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Dominic Doyle

STRATEGIC INNOVATION CONSULTANT

Can work in or around Barcelona

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  • Suggested rate €500 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 24 hours
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Barcelona, Spain
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  • around Barcelona and 50km

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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • Spanish

    Fluent

  • Catalan

    Basic

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Dominic in a few words

Strategic Innovation/CX Manager with 20 years cross-category experience in consumer centric product design and innovation for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), medical product development, consumer product and industrial design industries.

Specialized in Design Thinking and CX including lean Start-Up (M.V.P) principles, a professional with a proven track record of launching multiple new products to market with multiple brands that engage customers to repeat purchase through such strategies as the device + refill business model.

Focused on creating sustainable value bringing to life products, services, and experiences, that improve lives and create sustainable business growth. Seeking an environment where these values; teamwork, and professional development are celebrated.

A natural leader and connector, a person who thrives on stimulation and new challenges; originally from New Zealand, has travelled extensively, including Asia, Europe, the UK and the U.S.A. and has worked in Auckland, London and Barcelona respectively.

Currently lives near Barcelona and has enjoyed the opportunity to learn Spanish, Catalan and paddle surf.

Experience

Zobele Group

Raw materials industry

STRATEGIC INNOVATION MANAGER

Barcelona, Spain

March 2019 - October 2020 (1 year and 7 months)

Strategic Business Innovation Manager (B2B) responsible for the sustainable growth of Blue-chip Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies through the application of Design Thinking/CX process and strategic partnerships.

Highlights:

- New Business Development: Acquisition of new global multi-million dollar client in a new category (sustainable refillable deodorants).

- New Business & Channel Development: Development of eCommerce B2C channel in China.

- Digital Transformation: Identified and developed use cases of how digital transformation can improve Zobele bottom line a 100-year-old B2B FMCG company.

- Sustainability Strategy: Created the sustainability vision, resulting in the adoption of a long term sustainability integration plan and the creation of a corporate sustainability role.

- Key Account Management: Led the product innovation pipeline for key accounts. Notable success the launch of a new membrane product platform worth hundreds of millions of revenue.

Zobele Group

Raw materials industry

Innovation Planning Manager

Barcelona, Spain

January 2015 - March 2019 (4 years and 2 months)

Managed and led Global Innovation Planning Team for Zobele IHUB Barcelona and Singapore.

Bottom line responsible for managing new product development pipeline with products that are technically feasible, fulfill consumer and CLIENT needs ensuring sustainable business growth for Zobele and our partners.

Resulting in multiple global product launches for key partners including P&G, Reckitt & Benckiser, Henkel and Unilever.

https://ihub.zobele.com/

Zobele Group

Raw materials industry

Concept Developer Innovation Hub

Barcelona, Spain

September 2011 - April 2013 (1 year and 7 months)

Responsible for concept development and project management in the Innovation Hub Zobele Group.

Zobele Group

Raw materials industry

Innovation Planner

Barcelona, Spain

September 2013 - January 2015 (1 year and 4 months)

Business focus product innovation planner. A Front End Innovation (F.E.I) role focused on creating disruptive concepts based on design thinking and lean start-up methodology (M.V.P).

My key duties included to plan and execute innovation initiatives, brief and manage external innovation experts. Lead and follow projects from initial challenge definition to Design and Development. Manage innovation pipeline, identify opportunities, research trends and lead co-creation and design workshops.

Hewlett Packard

Mechanical Engineering

Industrial Design Lead Large Format Printing

Barcelona, Spain

January 2009 - August 2011 (2 years and 7 months)

Responsible for Industrial Design at HP Large Format Printers. Core duties included managing the Industrial design process and protecting design intent. Acting as a bridge between operations and the customer experience team this role relies heavily on relationship management and negotiation skills.

As a key decision maker for cosmetic parts and customer touch areas in my programs I helped successfully launch multiple large format printer platforms including SKU's leveraging the new HP latex technology.

Roca Sanitario

Architecture & Urban Planning

Product Design Development Engineer

Barcelona, Spain

January 2007 - January 2009 (2 years)

Design and development of key parts and technologies within the Roca WELLNESS SUITE team, including industrial and mechanical design, documentation, validation and production.

Achievements include development of a water-proof speaker system for the project, the aromatherapy system, and signature parts such as the complimentary all weather stool

Cambridge Audio

Luxury Goods

Mechanical Design Engineer

City of London, United Kingdom

January 2004 - December 2006 (2 years and 11 months)

Role focussed on managing the design and development of all mechanical parts within key Mordaunt Short loudspeakers. Projects included, designing the award winning Cambridge Audio “S30” system. Contributing to the Avant Architect In-wall series and creating the Performance 2 concept book-shelf loudspeaker for the Flagship Mordaunt Short Performance range.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

Medical

Product Design Development Engineer

Auckland, New Zealand

January 1998 - July 2003 (5 years and 6 months)

Involved in all stages of New Product Development, from customer needs identification and concept generation to production line design, marketing and product support.

Notable achievement the invention of a novel breathing mask for Obstructive Sleep Apnea sufferers patented globally.

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