Detailed background

• Founder of Raidlight (1999 – Feb.2019)
• Founder of the Trail Stations (2011- Feb.2019)
• Recovery of Vertical company in 2010
• Founder of the INOFAB, Made in France production workshop opened in 2014
•Groupe Skis Rossignol Outdoor Vice-President (2018-Feb. 2019)
• Organizer of the Chartreuse Terminorum (2017 – today )
HEI-ESTIT Textile Engineer – HEC Executive Education  – INSEAD Certificate in Global Management

Expertise

  • Engineer, product creation, producion and service innovation, co-conception with users
  • Project management, entrepreneurship, business creation, corporate strategies in growing businesses
  • Digital communication, participatory marketing,
  • Territorial economic and touristic developments

Key figures

  • Founder of Raidlight-Vertical:
    • A turnover of 10M€, 55 employees (at the end of 2018)
  • Founder of the INO-Fab at the end of 2018 :
    • 12 job positions opened in the textile production in France (at the end of 2018)
  • Founder of the Trail Stations network / Ski touring areas :
    • 4 employees, 40 sites (at the end of 2018)
  • Groupe Skis Rossignol Outdoor Vice-President
    • A turnover of 400M€, 1.500 employees (at the end of 2018)

INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEUR

Looking foward to launching new projects, in keeping with the previous experience I had : consulting, investments, business creation or recovery…

1999-Feb2019 : Founder & Director of Raidlight,
Leading brand in Trail running clothes and equipments

2018-Feb2019 :  Groupe Skis Rossignol Outdoor Vice-President

1999-Feb2019 : Founder & President of the Trail Stations network

2019 : HEC Executive Education (finances, external growth, trading)
INSEAD Certificate in Global Management (digital marketing, strategy ,management)

2017/… : Creator- Organizer of the « Chartreuse Terminorum », the hardest race throughout Europe, little sister of the Barkley Marathons.

2016-17-… :
Participation in the Barkley (USA, Tennessee), renowned as the hardest race in the world, 2 loops in 2017

2016 : Raidlight-Vertical joins Groupe Skis Rossignol
Integration in the executive board of Groupe Skis Rossignol

2015 : Creation-Direction of the Outdoor INO-FAB project,
Cutting-edge Made in France textile production workshop

2015 : 5th in the Ultra-Trail-Gobi-Race, a non-stop 400km race
in Gobi desert in China (107 hours of effort for uninterrupted 400km)

2014-17 : Elected city councillor of Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse,

2014-15 : Integration in the Conseil Montagne 2020
(Rhône-Alpes Regional Council)

2013 : Creation of the Ski touring areas network ©

2011 : Creation of the Trail Stations network ©

2012-15 : Contributor to Trail-Endurance magazine
(N°1 Trail running magazine in France).

2011-… : President of Chartreuse Sport Nature association
(Organization of 2  to 3 Trail races each year)

2010 : French Trail running Team member (FFA)

2010 : Recovery of the company Vertical

2010 : Integration in OSEO-Excellence network

2009 : France Trail running Vice-Champion  (FFA)

2008 : Industry Janus de l’Industrie
(Ministerial certificate / Institut Français du Design)

2004 : 9th in the Marathon des Sables
(240km semi-autonomy race in 6 days)

2003 : 2nd in the Grand Raid de la Réunion
« la Diagonale des Fous »

2002-08: Contributor to Jogging International magazine (n°1 Running magazine in France)

2001 : French Champion and 6th in the European Snowshoe Cup

2000 : Winner of the Orientation Raids World Trophy

1999-09 : President of SMAG association
(2 to 3 Trail races organized each year)

1999: Founder of RAIDLIGHT
(Innovative Outdoor sports goods brand)

1996-01 : Designer, MSTT Society
(design/production for major brands).

1996 : Reserve officer  of the 7th Batallion of Alpine Chasseurs
7th BCA Blue star

Reserve Officer school of St-Cyr Coëtquidan,
Valedictorian 96/02

1990-95 : Textile engineer HEI-ESTIT (Villeneuve d’Ascq),
Valedictorian 1995

Student council President

Vice-President of the Federation of Lille Catholic University students & elected at the CROUS (Centre Régional
des Œuvres Universitaires)