EDF, Open Innovation Director - Europe and International

About speaker

Valery started in material science and evolved in international innovation collaboration.
Valery co-founded the successful NUGENIA, an international collaborative initiative in the nuclear industry with over 100 members from more than 20 countries. Then Valery Prunier co-founded I2US in 2017 : an international Innovation-to-Business Corporate-to-Corporate initiative, with today 15 Corporates from 11 countries. And I2B (Innovation-to-Business) Spain and I2B Russia respectively in 2019 and 2020.

Valery worked 2 years in Japan and 8 years in the USA. He served from 2012 to 2015 as EDF Open Innovation Director for North America, based in San Francisco. He is now in Paris as EDF Open Innovation Director for Europe and International.
Valery is proud to serve EDF – the world’s leading low carbon energy company.
Valery is also active as an entrepreneur in micro-hydro. Valery was a mayor of a French village in Champagne. Valery is married and has a 15 years old boy, who is studying Russian!