* Support Business and IT executive in defining data architecture, governance, modeling and integration * Identify scenarii where advanced analytics and machine learning can drive real business impact * Delivery solutions that make business ambition become a tangible reality * Transform organisations toward data-centric cultures
In charge of analytics and merchandise planning solutions for all Kering luxury brands: Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Saint-Laurent, Balenciaga, S. MacCarthney, A. McQueen. Responsible for definition of strategic roadmap, software selection, projects delivery, and support to live applications. Management of 15 internals (project managers, functional and technical experts) and 6M EUR yearly budget, 2000+ users. Main achievements #1: Implementation of shared BI service governance model solutions
covering demand management, delivery and support lifecycles, all based on Agile best practices. Convergence of 6 main fashion brands into a common data model and shared analytics solution that enabled consolidation and benchmark, Increased service level to users from 60 to 90% , Renegotiation of supplier fees up to 60% Main Achievement #2: Implemented a cloud-based operational cache, based on cloud and NoSQL architecture, where all customer-events converge into a real-time customer 360°
overview that supports front office digital application in store and on line Main Achievement #3: Implemented a collaborative innovation space called ``datalab'', providing data scientists the technology and support to run early algorithms research activities. 2 machine learning projects under industrialization aiming at marketing campaign personalization and sales forecast optimization. Main Achievement #4: Supported SAP FMS and BW4Hana implementation.
Functional expertise: Executive stakeholder management, indirect management in matrix-like organizations, agile delivery through feature teams Technical expertise: Microstrategy, Tableau, Exadata, Kafka, Solr, Cassandra, Nifi, Python, Scala, Spark, S3, Druid, Superset, SAP FMS, BW4HANA
Manager of BI and Planning applications for Luxury Couture division: Gucci, Saint-Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Stella McCartney and ALexandra McQueen. From early demand management to project delivery and maintenance in run mode, my team supports all cycles of Data, analytics and business planning applications lifecycles using best in class technologies such as Board, Microstrategy, Oracle Exadata, ODI and RPAS. We also provide innovative solutions using big data solutions (S3 / Spark / Druid / Cassandra / SOLR) and custom HTML5 frontends, enabling a powerful customer 360° and related omnicanal strategy, or industrializing machine learning algorythms in the fields of marketing campaign personnalization or sales forecast improvement.
Started and developed a consultancy specialized in SAP retail. In parallel of delivering projects to
our customers, I ensured all aspects of business administration and development: strategy, pre-sales, partnership, recruitment and coaching of consultants, commercial relationships. I was at the same time ensuring the lead role delivering SAP projects to our customers on the field. Retail customers: Miss Etam (NL), Casino, Jack Wills (UK), Trafic (BE), Tally Weijl (CH), 3Suisses, GoSport Main achievements: growing from 0 to 15 employees and 2M EUR sales /year, secured a reseller agreement with SAP France (VAR). Business expertise: Entrepreneur and business administration, seasonal/fashion merchandise management, omni-channel retail operations. Technical expertise: SAP BW, BI-IP, ABAP (OO), IS-Retail, Business Object
Context : Greenfield implementation of IS-Retail, BW and MAP (BI 7.0, ECC6) for a french fashion retailer. Mission Details: I was in charge of implementing the new MAP solution in collaboration with SAP Germany to provide product managers with both strategic and operational planing applications in BW for their seasonal merchandise procurement. Specific tasks I handled: BW customizing (extractors, data modelling, reports creations) ABAP developments Creation of planing web application MAP customizing: Master data planing in BI and data retraction in ECC6 Retail via Release Workbench.
I participated in 10+ SAP implementations as a freelance consultant & developer in the field of Business intelligence, merchandise and financial planning : Retail customers: Reliance Retail (India),, Body Shop (UK),, Printemps, BricoDépôt. Other industries: Rolex, Hewlett Packard, Orange (UK), Arcelor, L’Oréal, Lyreco. Technical expertise: BW (certified), SAP ECC and IS-Retail, BPC, BI-IP, SAP Merchandise & Assortment Planning, ABAP (OO), FI (certified), CO (certified). Business expertise: business intelligence and analytics retail operations, financial planning and control, supply chain operations.
