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Karine Dussert-Sarthe

EVP Group Marketing, Design & Open Innovation, Orange Group

Karine Dussert-Sarthe

Speaker Bio


Karine Dussert-Sarthe is Executive Vice President of Orange, leading global product marketing, design and open innovation teams. She was appointed in September 2019 to the role, having previously served as an executive for various companies including Telstra SFR, Match Group, and Orange France.



A 20 year international telecom veteran, Karine brings to the role a proven track record of building and leading diverse teams, developing revenue in new growth territories, accelerating digital transformation, leading communications and marketing activations.

She served 6 years in Australia as an Executive Director for Telstra in various roles, building her international leadership.



Karine has a passion for what technology and digital can do for citizens and consumers in general. She is actively focused with her team on 5G, VR, next generation home experience and super apps as the next growth drivers for Orange.

She is also in charge of global start-ups scouting and incubation to the benefits of Orange top line. 



Karine sits at the Board of Orange Digital Investments.



Karine has a diploma from HEC Paris. She started her career as a strategy consultant. In her free time she enjoys travelling, scuba diving and photography.