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HISTORY

OWKIN was co-founded in 2016 by Thomas Clozel, MD, a clinical research doctor and former assistant professor in clinical hematology and Gilles Wainrib, PhD, a pioneer in the field of Artificial Intelligence in biology. OWKIN has raised over $30M from top-tier VC funds and is now providing its AI technologies to several of the largest cancer centers and pharmaceutical companies in Europe and in the US.


TEAM

Our international, multidisciplinary team harbors incredible talent in machine learning, statistics, medicine, biology, and business.  The team includes 24 PhDs, 87 Masters and award-winning data scientists: several Kaggle masters in the global top 100, and a DREAM Challenge top performer. This team is featured in Nature Medicine, ICML, NIPS and other top scientific & data science journals.

OWKIN
Founders

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Thomas is the CEO and Co-Founder at OWKIN, leading medical research and business intelligence. He is a former Assistant Professor of Clinical Onco-Hematology at Hôpital Henri Mondor in Paris. Thomas is also a former member of Ari Melnick’s lab at the Weill Cornell Medical College, where he co-led several projects focused on prediction of resistance to chemotherapy in B-cell lymphoma.
THOMAS CLOZEL, MD
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
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Gilles Wainrib is Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder at Owkin. After receiving his PhD in Applied Mathematics from Ecole polytechnique, Gilles was a researcher at Stanford University and an Assistant Professor at Ecole Normale Supérieure, where he worked on machine learning algorithms and their applications in biology and medicine.
GILLES WAINRIB, PhD
CO-FOUNDER & CSO

Board of
Directors

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BRUNO STRINGINI, PharmD
Former CEO Novartis Oncology
About 2
Thomas is the CEO and Co-Founder at OWKIN, leading medical research and business intelligence. He is a former Assistant Professor of Clinical Onco-Hematology at Hôpital Henri Mondor in Paris. Thomas is also a former member of Ari Melnick’s lab at the Weill Cornell Medical College, where he co-led several projects focused on prediction of resistance to chemotherapy in B-cell lymphoma.
THOMAS CLOZEL, MD
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
About 3
Gilles Wainrib is Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder at Owkin. After receiving his PhD in Applied Mathematics from Ecole polytechnique, Gilles was a researcher at Stanford University and an Assistant Professor at Ecole Normale Supérieure, where he worked on machine learning algorithms and their applications in biology and medicine.
GILLES WAINRIB, PhD
CO-FOUNDER & CSO
About 7
NICOLE JUNKERMANN
Founder NJF Capital
About 8
BRUNO RAILLARD
Partner Frst Capital
About 9
ALEX PASTEUR
Partner F-Prime Capital

OWKIN
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

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BRUNO STRINGINI, PharmD
Former CEO Novartis Oncology
About 11
JEAN-PHILIPPE VERT, PhD
Senior Researcher at Google Brain and Research Professor at the Centre for Computational Biology at Mines ParisTech
About 12
OLIVER ELEMENTO, PhD
Director, Englander Institute for Precision Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College

OWKIN
BUSINESS & CORPORATE

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Isabelle graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris. She joined SFR in 2006, where she held various finance and strategy positions, including Finance Director and Chief of Staff. Before joining Owkin she was Deputy CEO at Econocom France. Isabelle is an Independent Board Member and Member of the Audit Committee at COFACE. In 2013, 2014 and 2015 she was listed in The Figaro’s Top 100 French future leaders.

ISABELLE LAFORGUE
Executive VP, Finance and Operations
About 14

Prior to joining Owkin, Michaël served as Chief Information Officer of the Pasteur Institute for seven years. He led the Information Systems Department, managing sensitive data and infrastructure for 130 research units including 1600 scientists. He also was tasked with leading the design and implementation of the bioinformatics center and community for the Parisian campus and Pasteur Institute’s international network.

