Director of Innovation & Tech Transfer
Vincent Mauroit was born and raised in the Flemish jewel town of Ghent in Belgium and holds an academic Master of Science degree in electromechanical engineering from the University of Ghent and an Executive MBA in general management from the University of Mannheim and the ESSEC Business School in Paris. Vincent is a management and leadership professional with hands-on experience in the areas of driving product innovation, managing operations, quality management, identifying sales opportunities, leading teams, and developing strategies that achieve optimum growth and revenue. He lead the Innovation, product management and advanced development activities of a renowned German automotive Tier1 supplier where he was responsible for the innovation management process and the business development of new products for several car manufacturers including BMW, Daimler, VW/Audi, Porsche and car manufacturers in the US (Ford, GM, Tesla, etc…) and China (BYD, FAW, NIO, etc…) and he is also a mentor and co-founder of several start-up companies. Vincent has an overall passion for innovation and especially for technological innovations which contribute to a better and more sustainable world and have the potential to make major contributions in solving the big challenges the world is currently facing.