Jean Dauvergne, graduate of the French Ecole Centrale at Lyons, had a career of almost thirty years in the field of innovation in the automotive industry. After starting his career at Valeo, he was in charge of innovation at Reydel Industries and Innovation Director at Visteon Interior Auto.

Within this context, in 2000, he invited Marc-Henri Menard to participate in a collaborative project with one of the major French automakers to perform and lead an Innovation Watch in the field of Man-Machine Interfaces. Since 2009, Jean Dauvergne is consultant in Automotive Innovation with a strong expertise validated in different fields (optics, materials, mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity…).

He is involved on a regular basis to i2W™ missions operated by BT2i® in the automotive and aerospace fields, building bridges between these areas thanks to dual innovations.