Olivier Zimmer co-founder of Spate, a machine intelligence solution for finding the next big trend in beauty and consumer goods. Spate analyzes over 10 billion consumer behavior signals from across the web to identify new whitespace opportunities for brands.
Previously, Olivier spent 10 years at Google where he and his Spate co-founder started Google’s Trendspotting division while leading the data science team. He spotted trends such as face masks, turmeric, and cold brew before it was a thing.
He moved to the U.S. via a prestigious grant provided by the Belgian Royal family; he graduated from the Free University of Brussels and from the University of California Berkeley.