MICHAËL PRESSIGOUT
Chief Growth Officer
About 15
Anna graduated from HEC Paris and IIM Bangalore. She began her career in financial engineering at Barclays, later joining Global Infrastructure Partners. She then entered the startup world, joining YipitData as a Data Scientist, and later moved to Balderton, one of the leading European venture capital funds, investing in large data plays, AI, healthcare and biotech startups. Anna is now Head of Strategy at Owkin.
ANNA HUYGHUES-DESPOINTES
HEAD OF STRATEGY
About 16
A graduate of Ecole polytechnique and MIT, Meriem completed her PhD in Cancer Biology at Institut Curie, while teaching mathematics and statistical analysis at Université Paris-Sud. She was a Research Project Manager before she became a consultant at AEC Partners. She joined Owkin as Partnership and Translational Research Manager working with both the Lab and Business teams and is now the Head of Partnerships.
MERIEM SEFTA, PhD
HEAD OF PARTNERSHIPS
About 17
Anna is the COO at Owkin. Prior to joining Owkin, Anna founded and led Asteria, a consumer logistics services company. She sold Asteria to her Rocket Internet-backed competitor Zipjet. Anna started her career at the investment bank Société Générale. She holds a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago and an MA in International Economic Policy from Sciences Po Paris.
ANNA BONDARENKO
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
About 18
Prior to joining Owkin as the Finance Manager, May Kang worked at Mauna Kea Technologies, a French publicly-traded medical devices company. May Kang graduated from Enoes in Paris. She is a French chartered accountant and statutory auditor. She started her career in several CPA and audit firms, including Grant Thornton, serving startups and international tech companies. She is now the Head of Finance.
MAY KANG YU
HEAD OF FINANCE
About 19

Louise graduated from EMLYON Business School with a degree in corporate finance. Before joining Owkin, she worked at Deloitte as a financial auditor, serving companies of different sizes, from French SMEs to international tech companies.  

LOUISE DUFLOT
Business Controler
About 20

Guillaume graduated from SKEMA Business School with a specialization in Human Resources Management. Prior to joining Owkin, he worked for nine years at Valeo, where he held several positions in HR in different environments (including R&D, Industrial and Sales & Marketing), in both operational and HQ levels, with local and international scopes in France and Germany.

GUILLAUME ROUZAUD
HEAD OF HR
About 21
Prior to joining the startup community and becoming Owkin’s Employee Experience Manager, Alicia worked for a number of tour operators and event organizers. Alicia graduated from Université Paris XII with a degree in Business Tourism and Event Planning.
ALICIA SIMION
EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE MANAGER
About 22

Jean-Frédéric is an engineer by training, with a dual degree from Ecole polytechnique and Oxford. Prior to joining Owkin, Jean-Frédéric was an Innovation Manager at Roche, leveraging new technology to develop integrated solutions that would improve patient outcomes. He led Epidemium, an open science initiative to crowdsource cancer research, as well as open innovation projects with top healthtech startups to develop software medical device solutions, such as MSCopilot for MS patients.

JEAN-FRÉDÉRIC PETIT-NIVARD
PHARMA DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
About 23

Michèle graduated as a pharmacist at Paris Descartes University, and after leading the clinical research studies unit at the liver transplantation ward in Hospital Paul Brousse in France, she moved into clinical research in the pharmaceutical industry. Michèle then completed a Master from ESSEC and worked for Cegedim Strategic Data, Quintiles and Parexel in roles involving business development with pharmaceuticals and biotech companies.

MICHÈLE BENTATA, PharmD
VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PHARMA
About 24

Sanjay is a practicing physician. He holds Medical Sciences and Medical degrees from Oxford University and a Masters Degree from Cambridge University, as well as Membership of the Royal College of Physicians. Sanjay has research experience in neuroimaging, epidemiology and digital health. Prior to joining Owkin as a Partnership Manager, he was a Senior Associate at Boston Consulting Group, where he focused on data and digital in healthcare. He sits on the Patient Safety Committee at the Royal Society of Medicine and was previously a Specialist Advisor at the Care Quality Commission.

SANJAY BUDHDEO, MD
PHARMA BD DIRECTOR
About 25

Victor graduated from Imperial College London as a chemical engineer (MEng, 2011) and completed a masters in bioscience enterprise at the University of Cambridge (MPhil, 2012). He founded Desktop Genetics, a company developing AI technology for CRISPR genome editing. In 2018, he led the acquisition of Desktop Genetics, following which he remained with the Celixir group for a year to ensure a complete transition. Since July 2019, Victor has been consulting for life science companies and funds on the topics of CRISPR, genome editing, next generation sequencing and venture creation. 

VICTOR DILLARD
Commercial Operations Director
About 26

David joined Owkin from Institut Curie, where he worked as a generalist Legal Counsel with a focus on new technologies and acquisition of biomedical devices. Prior to Institut Curie, David spent four and a half years as an attorney at Institut Pasteur. He spent one and a half years focusing on research collaborations and implementation of clinical trials and then specialized in new technologies.

