Stéphane Eard

Specialist in the conception, design and business development of new services with almost 20 years of experience

A successful international experience with a strong background in innovation management, multicultural projects management, international negotiations & digital transformation (products & processes)

Specialties B2B : Employee Benefits Solutions & Marketing Services

Geographies: Southern and Eastern Europe, Latin America (Brazil) & Africa

Main languages: French (native), English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish & Russian

Professional background

Managing Director (Portugal & Bulgaria)
Board Member in Payment services area
Director for Innovation & Business Development
Director for Strategic Projects & Development
Senior Consultant

These experiences have been matured in a context of launch of new B2B services, Organizational change management & Digital transformation, International business development.

How we work?

Custom made interventions co-designed with clients to support their international business development & innovation process.

Recent Credentials

– Industrial Franco-German company willing to launch new « services » in Italy in the connected home segment. Opportunity study including market assessment, organization of qualitative studies, new offering definition jointly with client, business planning, coordination of legal analysis and macro-marketing plan.

– Private Equity fund on a potential investment on the italian market: company business due dilligence and sector analysis in the marketing services area.

– Several consulting/expertise calls in the field of Employee benefits regulations, Loyalty & Incentive business

– Specialized training activities for Executive programmes & corporate Universities (Sciences Po, Engie…) on Innovation Management, Design Thinking and Digital transformation.

Areas of expertise

Payment and cards
Market studies, product design, Business planning and go to market strategy (direct/indirect distribution). Specific expertise on gift cards and digital vouchers products.
360° Product Development & Innovation
Consulting services in business development of new services (B2B) from design to go to market (stage gate methodology). Support in internal / external Innovation management & organization.
Digitalization Programs - Change Management
Expertise in project and portfolio Management in digital transformation contexts: Service Portals reengineering, Mobile services, Offer digitalization impact studies, Organizational design & Change management.
Specialized Training & Coaching
Design and delivery of custom-made training programs in innovation management & methodologies and digital transformation.
Any question? Contact us!