Director New Business Creation, European R&D Centre
Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Position at corporate level within the “group R&D” division of Hitachi Europe.
My role is, for the sector of information technology and telecommunications, to establish new business from the group R&D results by:
- defining the European business models allowing to exploit the group R&D results,
- directing the group R&D activities in order to address the specificity’s of the European markets,
- initiating and managing strategic partnerships with key industrial players in Europe.
I also represented the Hitachi group in the French Inter-ministerial Commission DETIC (Sustainable Development and Technologies of Information and Communication) launched jointly by the French Ministry of Economy, Industry and Employment and the French Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Land Planning. The report was delivered to the ministers (Christine LAGARDE, minister of Economy, industry and labouri, and Christian ESTROSI, minister in charge of Industry) on September 8, 2009 : http://www.minefe.gouv.fr/services/rap09/2009-CGIET-DETIC- rapp.pdf (in French).