This blog is about innovation management, from creativity, collective development and elegant design, to user engagement, innovation marketing, and scaling-up. It draws a particular focus on setting-up and managing rapid innovation units, akin corporate innovation labs, and innovation ecosystems to incubate, and accelerate innovation within large companies.

Innovation Exec, and Adviser, Nicolas sets-up innovation labs, and open innovation programs for new business in the digital industry: Imagine.Orange.com, Orange Intrapreneurs Studio, Orange Business Model Innovation, and Startup.Orange.com.

As Orange Startups Studio Founder, an agile entity within Orange Innovation incubating corporate start-ups, Nicolas entices Orange employees to become intrapreneurs, and bring their idea to life within Orange business. He shared his experience in his book: The Intrapreneurs’ Factory.

Nicolas is equally a dashing booster of “bottom-up” or “local” innovation over Orange footprint in Africa.

International speaker (TEDx), delivering Masterclasses @Google Academy, and Tech/Business Schools, laureat of the ISPIM Prize for innovation management, Nicolas is Writer of RapidInnovation.fr, and of The Intrapreneurs’ Factory.


Named by InnovationExcellence viewers top 40 innovation blogger in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (#4), 2015 (#3), 2016 (#5), 2017 (#7), and 2018 (#5).

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Nicolas holds a master degree in telecommunications from French Grande Ecole Supelec, and an Executive Master from HEC Business School where he completed a thesis on Rapid Inovation (“rapid innovation a must-have in globalization time”).

These articles are my own, and do not represent necessarily my company @Orange.

Follow me on Twitter: @nicobry and Facebook



  1. Bonjour,

    Je travaile depuis plus de 20ans sur de grands événements sportifs comme les JO sur des aspects technologie, telecoms, new media (y compris l’expérience Quokka Sports)et puis plus récemment l’organisation générale de tels événements et les phases de candidature.
    Je souhaiterais vous contacter afin de discuter “transmedia”, opportunités de spectacles itiniérants, opportunités d’accompagnement actif d’événements pour créer de nouvelles formes de “stotytelling” dès les phases de candidatures .

    Pascal Wattiaux

    skype: pwattiaux

  2. Bravo!

    C’est un très bon blog!

    Une bonne qualité du contenu. Bon design. Bons sujets.
    Enfin moi ca m’intéresse l’internet donc forcément je suis captif!

    Go go go go!

  3. Excellent blog! Do you have any tips for aspiring writers? I’m planning to start my own blog soon but I’m a little lost on everything. Would you propose starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many choices out there that I’m completely confused .. Any tips? Cheers!

  4. Very interesting article you wrote on “running-the-innovation-pipeline-at-eads-corporate-nursery”….
    As part of a company that is strategic global partner of the EADS Technology Licensing business of EADS Innovation works, it was good to get an insider perspective.
    Look forward to getting in touch with you.

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