full project life cycle. Context : Implementation of a corporate financial planing solution for a stationery distributor (BI 7.0, ECC6). Mission Details: I was in charge of implementing a financial planing tool based on BI-IP technology to provide management across 25 countries with a unique budget application Specific tasks I handled: BW customizing (extractors, data modelling, reports creations) ABAP developments STS workflow customizing Creation of planing web application Project management and team leading
full project life cycle. Context : BW implementation following the go live of a new central purchasing SRM system (BI 7.0, R/3 4.6C). Mission Details: I was in charge of designing the BW data flow (datasources, ODS and cubes) and reports related to the new procurement flows brought by the SRM application. Reports mainly consisted of monitoring purchase orders, goods receipt, invoices, GR/IR clearing account management, financial reports and actual/budget control. Specific tasks I handled: BW customizing (extractors, data modelling, reports creations) ABAP developments Creation of web reports and Bex reports
Context : Support and assist the BI team of a major retailer in re-designing their BW system after several years of live activity (BW 3.5, R/3 4.6C, POSDM). Mission Details: I was responsible for remodelling FI flows (general ledger) and CO flows (PCA, CCA et OPA) in BW. Objective was to optimize detail level and data volume to fit end-users requirement. Enhancement of a BPS application for Customer Loyalty Card planning and remodelling of the web planning interface.
Full project life cycle. Context : Greenfield IS-Retail and BW implementation for a starting retail business that now has several thousands point of sales in India (BI7.0, ECC6, POSDM). Mission Details: My role was to coordinate the new BI team (6 consultants) through a greenfield BW implementation. Objective was to setup a complete reporting tool covering all business flows (procurement, sales, stocks and point of sales) within 5 weeks. In order to achieve such a quick implementation I had to provide the team with both technical training as well as expertise of the retail industry KPIs. Specific tasks I handled: BW customizing (extractors, data modelling, reports creations) ABAP developments Enhancement of POSDM standard solution through Badis Creation of web reports Project management and team leading Organisation of technical support processes and SLAs
Context : Greenfield IS-Retail and BW implementation for a major retailer part of the KingFischer group (BW 3.5, R/3 4.7, POSDM). Mission Details: Deliver real-time supply chain and financial KPIs based on store data (sales data collected through POSDM) along with a sales planning application for store managers. Specific tasks I handled: BW customizing (extractors, data modelling, reports creations) ABAP developments Creation of web reports Creation of sales planning application in SEM-BPS Customizing of data retraction to IS-Retail
Mission Details: I was responsible for the entire design and development of a cost simulation tool in SEM-BPS used to track primary costs posted to materials through all manufacturing steps. I was responsible for the entire development of a planing application in SEM-BPS used to track and simulate impact of currency exchange rates on material costs. Implementation of Inventory reporting and Quality management reporting including related BW data flows (extractors, cubes and reports).
Context : Implementation of a corporate financial planing solution for a luxury watches manufacturer (BI 3.0, SEM-BPS).
Mission Details: Objective was to deliver a complete web-based financial planing application with STS workflow and data retraction capability to R/3 for cost centres, internal orders and WBS element budgets (CO and PS module).
Specific tasks I handled: BW customizing (extractors, data modelling, reports creations) STS workflow customizing Creation of web planing applications in SEM-BPS with forecast formulas and asset depreciation calculatio.
Context : assist SAP team in multiple evolution projects and daily support (BI 3.0, R/3 4.7 and IS-Retail). Mission Details: Propose a Proof of Concept for cross reporting of time sheet and planned activity type in BW. Creation of Cost centres and Profit centres plan/actual reports. Create data flow in BW to consolidate inventory information from multiple legacy sources. 4.7 R/3 upgrade
Context : assist SAP team in multiple roll-outs of procurement processes through several R/3 systems connected via EDI (R/3 4.7). Mission Details: I was responsible for project management and coordination of more than 10 roll-outs in various countries (Korea, Switzerland, Australia...) Roll-outs consisted in local implementation of optimized procurement core model flows, taking into account inter-company billing legal constraints.
Mission Details: I was responsible for the implementation of Fixed assets (FI-AA) module for a national retailer (150 stores).
Machine Learning, Solr
Data Science, Druid, Data analysis, Analytics
Apache Kafka, Big Data, Spark
SAP CO, SAP
Executive stakeholder management, Data Modelling, Apache Cassandra, SAP IS R, Apache NIFI, SAP IS, SAP ABAP OO, SAP ECC, SAP FI, SAP Netweaver > SAP BW, SAP ABAP, S3, IP, French, Developer, Manager, tableau, Demand Management, International Team lead, SAP Freelance consultant, SAP-netweaver- Business, Python Programming, Front Office, English
Business Objects, MicroStrategy, Business Intelligence
My education and trainings
Bachelor of Arts, European, Management - University of Westminster
Masters Field Of Study International Business - KEDGE Business School2000 - 2001
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