Patrick Oungre

Group Head of Innovation and Corporate Venture Capital, A2A

Patrick joined A2A in 2020 with the responsibility to develop and growth the Innovation program across the A2A Group and launch the Corporate Venture Capital initiative.
Previously, he spent over 15 years experience in the field of strategy consulting, innovation and corporate organization advising large clients across industries to bootstrap, develop and optimize their innovation journeys.
He led the Ecosystem and Innovation management offering at PwC New Ventures where he was also responsible for the Open Innovation initiatives and strategic partnership with research institution and technology transfer (such as IIT Italian Institute of technology, ..)
During his professional carrier he also carried out research activities with Politecnico of Milano in the field of Open Innovation and innovation value measurement.
He frequently collaborates with startups as an advisor, coach and investor.
Patrick holds a BSc in Computer Science from Università Statale in Milan, he earned a Master in Management from Bocconi University and specialization in Design thinking for Business Innovation from the University of Virginia.