DAVID VALLAS
LEGAL COUNSEL
About 27

Prior to joining Owkin’s New York office, Charlotte was a lawyer admitted to the Paris Bar. After graduating from University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, CEIPI Strasbourg and HEDAC, she practiced commercial litigation and intellectual property law for 5 years, before moving to New York. She is now a Legal Counsel at Owkin.

ANNE-CHARLOTTE PAUT
LEGAL COUNSEL
About 28

A graduate of the University of Virginia and the NYU Stern School of Business, Radha brings deep knowledge of the healthcare industry. As an advertising executive at Area 23, she managed award-winning marketing campaigns for blockbuster medications. She then advised top-20 pharmaceutical companies on everything from asset commercialization to market access, as a Consultant at Acsel Health. She is now Senior Strategy Manager at Owkin.

RADHA PATEL
SENIOR STRATEGY MANAGER
About 29

Sebastian graduated from HEC Paris and Ecole pPolytechnique with a double degree in Data Science for Business. He also holds a Bachelor in Applied Mathematics from Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne. His interest for life sciences developed when working Medtech and Biotech deals at Oddo BHF’s investment banking division. After working at Amazon as a Business Analyst, he joined Owkin’s Strategy team as an intern in New York, and then moved into a full-time position as a Strategy Manager in Paris.

SEBASTIAN SCHWARZ
STRATEGY MANAGER
About 30

Philippe graduated from Centralesupelec and Université Paris Saclay with a double degree in Biotech Engineering. After co-founding SeConfier.com, an online platform for psychological support, he joined Gustave Roussy, the premier European Cancer center. Here he worked on AI research projects and strategic development as Manager of the AI Business Unit. 

PHILIPPE DE VOMÉCOURT
Strategy Manager
About 31

Antonia holds a degree in Cancer Biology and Immunology from The University of Bristol and has over ten years of medical marketing experience. She has successfully led the launch of two products from proof of concept through to commercialisation. Most recently as marketing manager for TargEDys in Paris, launching EnteroSatys, a second-generation probiotic that uses bacterial metabolites to send signals of satiety to the brain via the gut-brain axis. And previously, The OriCol Microbiome Sampling Kit, an innovative medical device that collects rectal mucosa for microbiome analysis. In addition to these two roles, she has worked at other companies in the Loxbridge Group, which is a biotechnology focused venture capital investor and investment manager.

ANTONIA TROWER
Marketing Manager
About 32
TALIA LLITERAS
Marketing and Communications Manager
About 33

Marina graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a degree in biological sciences. She began her career at the Fundación Instituto Leloir in Buenos Aires. After completing her PhD and postdoc studies in Paris she joined the FINDMED initiative, contributing to the setup of the project and participating in the establishment of research partnerships between French academic research labs and companies. Before joining Owkin, Marina held the position of business development and industrial partnerships manager at Gustave Roussy Transfert, working on collaborations between Gustave Roussy and industrial or academic partners. 

MARINA COLOMBO, PhD
Partnership Manager
About 34

After graduating from Polytech Clermont-Ferrand and the University of Oklahoma with degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Etienne began his career developing collaborative research partnerships between French research institutes and Bay Area biotech companies. He then joined the CALYM Institute in Lyon as Business Development Manager, accelerating collaborative research in lymphoma, before further pursuing his career in Geneva, Switzerland as a BD and Licensing Manager for Selexis. He is now a Partnership Manager at Owkin.

ETIENNE BENDJEBBAR
PARTNERSHIP MANAGER
About 35

Amandine currently works as a Partnership Manager at Owkin. She holds a PharmD from Université Paris Sud and a MSc in Innovation Management from Ecole polytechnique. Passionate about health technology, she previously developed a patient-centric digital tool to address stress caused by chronic diseases at UCB Pharma. She also supported a New York based startup to assess market opportunities and optimize data management for other biotechs.

AMANDINE LAGORCE, PharmD
PARTNERSHIP MANAGER
About 36

Sonia graduated from HEC Paris with a specialization in Strategy and has worked in finance in Singapore, London and Paris. She has taken an active interest in entrepreneurship, having created her own business during her last year at HEC Paris. After her three-year experience as Operations Officer at Brand and Celebrities / Kolsquare, she joined Owkin as an Operations Manager.

