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Biographie de Valérie Blanchot Courtois

54 ans - GRASSE (06130) France

Situation professionnelle

Épanoui professionnellement


Graduate from Ecole Polytechnique (1989), PhD in Chemistry (1992). Knight of the French National Order of Merit (2010)

Expertise fields: innovation management, entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, creativity, incubation, open innovation, energy & digital transition

Valérie Blanchot Courtois is the business owner of Human Ventures, a training & consulting company she created in 2004 to transform her (then) 12-year experience in innovation management - but also her deep involvement within the start-up world - into economical value for her clients. Human Ventures has developed several short or long incubation programmes whose aims are to accelerate innovation while helping people develop their own soft and technical skills on entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. She co-founded a startup in energy transition in 2010 (Dune Solutions, energy dashboards for executives). She has been the transition CEO of GreenLeaf (startup in home automation) since 2014. She is also a coach to various startup founding teams. She has been an affiliated professor of SKEMA Business School since 2007 where she manages the SKEMA Cycle Innovation & Connaissance, a programme of twelve conferences/year on disruption. Valerie is also a business angel and has been investing in energy transition start-up since 2010. Prior to that, she spent 12 years (1992-2004) in Gaz de France (now Engie), in which she held various management positions both at corporate and business unit levels. | +33 6 73 73 78 76

Expérience professionnelle



De Janvier 2004 à Aujourd'hui

Formations complémentaires

Diplôme d'Études Approfondies

Université Paris-Sud (Paris-XI) - Chimie

0000 à 1990

chimie organique


École polytechnique - Chimie

0000 à 1992

Doctorat en synthèse organique

Parcours officiels

Polytechnique – Ingénieur – 1986