Damien co-leads the Open Innovation initiative at Danone, with a focus on collaborations with Foodtech entrepreneurs. He is engaged in scouting, matching and executing on disruptive technologies for Danone’s strategic areas for growth & innovation. Damien is also involved in building the set of framework and capabilities enabling the organisation effectively create shared value together with entrepreneurs.

Prior to Danone, Damien held positions in Reckitt Benckiser in Italy and the UK, developing award winning products for global brands and pioneering open innovation in the group.