SONIA GROUCHKO
OPERATIONS MANAGER
About 37

Lydwine holds an MSc in Business Analytics at Imperial College London as well as a BSc in Business Engineering from UCL in Belgium. During her studies she completed internships in various industries including consulting, FMCG and logistics. As a former medical student, she remains passionate about health and technology and therefore decided to start her career in the Operations team at Owkin.

LYDWINE VAN PRAET D’AMERLOO
OPERATIONS ANALYST
About 38

Zanago graduated from Paris-Est University with a degree in management of tourism and local development. Prior to joining Owkin, she worked for tour operators and event organizers. She is now the Paris Office Manager.

ZANAGO SANOU
OFFICE MANAGER (PARIS)
About 39

Priscilla began her career as an office administrator for a design company, where she worked for ten years. There, she helped build the company’s health and wellness program, championing the employee experience. She joined the start-up world by working at an education tech company and enjoyed the fast-paced work environment. Priscilla is now the Office Manager of Owkin’s New York office.

PRISCILLA CASTILLO
OFFICE MANAGER (NY)
About 40

Chloé holds two degrees, one in Social Work from the University of Rennes 2 and the second in Sustainable Tourism and Local Development from the University of Avignon.  Before joining Owkin, she worked in international tourism, and in community centres in Nantes. She also worked for the coworking space where the Nantes Owkin team is growing.

CHLOÉ LE FUR
Office Manager (Nantes)

OWKIN
LAB

About 41
Mikhail graduated from Saint Petersburg State University and Ecole polytechnique and then completed a PhD at Mines ParisTech / Curie Institute on computer vision, machine learning and bioinformatics. After his PhD, he joined Cellectics as a Bioinformatics Researcher and then continued working independently as a consultant in bioinformatics and computational biology. He is now the Chief Research Officer at Owkin. Mikhail is an enthusiast of machine learning and data science competitions, a top DREAM performer and a Kaggle master (he was in the world’s top 100 prior to joining Owkin).
MIKHAIL ZASLAVSKIY, PhD
CHIEF RESEARCH OFFICER
About 42
Pierre graduated from EPITA. He began his career as a Developer at Netsize, later joining Natixis and Octo, where he focused on data science. He is now the Group Leader of Histology and Molecular Research at Owkin, focusing on the intersection of biomedical imaging and machine learning. Pierre is one of the world’s top 100 data scientists on Kaggle (highest rank: #21).
PIERRE COURTIOL
CHIEF DATA SCIENTIST / GROUP LEAD, HISTOLOGY AND MOLECULAR
About 43
Eric graduated from Mississippi State University with a PhD in Compressed Sensing. He then did three postdocs with top research institutions – ESPCI, Ecole Normale Supérieure and Inria – on diverse subjects from statistical physics to machine learning. He joined Owkin to lead the application of distributed and federated learning technologies to healthcare data. Eric is now the Group Leader of Federated Learning Research at Owkin.
ERIC TRAMEL, PhD
GROUP LEAD, FEDERATED LEARNING
About 44
A graduate of Ecole Centrale Paris, Simon began his career at Solystic and then moved to Smart Impulse as a R&D Engineer. He returned to academia as a researcher in deep learning at the Montreal Institute of Learning Algorithms under Professor Yoshua Bengio before joining Owkin as a Data Scientist, focusing on radiology images and machine learning. Simon is now the Group Leader of Radiology Research at Owkin.
SIMON JÉGOU
GROUP LEAD, RADIOLOGY
About 45
Maxime graduated from Ecole polytechnique and Columbia University. He began his career as a Data Scientist at Riminder and then joined Owkin. As the Group Leader of Clinical Data Research, he currently focuses on learning from clinical and text information in observational and experimental data.
MAXIME HE
GROUP LEAD, CLINICAL DATA
About 46
A graduate of Ecole Centrale Paris and ENS, Pierre started his career in data at Datadog. After researching at Inria on the applications of artificial intelligence and deep learning to robotics, he joined the Owkin Lab team to focus on biomedical imaging and machine learning infrastructure. Pierre is now the Group Leader of Machine Learning Engineering at Owkin.
PIERRE MANCERON
GROUP LEAD, MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEERING
About 47

Matahi graduated from Ecole polytechnique and ENS before completing his PhD in Machine Learning for Computational Biology at Mines ParisTech / Curie Institute. He moved to New York as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research focusing on the genetics of leukemia before joining Owkin. He is now the Translational Research Group Lead.

