incent Créance, born in 1961, graduated from the Ecole Supérieure de Design Industriel. He began his career in 1985 at the Plan Créatif Agency, where he became design director in 1990.
He joined Alcatel in 1996 as design director for all telephone activities and became vice president Brand for Alcatel Mobile Phone, in his role as design/UI and communication director, in 1999. In 2006, Vincent Créance was appointed president of MBD Design, one of the principal design agencies in France, providing design solutions in transportation and product design.
MBD Design is also a globally leading agency for railway transportation design. He is a member of APCI (Agency for the Promotion of Industrial Creation) and the ENSCI (National College of Industrial Design) board of directors, as well as a member of the scientific advisory board of Strate College.