Cecilia is a Design Strategist with a tech background, passionate about innovation. She hold a Master in Digital Project Management from Les Gobelins school in France. In addition to her background in engineering and innovation, she is a certified Design Sprint Facilitator and an IDEO certified Design Thinking professional. Working in the Rakuten Institute of Technology since 2014, she helps both large businesses and smaller startup teams overcoming complex challenges. Previously HCI research engineer, she built an expertise in Virtual Reality, and co-founded the Virtual Association non-profit VR organisation.