MATAHI MOARII, PhD
GROUP LEAD, TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH
About 48

Prior to joining Owkin, David co-founded and managed the AI & Machine Learning department of Wavestone, a global consulting firm, advising leading companies in their AI strategies. David started his career as a business and strategy consultant. He graduated from Télécom SudParis and specialized in AI at the University of Science and Technology of Hong Kong. He is now Owkin’s Head of Pharma R&D Projects.

DAVID CAHANÉ
HEAD OF PHARMA R&D PROJECTS
About 49

After graduating from Ecole polytechnique, Benoît obtained a PhD in Theoretical Physics at CEA and Université Paris 6. Afterwards, he worked for three years as a Data Scientist at Dreamquark. Strongly motivated by machine learning applications in medicine, he joined Owkin’s Histology and Molecular team as a Senior Data Scientist.

BENOÎT SCHMAUCH, PhD
SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST
About 50
Olivier graduated from both Polytechnique and Stanford. While at Stanford, he was a teaching assistant for deep learning classes. He joined the OWKIN Lab team to apply his computer vision expertise to histopathological images.
OLIVIER MOINDROT
DATA SCIENTIST
About 51

Charles graduated from both Ecole polytechnique and Ecole Normale Supérieure. He previously worked at the Stanford Research Institute where he conducted research in the Artificial Intelligence Center. He now works as a Data Scientist on Owkin’s Histology and Molecular team.

CHARLES MAUSSION
DATA SCIENTIST
About 52

Charlie obtained a degree in Applied Mathematics at Université Paris Dauphine and graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure. He joined Owkin as a Data Scientist on the Histology and Molecular team.

CHARLIE SAILLARD
DATA SCIENTIST
About 25

Oumeima has a radiology degree from The Medical School of Tunisia, a MSc in Image Processing in Medicine from The Paris Sud University, a second MSc in Radiophysics from The Angers Universities France and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the A*Star Agency for Science, Technology and Research in Singapore (in collaboration with the Sorbonne Universities). Her research approach is multidisciplinary, including image processing, experimental design/analysis and neural network design. Her research was aimed to enhance new therapies in cancer research.

OUMEIMA LAÏFA, PhD
DATA SCIENTIST
About 54

Nicolas has been working with deep learning since 2009. Prior to joining Owkin as a Senior Data Scientist, Nicolas worked at ContexVision where he developed their end-to-end deep learning infrastructure. The infrastructure reached a top score on the CAMELYON17 challenge and is now being used in clinical routine as a decision support tool for pathologists.

NICOLAS PINCHAUD
Senior Data Scientist
About 55

Paul graduated from Ecole polytechnique and Mines ParisTech where he specialized in Applied Mathematics and Biotechnologies. He also graduated from ENS Cachan in Machine Learning and Computer Vision (MVA). He started his career as a Web Developer at Theodo and Data Scientist at Sicara. He joined Owkin’s Radiology team as a Data Scientist.

PAUL JEHANNO
DATA SCIENTIST
About 56

A graduate of Mines ParisTech, Rémy practiced machine learning in both the academic and private sector before joining Owkin. He gained experience in computer vision applied to biomedical images through his Master’s thesis at Curie Institute (Center for BioInformatics). Rémy then joined Owkin to apply his skills to radiology projects.

RÉMY DUBOIS
DATA SCIENTIST
About 57

After academic training in mathematics, Jean-Baptiste graduated from the Paris-Saclay University with a Masters in Mathematics for Life Sciences and a Specialization in Mathematics for Neuroimaging. He completed his PhD in applied mathematics at Ecole Polytechnique and the Aramis Lab (Brain and Spine Institute/ICM, Hôpital de la Pitié Salpêtrière). There, he worked on modeling the temporal progression of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s. During his Postdoc at Télécom ParisTech, he focused on using AI to automatically detect epileptic seizures. Jean-Baptiste joined Owkin’s Radiology team as a Data Scientist. 

JEAN-BAPTISTE SCHIRATTI, PhD
Data Scientist
About 58
KATHRYN SCHUTTE
Junior Data Scientist
About 59

Paul is a radiology resident, finishing his medical studies at Paris Descartes University. In addition to his medical training, he earned an MSc in Cognitive Sciences at ENS. He joined Owkin’s Lab to build up his machine learning skills while contributing his medical expertise to radiology projects.

