Philippe Ribera

/ Vice President, Innovation, Lectra

Philippe has extensive and diverse experience in strategic marketing, product marketing, and management in multicultural environments as well as international business development and consultancy for B-to-B solutions in Europe, North America and Asia. He has a deep expertise in the soft goods and retail supply chain. After a few years as a consultant at Kurt Salmon Associated (KSA), he joined Lectra as Regional Managing Director. Then, he founded a consulting company specialized in part-time management support to SMBs with limited financial capabilities to hire fulltime experienced managers. In 1996, he returned to Lectra with a focus on strategic marketing, key account management and consulting. He had executive positions in different countries such as Morocco, Portugal, and the United States, and since 2017 as Vice President, Innovation. Philippe is a graduate from French fashion school ESIV Paris (“Ecole Superieure des Industries du Vetement”) and from Law university of Bordeaux. He is serving as board member of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) and of the CETI (European centre for innovative textiles) and of ESTIA institute of technologies