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.

Nicolas is an International Innovation Executive, expert in corporate innovation programs, and innovation labs. He currently boosts innovation with the 20 countries of Orange Africa, from ideation, exploration, experiments with users, to exploitation.

Passionate speaker (TEDx), delivering Masterclasses @Google Academy, and Tech/Business Schools, laureat of the ISPIM Prize for innovation management (2016), Nicolas is Writer of RapidInnovation.fr, and of The Intrapreneurs’ Factory (2019), a practical guide to leverage intrapreneurship for your company, consolidating the experience of 40 corporations, and 20 intrapreneurs.

Named by InnovationExcellence viewers top 40 innovation blogger in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (#4), 2015 (#3), 2016 (#5), 2017 (#7), 2018 (#5), 2019 (#5), 2020 (#12).

Top Blogger 2014top-40-bloggers-button-ix-2016Top-40-Bloggers-Button-IX-2017


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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s