- CEO | Co-founder | Managing Partner
Helping companies to accelerate their growth, innovation and transformation in Asia.
Damien has more than 20 years of corporate strategy consulting experience in Asia. From 1995 to 2000, Damien managed a boutique market intelligence firm based in Ho Chi Minh City to help foreign investors enter Vietnam. From 2000 to 2006, Damien was the Asia Pacific Managing Director of the consulting arm of London-listed Aegis Plc. During his tenure as business unit leader, revenue increased by four folds. In 2006, Damien co-founded Solidiance to build the only Asia-focused corporate strategy consultancy. He has since helped multiple Fortune 500 and Conglomerates to define strategic priorities, to rethink growth blueprint, to instill innovation at the core, and to transform across Asia. Solidiance has grown from 2 to 13 offices in 10 years. Recognized as an innovation, urban development and competitive strategy expert, he is frequently interviewed on these topics.
- Education :
Master in Sustainability & Environmental Management - Harvard University , MBA – University of Chicago Booth School of Business
- Functional Experience :
Business Model Disruption , Competitive Strategy , Customers Acquisition , Growth Strategy , Merger & Acquisition , New Product Development , Innovation & Transformation
- Industry experience :
Automotive , Construction , Healthcare , Machinery , Digital Media
- Relevant country experience :
Indonesia , Iran , Malaysia , Myanmar , Saudi Arabia , Singapore , Thailand , United Arab , Emirates , Vietnam
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