Laure Kaltenbach is co-founder of CreativeTech, a company that specializes in the links between arts, sciences, business, and technological innovation (See: www.thecreativetech.fr). Because of her passion about contemporary art and neuroscience, she also established Creative Futures. She is a board member of Cartooning for Peace, chaired by the cartoonist Plantu, the HIP Institute, and the University of Avignon. Her career began in 1994 at Accenture in media and telecommunication that lasted more than 11 years. She also worked as Finance Manager at TF1 for two years and later at the Prime Minister’s Office (DDM – Directorate for Media Development) for another two years. Laure Kaltenbach was a founding member as well as the Managing Director of the Forum d’Avignon from 2007 to 2016. Forum d’Avignon is a think tank and a laboratory for international meetings about culture, economy, and innovation. (See: www.forum-avignon.org).
Laure is a frequent speaker at conferences and at universities. She teaches in the MBA certificate program on the cultural and creative industries of Panthéon-Assas. She also publishes regularly in newspapers and magazines, and has co-authored a book called Nouvelles Frontières du Net, Who is hidden behind the Internet? published by Editions First in 2010. Along with Professor Jérôme Duval-Hamel, she is the co-author of a forthcoming book titled Paroles de Praticiens – Génération CreativeTech-ers, which will be published in 2018 by Panthéon Assas.
Both Laure Kaltenbach and Armelle Pasco have spent the last 25 years working for international companies and institutions that understand and utilize the links between art, technology, neurosciences, and innovation. Based on sound analysis of the business needs of companies and institutions, CreativeTech has the experience and knowledge to accompany them in Art Exhibitions, Creative Bubbles and Talks, and Creative Fabrics.