Global Open Innovation
driven R&D Forum

19th and 20th October 2017
Frankfurt, Germany


Vincent Maret

Vincent Maret
Corporate Open Innovation Director

Vincent is currently  Open Innovation Corporate director with Bouygues SA, the holding company of the Bouygues Group, Vincent focuses on open innovation and business development across the whole group, with an emphasis in the field of Digital transformation, Energy, Smartgrids & Ecocities.
Bouygues is a diversified industrial group with a strong corporate culture, organized around 3 sectors. Construction, with Bouygues Construction (building, civil works and electrical contracting), Bouygues Immobilier (property development) and Colas (roads); Telecoms with Bouygues Telecom and Media with TF1. Bouygues is operating in almost 100 countries, it has a workforce of 120,000.
Sales: €32.4 billion in 2015. Listed on CAC40.
Vince has an extensive experience in marketing, strategy, innovation, project management, telecom and Information Technologies; as Marketing Manager; deputy R&D director with Bouygues Telecom and
previously as a Project Executive with IBM Global Services. Vince is very familiar with international environments. He set-up and led the US Office of Bouygues Telecom for 4 years.
Vincent serves on the board of directors of Bouygues Asia, an outpost of the Group based in Tokyo for the purpose of technology scouting and business development; He is also a board member of Cap Digital, the French cluster for digital transformation and serves as president of its Membership Committee.
He used to be a member of the steering committee of the Open Innovation Club (Paris & Co) and to serve on the Board of Directors of the French American Chamber of Commerce of San-Francisco and was Chairman of its High Tech Committee until June 2005. He also sat –as Secretary General- on the Board of Directors of Wireless Link, the French Association managing WIFI
Vince is a graduate of ESPCI ParisTech, Paris, France – Master’s Degree in Physics, Master’s Degree in Chemistry – and from Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris – Master’s Degree in Electronics.