Strategy and Transformation

Arnaud Balssa

Expert in Strategy and Transformation

Leader Future of Technology, Capgemini Invent

After graduating from a double degree in Industrial Engineering at Grenoble INP and a master’s in financial management at ESCP Business School, Arnaud joined Bossard Gemini Consulting in 1998.

By leading French and international engagements, Arnaud has become a renowned expert in digital transformation and IT department in sectors like Manufacturing (Michelin, Schneider-Electric, …), Energy & Utilities (Areva, Engie…), and Finance (Société Générale, BNPP, Crédit Agricole…).

Recent work includes

A pure Capgemini product, Arnaud has been instrumental in the success of several challenging projects, in collaboration with the Group’s entities, as for recent examples:

  • PEPS (2014-2018), large scale transformation program for Credit Agricole Group’s IT production
  • CAA (2018-2020), end-to-end IT transformation for the Life Insurance department of Credit Agricole; from design to implementation

Since March 2020, Arnaud leads the Future of Technology entity for France (220 people in France, 700 worldwide). He has also developed and secured the global launch of the Inventive IT offering i.e. the simultaneous transformation of the IT and operating model of IT Departments that delivers business results.

And another thing

Passionate about new technologies, he is also a big fan of panoramic photography.

Arnaud Balssa

My experience

Leading Future of Technology Capability Unit (FR) @ Capgemini Invent

Mar 2020 - Present

Vice President @ Capgemini Invent

Jun 1998 - Present

Latest Publications

simultaneous transformation

You build it, you run it: How to become a product-oriented organization

Arnaud Balssa

Building a product organization is a critical success factor in becoming truly agile.

agile

Industrial and agile: How to be both?

Arnaud Balssa

Distributed Agile allows companies to benefit not only from Agile methods, but also from the...

agile

Kick start your Agile Transformation Journey (and be a Digital Disruptor)

Arnaud Balssa

Now more than ever, digital pure players are disrupting traditional markets, putting digital...