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Speaker / Mr. Julien Cazelles


Mr. Julien Cazelles

Decathlon—Hendaye, France

  • ComponentEngineer,Decathlon—Hendaye,France
    • Led the design and development of innovative,sustainable substitutes for neoprene foams,enhancing product desirability and exclusivity.
    • Project Manager:follow-up,budgeting, planning, communication, component purchase & supply
  • ProductionLeader,Decathlon—HoChiMinh,Vietnam
    • Spearheaded the industrialization and quality production of neoprene wetsuits, overseeing the complete journey from laminated components to finished goods.
    • Managed two lamination suppliers handling 100k components/season and contributing 2M $/season each.
    • Led the development of new components, delivering specifications and product briefs for foam and fabric.
    • Conducted characterization and validation of neoprene components through rigorous laboratory testing and sample controls.
  • Product Engineer, Decathlon —Hendaye, France
    • Managed an end-to-end role as Product Engineer in a final year internship, leading the development of an innovative foil surfing concept promoting a new and safe foil-surfing experience.
Engineering Master Degree , HEI — Lille, France 2014 - 2019
  • Engineering degree in Technologie Innovation et Management International Textiles
  • General: sales & purchases, distribution & marketing, logistic & supply
  • Technical: R&D, production, quality, colors