtechniques (ENSMM)

    Vibratory mechanics, Materials, Biotechnologies, Innovation management

  • CERTIFICATION

    Invincible Company Masterclass

    2021

    Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur at Innovation Today, EPFL Switzerland

    Find the right markets for your innovation

    2018

    Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

    Design Sprint v2.0 Masterclass

    2018

    AJ&Smart & Jake Knapp

    Design Sprint v1.0 Masterclass

    2018

    Jake Knapp & Stéphane Cruchon

    Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program

    2017 - 2018

    Stanford University

    Design Thinking Training

    2016

    Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

    Design Kit: Facilitator's Guide

    2016

    IDEO.org

    TRIZ Initiation

    2014

    ExelOP

    Doing Business in China

    2014

    Beijing International MBA (BiMBA) at Peking University

    New Venture

    2012

    Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV) Training Course

  • AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

    CiMi.Con Award

    Winner

    2017

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    Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards

    Platinum

    2016

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    R&D 100 Awards

    Special Recognition: Green Tech, Merit Award

    2016

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    Elektra Awards

    Passive & Electromechanical Product of the Year Finalist

    2016

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    i-NOVO Awards

    2nd runner-up

    2016

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    La Fabrique Aviva

    1st runner-up

    2016

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    Pôle Emploi Innovation Challenge

    1st runner-up

    2015

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    SIGEF by Horyou

    Finalist

    2015

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    Forbes Under 30

    Semi-finalist

    2015

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    Unil Marketing Challenge

    Luxury brand case winner

    2013

    Proceeding Writing

    International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences

    2010

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