Corinne Vigreux is co-founder of TomTom and Managing Director of its consumer business.
She is an entrepreneur passionate about technology, design and innovation. As a leader of one of the few consumer electronic companies from Europe to become a global brand in the last 15 years, she is a champion of European innovation.
Together with her fellow co-founders, she grew TomTom from a small start-up into the global player it is today. From the launch of the world’s first personal navigation device, which was the fastest-selling consumer electronics item of the time, Corinne has successfully diversified TomTom into a multi-category consumer brand.
Corinne’s global team creates innovative products that are easy-to-use and solve real consumer problems. Best known for being the worldwide leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom now creates award-winning GPS sport watches and action cameras. As a leader in technology innovation, TomTom is also playing a major role in creating the cutting-edge technology that will empower consumers in the future of mobility through autonomous driving, smarter cities and health & wearables.
Corinne also plays an active role in organisations dedicated to getting women into more senior positions, and is a passionate advocate for improving social mobility through education.
She is a member of the supervisory board of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet, member of the supervisory board of Takeaway and independent member of the Board of Directors of ILIAD.
She has been voted one of the top fifty most inspirational woman in European tech in 2015 and 2016. Corinne was made Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in 2012 and knighted in the Royal Order of Oranje-Nassau in 2016.