Before co-founding IntPact in 2018, Raphaël was the CIO of SpecialChem, a digital marketing company providing business development and innovation acceleration services for Chemicals & Materials companies. Raphaël has strong experience in designing new business development and innovation processes leveraging digital technologies to gain on growth speed and efficiency. He also has past experiences in R&D and Sales management at companies like Solvay, Sabic (formerly GE Plastics) and more. He holds a Ph.D. and an Engineering degree in Polymer Sciences from the University of Strasbourg (France). Prior to SpecialChem, Raphael started his career with Solvay (Belgium) in reactive extrusion. He then moved to GE Plastics Europe (now Sabic IP) in charge of Polycarbonate Compounding and technical development. Then, he continued with Polytechs SA, a company specialized in toll compounding and masterbatches as Sales and Marketing manager. Raphael holds a Ph.D and an Engineering Degree in Polymer Science from the University of Strasbourg (France) and a Masters Degree in Organic Chemistry. Raphael holds 10 patents and lives in Paris, France.