CEO of Unit City
Dominique is a digital transformation expert and leader. Recognized expert in digital with a 20+ year proven track record in strategy and operational digital transformation for Fortune 500 companies, both as a consultant and as a corporate executive. Dominique is also a successful entrepreneur, with one exit, a Limited Partner in a VC Fund in Silicon Valley (The Refiners) with more than 50 investments in the portfolio, a startup mentor and advisor and is part of several nonprofits as advisor and ambassador. Dominique is also co-owner of Sierra Nevada Hospitality group, with 2 boutique hotels in the Foothill of Yosemite National Park.
Currently, Dominique is the CEO of UNIT City, Ukraine’s first Innovation Park and soon one of the largest in Europe.
Previously, Dominique was CEO of FABERNOVEL US, the US subsidiary of the global Innovation agency FABERNOVEL. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the Group, in charge of the International Development. Dominique doubled the size and the revenue of the company during his first year and supported the acquisition of an agency in Shanghai, opening FABERNVOEL to Asia.
Previously, Dominique was the founder and owner of Rebellion Lab, a digital strategy consulting agency based in the Silicon Valley, working with global companies on their digital transformation. Dominique worked and advised directly CEO’s and Government officials in the US, Europe, China, Australia and Japan. tHe successfully sold to FABERNOVEL.
Prior Dominique was responsible for digital strategy and innovation for BNP Paribas globally, reporting to the COO of the bank. While at BNP, he ran research and development at “L’Atelier” in Paris, before opening a subsidiary office in San Francisco in 2005.
Dominique is a contributing columnist for various global publications. He is regularly an invited lecturer for IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Vogue….
Before joining BNP Paribas, Dominique led the team of an e-business strategy consulting firm, accompanying members of Fortune 500 companies in their Internet strategy. He was previously in charge of Internet strategy for Groupe La Poste.
He is co-author of the best-selling and award winning book “How the Web changes the world”, published by Pearson Publishing in April 2008, and republished in June 2011 in 4 languages (French, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish).
Dominique has several awards. He is Knight of the National Order of Merit, given by the French President to recognize his work to support the digital transformation of the French economy and for the bridge he created between Silicon Valley and France. He was recognized as Digital Personality of the year in 2013 and received the price of the best book on technology in 2008.
Dominique is French and American. He is married and has one child.