Stephan has more than 20 years of experience in strategic and competitive intelligence.
Together with Laurent Potet, he created OBI Consulting after having held several positions within the public research sector (CNRS, France) and the private industry (GIAT, Areva, Nortel).
During his career in consultancy services, he has also participated in projects for various national governments (Japan, Tunisia,...) and the European Commission.
PhD in Sciences, Ecole Doctorale de l'Energie et des Matériaux d'Orléans, 1999
Master's degree in Network Engineering, University of Amiens, 2001
Master's degree in Competitive Intelligence, University of Angers, 2015
Certification in compliance and anti-corruption, Paris Dauphine University, 2020
Board member, French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce, 2011 - 2013
As an expert in IT, Laurent has advised numerous companies, start-ups, and governments in Europe, Asia and Africa, and works regularly on missions for the European Commission. His works includes numerous cases of situation analysis, strategic planning, and policy drafting, as well as formulation of roadmaps and detailed action plans, including financing mechanisms. Throughout his career, Laurent has led, monitored, and evaluated projects for over 3 billion EUR.
PhD in Business Administration and Secret Management in Coopetition, Paris Dauphine University, 2020
MBA, BMI Executive Institute, 2004
Bachelor in IT, University of Franche-Comté, 1992
Lecturer at ISG & Audencia since 2015
Chairman and board member, French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce, 1999 - 2003
Intelligence R&D Director