Hello, I'm Benoit Lips, Consultant and Expert. I help people and companies to unlock the potential of the digital (r)evolution and disruptive innovation
Benoit Lips's Bio:
Executive with technical background, Benoit Lips has founded and managed several companies (still running) in the field of digital marketing and technology, growing them from inception to 10+ Meur in revenue.
Over the last 20 years, Benoit Lips has acquired a wide experience in company development, at each stage of the growth, faced economic downturn and succeeded in creating strong and sustainable market positioning and recognition.
He is focusing now, as coach, consultant or interim manager, on helping companies - from startups to large multi-national companies - to unlock the potential of the digital (r)evolution and explore disruptive innovation. As a Lean Startup practitioner, coach and mentor for several startup accelerator programs and intrapreneurship programs, Benoit has helped hundreds of teams on their journey to innovative startup creation.
Investor and Fund Manager at Lean Fund - a privately held seed and early stage investment fund, co-Founder of Lean Studio, Benoit serves also as board member of several companies and organisations in Belgium.
He founded and leads Quartier(s) Libre(s) a non for profit organization which aims at accelerating social innovation projects
Specialties: Digital Strategies, Branding, Customer Relationship Management, Digital Marketing, Mobile, Innovation, Change Management, Internet, Lean startup, Business Model Canvas, Disruptive strategies
Benoit Lips's Experience:
Director at Evolene SPRLMay 2005
CVO at LBiJanuary 2007 - April 2012
CEO at DADJanuary 1995 - May 2005
Chairman of the board at IAB Belgium2011 - 2013
Coach at Nest'upMarch 2012 - Present | Belgium
NEST'up by CREATIVE WALLONIA is the first TechStars-style startup accelerator in Belgium. During 12 weeks, I'm coaching several entrepreneurs, challenging them and helping them to have everything clear, packed and ready for the demo day... http://www.nestup.be/
Digital (&) Strategies at Your AgencyJune 2012 - Present | Waterloo, Belgium
Fund Manager at Lean FundFebruary 2014 - Present | Mont Saint Guibert
Lean FUND is a privately held seed and early stage investment fund managed by experienced entrepreneurs. On top of our first round investment, we provide coaching from our integrated Lean REACTOR. http://www.leanfund.com
Managing Partner at Lean Studio SCRLJanuary 2015 - Present | Mont Saint Guibert
Lean Studio is a service company founded in 2015, based on 5+ years of in depth practice of Startups coaching. We help large companies and institutions to stimulate, manage and leverage on disruptive innovation
Benoit Lips's Education:
Universite Catholique de Louvain1983 – 1988Civil. Eng.
Benoit Lips's Interests & Activities:
Digital Strategies, Branding, Customer Relationship Management, Digital Marketing, Mobile, Innovation, Change Management, Internet Lean startup, Disruption management Consultant, Interim Manager, Author, Speaker