Valérie Coscas, MBA'08D
Head of Strategy – France, Amazon Web Services
With 20 years of experience in Telecom & Internet, Valerie Coscas joined Amazon Web Services in 2016 as Head of Strategy for France.
Considered a visionary intrapreneur who speaks both Corporate & start-ups languages, she was previously Director of Digital Strategy for Orange Group, after several positions in Strategy, Product Marketing and Partnerships in the Innovation Direction. Prior to this and to her MBA, she had held more operational roles within Orange, after 6 years within the Techno Media Telecom practice of Accenture.
In parallel to her corporate roles, she is part of the founding and leading team of INSEAD Alumni Business Angels Club in Paris since inception (2012), and a mentor in Startup Leadership Program Paris, and in Lafayette Plug & Play accelerator. She is also a board member of several startups: WeLoveWords, Sirdata and ForePaas.
She sits on the board of directors of Financiere de l’Odet and Bolloré Group since 2016.
She holds a Master of Management from ESCP Europe Business School (1997) and an MBA from INSEAD (2008).