Odile Roujol

Sales & Business Development


Odile is an Advisor with Next World Capital in San Francisco, working with the firm’s portfolio companies as they expand into international leaders. Odile is also an Advisor for San Francisco’s based Start ups in B2C (fintech, cosmetics, data analytics & platforms).

Odile was most recently the Chief Strategy and Data Officer at Orange (a leading $40 billion+ market cap French telco in 30 EMEA markets with 350 million customers), where she reported to the CEO. She previously served as SVP of Brand and Communications and SVP of Marketing for the company. Before entering the technology and telecommunications field, Odile spent a large part of her career with major brands in the field of beauty and luxury as an executive with L’Oréal, Yves Saint Laurent and Bourjois (group Chanel). While with L’Oréal, she managed the Lancôme brand in France and the United States and became Managing Director / President of Lancôme International in 2006 (#1 worldwide cosmetic brand in luxury retail).

She has been a Board Member of Groupama SA, a key European insurance company based in Paris, and is currently Board member for a digital group.
She’s also a Business Angel at @50Partners, a French accelerator funded by 50 entrepreneurs dedicated to supporting selected startups.
Odile is a graduate of the HEC School of Management in Paris with an MBA in Marketing and Customer experience.

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