Herve Pluche is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ San Francisco office and a member of Heidrick Consulting, focusing on digital innovation and the process of digital acceleration in established organizations. Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Herve was a partner at Advantary LLC where he led clients on the path to exponential revenue growth through digital innovation. Prior to Advantary, Herve worked as vice president of the SAP Global Business Incubator, where he conceived and took to market SAP Precision Marketing, a context-aware marketing solution delivering personalized content to millions of consumers.

Herve is also the founder of StoreXperience Inc, launched Neocase Software in the U.S. market, led investment activities in Silicon Valley for Avanti Partners Inc & Telecom Italia Ventures, and advised senior executives at Fortune 1000 companies through Bain & Company. Throughout his career, Herve has been recognized as a creative thinker equally adept at corporate strategy or business implementation, in both established organization and disruptive start-ups; an entrepreneurial executive with a true passion for digital product innovation under the Design Thinking methodology and team leadership under the Agile organization model.

Herve earned an MBA and a certificate in global management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the French National College of Aeronautical Engineering (ISAE - Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace).