Jeremy Basset Global Director, New Business Unit, Unilever
As a Global Director in Unilever’s New Businesses Unit, Jeremy is responsible for cultivating business opportunities which can grow to become the future of Unilever. This includes developing new technologies, business models and partnerships which can help stretch Unilever beyond the company’s core capabilities. Jeremy is responsible for leading Unilever’s engagement with start-up accelerators such as Springboards IoT program and is mentoring various start-ups focussed on consumer-interfacing IoT opportunities.
During Jeremy’s 10 years at Unilever, he has lived and worked in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore & the UK. Jeremy has a marketing and commercial background, with a degree in Accounting & Marketing, he’s CPA qualified and has an MBA from London Business School.