Pierre is a London-based Innovation Design Engineer. He started his career as a Packaging Engineer for L’Oréal in the daytime and hacking 3D-printers in his living room at night.
He then decided to study design at the Royal College of Art and in 2013, he co-designed one of the first consumer delta 3D-printers. His passion for innovation led him to co-found two startups, Gravity Sketch (3D creation in VR) and Notpla (edible packaging). Driven by the urge to act on our plastic crisis, he’s now 100% focused on Ooho, the edible water bottle as Co-CEO of Notpla.
Pierre is also a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub and a member of the Industrial Advisory Board of Imperial College London Dyson School of Design Engineering.
Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez
Rodrigo is an inventor, designer, architect and engineer. He has a Master of Architecture with Honours from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, as well as postgraduate qualifications from the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University (India), Industrial Design at Pontificia Universidad Católica (Chile), the Umeå Institute of Design, Imperial College London and the Royal College of Art.
As a lecturer, he has collaborated with different institutions such as Cornell University (USA), CEPT (India) and Kingston University(UK). He won the Gold Medal in the 2nd Improvisation World Championship celebrated in 2009 Santiago de Chile, has been awarded with the National Dyson Design Award, the British-Spanish Society-Telefonica Award.
He has also won the GAUDI European Competition on Sustainable Architecture three times.
Product Marketing Lead
Anna Borbotko is a product marketing leader of the industry product marketing team at TomTom, the location technology provider.
With a background in Marketing & Business administration, she has +7 years of experience delivering go-to-market strategies for international high-tech companies and local start-ups. In 2019 and up to mid-2020, Anna was offering her consulting practice by helping start-ups in the hospitality sector better position themselves in a high competitor market.
Apart from building the best product marketing team at TomTom and beyond, Anna is passionate about public speaking. She regularly speaks on topics linked to logistics & on-demand mobility, developer relations, and product marketing.
Anna also believes that communicating about your products and services is best when even your grandma understands it.
Innovation strategist & entrepreneur
Joerie is an entrepreneur and senior innovation strategist at Accenture with more than 10 years of experience in innovation strategy and concept development.
As an entrepreneur, he founded an EdTech organization that helps create safer learning environments in schools. The associated interactive learning platform “It’s up to you” is used by 50.000 youngsters every year. In addition, Joerie co-founded a restaurant incentive organization to help stimulate the local restaurant economy.
At Accenture, Joerie leads teams on complex innovation programs at Fortune 500 companies. Within that role he specializes in advising executives on developing their innovation strategy and management
Head of Transformation and Product Offer
Gianmarco is the Head of Commercial Transformation & Product Offer at Jaguar Land Rover, with history of linking commercial opportunities to product offer and corporate strategy.
Today, he is responsible for transformation within the commercial team and looks after the offer structure and pricing strategy for the global JLR portfolio, leveraging digitalization and agile methodologies to optimize profitability. Within his 12 years in the industry at JLR, GM and Audi, he has worked in product development, launching new vehicles in China and electrification technologies in Europe.
He holds a PhD from Politecnico di Torino and MBA at London Business School.