Nathalie De Clercq: Entrepreneur, artist, passion for tech. Global roots. Carpe Diem with me!
Nathalie De Clercq's Bio:
Nathalie De Clercq's Experience:
President at WeSourceJune 2013 - Present | New York City
Nathalie transitioned into this role after working in the industry for seven years. WeSource is a boutique sourcing service. It is an independent branched of China Performance Group, which was founded in 1978. It acts as an extension of its clients' operations to give them complete control of their supply chain through advisory services, professional sourcing staff and proven sourcing systems.
Founding Partner at Wiplabs Designs2012 - Present
Ecommerce business focused on tech accessories (currently for Apple products). Founded in 2012. o Marketing: Focus on online social media marketing, guerrilla marketing, street marketing, and events. Social media marketing critical to the campaign: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, and Youtube o Management: Successful crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter; funded at 191%. Business created, developed and realized entirely by two founding members. o Production: Product development, ecommerce website, videos, photos, and business brand identity all created in house.
Direct Sourcing Manager at CRH / OldcastleJanuary 2006 - October 2013
Started and managed a global China sourcing program to gain buy-in from subsidiary companies to modify their purchasing behavior from a decentralized approach to a single, controlled, procurement channel. o Marketing: Responsible for all marketing, stakeholder engagement and internal public relations. Organized, hosted and presented at 'Direct Sourcing' related workshops across Europe. o Management: Worked directly with top-level management in Ireland, Belgium, and the US. Supervised and trained a team of eight based in Beijing, China. Grew to a $1.5m business within two years and coordinated all aspects. Position executed in English, French, and Chinese. o Production: Developed policies, procedures, and processes for all aspects of the supply chain operation. Responsible for annual business plan; created, administered, and monitored budgets.
Singer Songwriter at Telihana2009 - 2012
Pop solo artist based in Brussels. Published on iTunes, toured through Australia, Asia and Europe within two years. Fully self managed and funded. o Marketing: Self created and managed content through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and other platforms. Klout (online influencer) score of 63.07. o Production: Music collaboration with top producers in Europe (www.bionixmusic.com), co-writing all songs. Directed, produced, and edited all music videos, shows, and concerts.
Nathalie De Clercq's Education:
Audencia Nantes Ecole de Management2009 – 2009European Management Program
The Australian National University2002 – 2006Bachelor of Arts: International RelationsConcentration: World Politics, Philosophy, Psychology
Nathalie De Clercq's Interests & Activities:
Google Glass, Travel, New York, martial arts, Apple products, Tech Fashion, Languages, the study of Millennials, Social Media, Family, music, good champagne!