Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Technology Licensing, Innovation Management, Business Development, Intellectual Property, Electromagnetism & Mechatronics, Automotive Industry

ID: 739299 France

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20+ years experience in Innovation Management & Valorization of innovative technologies with leadership positions in a French SME with international large-scale customers. Field of applications: eletromagnetic & mechatronic technologies, mostly for the automotive industry but also various others like consumer electronics or medical components.

Now acting as an independent consultant helping various size companies value their innovation capacity at different levels (overall strategy & business development, internal organization, strategic partnerships, IP strategy...)


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Development of Innovative Ultrasonic Piezoelectric Actuators Institution: French National Scientific Research Center (CNRS)
Year: 1994 Degree: Engineering Degree (MSc) Subject: Engineering (Micromechanics & Microtechnologies) Institution: SupMicrotech ENSMM (French National Superior School for Micromechanics & Microtechnics)

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2022 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: CEO Department:
Independent consultant (self-employed)
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1998 to 2022 Employer: Moving Maghet Technologies (MMT) Title: Chief Operating Officer (2010 to 2022) Department:
As the COO from 2010 to 2022, leading an innovative team of 30+ engineers & technicians developing innovative patented electromagnetic technologies.
Developing and optimizing a business model based on licensing of such technologies to major companies all around the world mostly in the automotive industries but also in other fields like consumer electronics or medical components.
Setting up overall strategy and assigning team goals - Follow-up of global operations (KPIs).
Defining business development plans.
Coordination of customer relationship & in charge of negotiating license agreements.
Defining & following global IP strategy including litigations.
Regular business trips in Europe and oversea (North America, Japan, Korea)

From 2020 to 2022 : part-time responsibility to support MMT's strategic partner Sonceboz (manufacturer of mechatronic systems located in Switzerland) as responsible for their IP strategy.
From 2017 to 2020 : part-time responsibility to support Sonceboz as responsible for their Automotive Business Development team.

2007 to 2010 : Deputy Manager (MMT)
2004 to 2007 : Marketing/Sales Manager (MMT)
2001 to 2004 : Chief Development Engineer (MMT)
1998 to 2001 : R&D Engineer (MMT)

Career Accomplishments

Professional Appointments
COO and member of the Board, Moving Magnet Technologies
Publications and Patents Summary
- inventor or co-inventor of 12+ patent families
- author or co-author of 20+ technical & scientific papers

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
IMD Orchestrating Winning Performance (6 days - Lausanne, 2010)
Marketing Experience
- Initiated and organized 10 editions of a 2-day technical seminar with international attendees that is still in place today.
- Organization and coordination of company exbhibition on major international exhibitions in the automotive and electronics field (Germany, Japan...)
- Significant experience in defining contents for communication material (website, powerpoints...) in a highly technicl environment.
Other Relevant Experience
Negotiated and concluded several tens of license agreements with major accounts (automotive suppliers, consumer electronics components makers...)
In collaboration with patent attorneys, coordinated several patent litigations (e.g. infringement cases) against major accounts, that were concluded positively (e.g. settlements under favourable terms).

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French Native
English Fluent
German Advanced

Fields of Expertise

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