Amsterdam | Join us for a cocktail night about “Innovation & intrapreneurship”

May 05, 2017

Amsterdam is becoming the new European capital city for startups. As part of a thriving network, the emlyon business school forever Netherlands community organizes a cocktail night on the theme of “Intrapreneurship & Innovation” on Wednesday, May 17.

High-level guest speakers will discuss the following topic:

“Innovation and intrapreneurship: how to drive innovation in large corporations?”

at Wibaustraat, The Student Hotel

from 6:30pm onwards


The roundtable will be followed by a networking cocktail at the Student Hotel to allow you to pursue the discussion.


Interested in the matter but not part of the emlyon business school forever alumni network? This event is open to anyone so do not hesitate to invite your own network to this roundtable!


Program of the event:

6:30pm: Welcome drink

7pm: Introduction by emlyon business school forever representatives

o Alexia Nunes – emlyon business school forever Netherlands ambassador

o Christèle Fernand & Aurore Poirier – emlyon business school forever alumni network team

7:30pm: Roundtable “Innovation and intrapreneurship: how to drive innovation in large corporations?”

9:30pm: Networking cocktail

Discover without further due, the guest speakers of this special event:

Roxana M. Diaconescu (PGE 2011), Strategy and Innovation - Consumer Fragrances, at IFF – International Flavors and Fragrances, will talk about the great and the tough of increasing speed of innovation to market: start-up style inside the big organization;

IFF is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world



Bauke Jousma, Knowledge Manager, at Scherp Zicht | digital workspace boosters will talk about the ideas and challenges for the transformation of an internal R&D department in healthcare into a new startup;




Olivier Pernoud (PGE 2003), Director of Market Management Benelux & Nordic, at Expedia,Inc. will talk about a number of initiatives that the company is taking to “power the industry”.




Schedule: 6:30pm – 10:30pm

Venue: The Student Hotel & The Pool Amsterdam City
Wibautstraat 129, 1091 GL Amsterdam

Rates including the cocktail:
• For student and lifelong membership alumni: 15€
• For non-lifelong membership alumni: 20€
• For any participant: 20€


For your information, the emlyon business school forever alumni network bears more than 50% of the cost of the evening.

Registration: click on “Register” below. We won’t be able to accept any registration on the day of the event.


Looking forward to meeting you there!

Kind regards,

Alexia Nunes – emlyon business school forever Netherlands ambassador


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