Nicolas de Cordes is Vice President Marketing Anticipation for the Orange Group, in charge of identifying consumer trends and exploring new business opportunities, and has a particular interest in using Data for Development.

He worked in the past in various strategy and operational marketing positions for affiliates and for the Group in Belgium, in the UK and in France. Before joining Orange, he worked as a consultant for Accenture and The Boston Consulting Group, and is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique of Brussels

Nicolas is member of the World Economic Forum’s Global agenda Council on Data-Driven Development, and The Future of Humanitarian System, a Board member of Paris21 at OCDE, and served on the UN Secretary-General Independent Expert Advisory Group on the “Data Revolution for Development”.