Laura Chagneux


Professional Status


About Me

I am an innovation driver, consultant and trainer on the methods of creativity, open innovation and collective intelligence at Agorize.

I train collaborators on various dimensions such as the design thinking, the lean start-up, the customer experience and on how to pitch a project. I have been accompanying major groups in different sectors (Engie, ALD automotive, Aviva, etc) in their innovation approach by building with them appropriate innovation programs.


Consultant Creativity & Innovation

Since January 2015
  • Agorize offers a platform and consultancy solution dedicated to online innovation challenges in order to efficiently engage with high-value communities : students, developers, startups and employees.
  • Open innovation challenges foster innovation by allowing diversified communities to be part of an innovation and creation process, and collect ouf-of-the-box ideas.
  • We run collaborative innovation workshops to help organizations generate new ideas for their business, develop innovative solutions and boost their digital transformation!
  • #OpenInnovation #Communities

High-level Athlete Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee
Since 2013
  • 3rd European Ultimate Championships, 2015 @Copenhague
  • 1st European Ultimate Club Championship, 2014 @Frankfurt
  • World Ultimate Club Championship, 2014 @Lecco

Afiliated Professor in Innovation

Grenoble Business School
Since 2015
  • Teaching students to be more creative, to assimilate the key concepts of innovation management and to challenge themselves.

Co-Founder of the startup ‘become’

October 2013 to October 2014
  • become is a consulting firm, aiming to increase business performance by improving employees well-being and by building a collaborative work culture.
  • Integrated in the 1st French Incubator 'Incubagem'
  • #Collaboration #MakeSense
  • AMPMI aims to boost Innovation, to connect people & organisations around Innovation, to promote collective intelligence, to share best-practices and to inspire people, in Aix-Marseille area.
  • We run one day Innovation summits about key innovation topics
  • #Innovation #Inspiration

Gender Diversity Project Officer

Airbus Helicopters
June 2013 to December 2013
  • I co-created and coordinated activities to inspire, promote and boost gender diversity, categorized in 5 work packages: Benchmarking, Mentoring, Marketing HR, Work-life balance and Leadership,
  • We ran playful workshops with the top management to reach an innovative action plan.
  • We impulsed the women network by promoting the benefits of membership, defining and designing relevant communication and by organizing business cross divisional events & conferences with EADS.
  • #Diversity #Change #Ambition

Junior Consultant

November 2012 to May 2013
  • I realized a full study of the market and the environment as well as the strategic diagnosis to develop a competitive advantage.
  • I created a business game to obtain a powerful ideas generation process. I ran a session based on open innovation to cross customers and employees' ideas.
  • #BusinessGames


Master of Science in Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Grenoble Graduate School of business
September 2012 to June 2014

Distinctions award - International Program
Thesis on Creativity and Innovation through the use of playful activities. Excellence award.

Bachelor in Business administration

HEC Montréal
September 2009 to June 2012

Major in Management & Marketing.
Entrepreneurship Profile including a full business plan for a Well-Being & Sport center.
Excellence mercury Award - Trilingual course

International exchange (6months) in Lancaster University (UK)


  • Expertise in stimulating creativity and developing innovative solutions
  • Running and facilitating workshops on management innovation
  • Creation and training of business games
  • Technical and practical experience of creating new startup
  • Knowledge and abilities for entrepreneurial Networking (Local companies, banks, Incubators etc)
  • Startup Weekend Competition: 1st Price - Grenoble Nov 2012
  • Best Business Plan: Excellence Scholarship - April 2012
  • Best salesman challenge organised by Xerox: Finalist - Janv 2012


  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Running: Trails, Semi-Marathon
  • Climbing
  • Deep diving
  • Biking