Sebastien V.

Professional with 18+ years experience in Electrical Equipments, specializing in R&D and Innovation

France
French, English

15+ years of experience in scale-up for new products + innovation for an international company. # Starting from 30M€ in 2018 up to 230M€ in 2021 for the technology. # starting from 15 FTE up to 120 FT...see more

  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Engineering

500

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Head of R&D and Innovation - Heat Pump Business Unit

BDR Thermea Group
5 years
Current position
Jan 2018 - Present
Part of the Management Team (230M€ turnover - 120 people - 20 projects for 2021) - Define the new products and innovation strategy including partnerships (start-ups, European subsidized...see more

R&D Heat Pumps Competence Centre Manager

BDR Thermea Group
5 years
Mar 2013 - Dec 2017
Report directly to the Group R&D Director Part of the R&D Management board (40 people / 12 projects per year) - Implement new innovative solutions and support the different local busin...see more

Laboratory Manager - R&D Heat Pump

BDR Thermea Group
2 years
Mar 2011 - Feb 2013
- Management 15 technical experts. - Facilities roadmap aligned with product roadmap (3M€ investment in lab facilities) - European COFRAC accreditation (EN17025) implemented. - Implemen...see more

Heat Pump Project Manager

DE DIETRICH THERMIQUE
2 years
Jun 2009 - Feb 2011
- Management of complex projects including ensure the timeline, costs and quality. - Support the global organization in determining the most technically appropriate and cost-effective ...see more

Heat pump Appliance Engineer

ECPB PILTOP
3 years
Oct 2006 - May 2009
- In charge of the product implementation in the production line linked with Production Director. - Management of projects according to the planning, costs and quality - Develop technic...see more

Scientific Researcher

CEA
2 years
Sep 2004 - Sep 2006
Thesis: Natural refrigerant R290 for heat pumps system - integrated into an European Project - SHERPA

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Electrical Equipments & Components

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Engineering

Expertise

  • R&d
  • New Business Development
  • Management Innovation
  • Change Management