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Ideas are worth nothing unless executed (Steve Jobs)

Professional track

Following studies in IT, Telecoms and security, Jerome held for more than 15 years various responsibilities in managing activities and projects related to IT, cybersecurity, synergy development and business transformation.

This acquired experience in complex and international environments provided him a broad vision of digital transformation challenges from business, technological and human perspectives. In parallel, he was gradually approaching ecosystems focused on innovation and entrepreneurship.

After an Executive MBA (ESCP Europe), he decided to create Cadran7, a consulting and investment firm on digital strategy, transformation and trust. With an approach focused on usages and people, he’s advising startups and companies on strategy and execution, helping them to get involved at the heart of the digital transformation taking into account their core business, values ​​and culture. He is also involved in business takeovers and startups funding.

Keywords: Valorisation of innovation, strategic alignment, performance and acceleration, agile and collaborative management, ecosystem vision, cybersecurity and digital trust.

Profile :

Dual culture: IT (Engineer) and Business (Executive MBA)
Optimistic, adaptable, open-minded, inspiring, competitor, curious, rigorous and reliable
Principles of action: give meaning to actions, active listening, trust, collaborative management, speed and agility, ambition and commitment
Former top player of French billiard (French champion and twice European Junior champion)

Focus:

Making digital transformation a source of development and value creation.

innovation development: detection of opportunities, use cases, benefits vs risks analysis, …
Strategy: diagnosis and strategic options: relevance, feasibility, acceptability
Execution: implementation plan (transformation or development), structuring, staffing, financing, partnerships, bizdev

Examples of assignments:

  • Strategic diagnosis for the diversification in renewable energy for an aeronautical industry (transposition of know-how and expertise)
  • Strategic diagnosis for a consulting firm launching a software development business unit
  • Coaching of startups in incubation or acceleration phase : offer positioning (focus of user benefits analysis), business modeling, strategy design and execution
  • Support and investment in a software editor acquisition (sourcing, audits, négocation, closing)
  • Project management for retail transformation (multi-sized / multi channel)
  • Cybersecurity management (CISO) for retail
  • Advisor for the valorisation of cybersecurity offer within the “cybersecurity and digital trust” cluster of Euratechnologies in Lille (France)

 

Metaphor

For business as for billiard, success often requires to strive for mastery despite uncertainty, to develop its capacity to anticipate, to adapt constantly to situations and events, to imagine new paths, to be demanding on quality and performance, to assess and take risks, to show fighting spirit and resilience … while never forgetting to live with passion and share victories with those around us