Graduate of the Toulouse School of Management and the University of Groningen (NL) in Strategy and International Management, Bastien started his career within the Safran Group, attached to the Strategy Department.
Its mission is to identify trends and prepare the markets of tomorrow. After an experience in consulting and a start-up he joined in 2016 Cdiscount to participate in the creation of an ambitious innovation direction: to create the link between the actors of the ecosystem (startups, big players of the tech, funds investments, accelerators) and Cdiscount. Passionate about the relationship between startups and large groups, he has structured the "test and learn" approach which announces between 2017 and 2019 more than 150 experiments with startups.
Cdiscount.com is a member of the Casino Group. A French leader in non-food e-commerce, the company employs nearly 2,000 people and generates a business volume of nearly 4 billion euros in 2019, including its marketplace with more than 12,000 partner retailers, including 5,000 French sellers. A pioneer of responsible e-commerce, Cdiscount aims to make access to goods and services possible for as many people as possible while building an inclusive European digital economy.