Eric Saint-AndreInternational Innovation Coach and Startup Accelerator
areas of expertise
- Lean Startup Methodology
- Design Thinking
- Startup Acceleration
- Business Model Innovation
- Venture Creation
- Corporate Innovation
- Masters in Management, Grenoble Ecole de Management
- Masters in Wealth Management & Financial Engineering, Université Pierre Mendès-France (Grenoble II)
Eric is a leading expert in design thinking, innovation, business model innovation, new business design and startup acceleration.
He has worked hand in hand with hundreds of corporate innovation teams across 3 continents (Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America) as part of innovation programs he has designed and facilitated. He has also accelerated in excess of 90 startups to date.
With years of practical knowledge and experience in innovation methodologies such as Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Future-Driven Business Innovation, Business Model Innovation, Eric has helped numerous large MNCs, local enterprises and public organisations (GovTech, SBF, SG Innovate, etc.) to design and facilitate fit-for-purpose design thinking, innovation and transformation programs, to help them become more agile, innovative and highly adaptable to change.
Eric is a key partner to the IMD Business School and helps them deliver their innovation programs to global corporations, as well as their annual MBA students in Switzerland.