Odile ROUJOL is the Founder of BeautyTech community and Fab co-creation studio, founding and funding Beauty and Fashion DTC Startups in San Francisco.
She is an Advisor in Residence with Next World Capital, working with the firm’s portfolio companies as they expand into international leaders. She’s an advisor with The Hive Data building startups in AI and machine learning.
She is also an Advisor for Start ups in Fintech, Social media analytics, augmented reality…
She’s a board member in different companies and member of the digital council for Scotiabank ( third global bank in Canada).
Odile was most recently the Chief Strategy and Data Officer at Orange (a leading $40 billion+ market cap French telco in 30 EMEA markets with 350 million customers), where she reported to the CEO. She previously served as SVP of Brand and Communications and SVP of Marketing for the company. Before entering the technology and telecommunications field, Odile spent a large part of her career with major brands in the field of beauty and luxury as an executive with L’Oréal, Yves Saint Laurent and Bourjois (groupe Chanel). While with L’Oréal, she managed the Lancôme brand in France and the United States and became Managing Director / President of Lancôme International in 2006 (#1 worldwide cosmetic brand in luxury retail).
She has been a Board Member of Groupama SA, a key European insurance company based in Paris.
She’s a Business Angel at @50Partners, a French accelerator funded by 50 entrepreneurs dedicated to supporting selected startups. And she is a member of @BayAngels in the Bay.
Odile is a graduate of the HEC School of Management in Paris with an MBA in Marketing and Customer experience.She is now based in San Francisco.