A French citizen born in The Netherlands, Olivier grew up in Germany and studied Business Administration in Switzerland and Hungary, graduating from the University of St. Gallen. During his doctoral research about multicultural R&D teams, he examined the performance the world's most preeminent particle physicists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva.
He moved to China in 2003, where he successfully developed various entrepreneurial ventures in software distribution. As CEO at AsiaAnalytics (formerly SPSS China, co-founded in 2006), he turned the company from an SPSS Inc. (now IBM) Master Distributor into a leading provider of analytics consulting services. He also gained experience in the finance (Deloitte), advertising (Publicis Media), FMCG and chemical (Henkel) industries. In his current role at a major European retailer, Olivier is supporting the company's digital transformation by driving the adoption of data in decision making.
Olivier has worked on projects delivering solutions for media planning and buying, CRM, loyalty programs, marketing efficiency, consumer insights, product development, operations optimisation, business modelling, etc.