PAUL HERENT, PhD
RADIOLOGIST IN RESIDENCE
About 60

After graduating from Ecole Normale Supérieure, Félix completed his PhD at Université Paris Sorbonne and Inserm, working on statistics applied to type 1 diabetes epidemiology. He then joined Owkin’s Clinical Data team to focus on personalized medicine and genomics.

FÉLIX BALAZARD, PhD
SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST
About 61

Paul graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure with a Master’s Degree in Machine Learning and Computer Vision (MVA). After graduating, he worked at MILA, the Québec Artificial Intelligence Institute in Montreal, working on natural language processing. He then joined Owkin’s Clinical Data team as a Data Scientist.

PAUL TRICHELAIR
DATA SCIENTIST
About 62

Michael graduated as an Engineer from Ensimag. He completed his PhD at Grenoble and Université Paris Sud studying probabilistic models in evolutionary biology before completing his post doc studies in bioinformatics at the University of Michigan. Before Owkin he worked as a CNRS researcher developing biostatistical and machine learning models for analysing molecular data with applications in ecology and medicine. Michael has authored 50 scientific publications, from which several have been published in top-tier biology and health science journals.

MICHAEL BLUM, PhD
Senior Data Scientist
About 63

Romuald graduated from Supélec with an engineering degree in Computer Sciences and Machine Learning. He then worked at Orange for 12 years, doing IT architecture and later technical project management. Because he missed science & programming, he went back to study Statistics and Machine Learning at ENSAE. For a year, he worked at INRIA on a research project to decode manually annotated functional MRI. He then joined Owkin’s Clinical Data team as a Data Scientist.

ROMUALD MENUET
Data Scientist
About 25

Nicolas Loiseau graduated from ENSAE ParisTech with a degree in Data Science and from Ecole Polytechnique with a degree in Advanced Visual Computing. He worked at Qynapse to develop prediction models and optimize Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials. Nicolas is now Data Scientist in the Clinical Data Group, focusing on clinical observational and experimental data.

NICOLAS LOISEAU
Junior Data Scientist
About 65

A graduate of Ecole polytechnique and ENS Paris-Saclay, Mathieu completed his training with a PhD in Deep Learning and Signal Processing at ENS Paris. He joined Owkin Lab as a Senior Data Scientist to focus on federated learning.

MATHIEU ANDREUX, PhD
SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST
About 66

Jean graduated from Supélec, where he majored in Applied Mathematics (MATIS). He went on to apply and develop algorithms in a variety of environments, from the LHC particle accelerator in Geneva to a web analytics startup in California. Shortly after getting his degree, he started a PhD in Deep Learning for the defense sector, where he pioneered new automatic object detection techniques for Safran. He joined Owkin as a Machine Learning Engineer to help with the implementation of distributed deep learning solutions.

JEAN OGIER DU TERRAIL, PhD
MACHINE LEARNING SCIENTIST
About 25
CONSTANCE BEGUIER
Privacy Research Scientist
About 68

Olivier graduated from ECE Paris. After doing research at Inserm on deep learning applied to neuroscience for education and electroencephalography signal processing, he joined the Owkin Lab team to focus on computer vision and machine learning infrastructure. He is now a Machine Learning Engineer at Owkin.

OLIVIER DEHAENE
MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEER
About 69

Fabien graduated from both Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne and ISAE-Supaéro, where he focused on applied mathematics. He then joined Owkin as a Machine Learning Engineer.

FABIEN BRULPORT
MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEER
About 70

Thaïs graduated from Supélec and Heriot Watt, where she majored in Artificial Intelligence. She then worked on creating neural networks with evolutionary algorithms at a startup in Berlin. She went on to develop and manage a web application for the National Center of Cinematography. Thaïs is now working at Owkin as a Machine Learning Project Manager.

THAÏS DE BOISFOSSÉ
MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEERING PROJECT MANAGER
About 71

Jean-François graduated from the ENSIMAG, where he studied Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. Prior to joining Owkin, he worked as an Engineer at Dassault Systèmes for 6 years. He also worked on a personal project on Computer Vision, which led to the creation of a Machine Learning framework parallelized on the GPU. Jean-François is now working for Owkin’s Machine Learning Development team as a Senior Machine Learning Engineer.


JEAN-FRANCOIS REBOUD
SENIOR MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEER
About 72
ALEXANDRE SARRAZIN
Senior Machine Learning Engineer
About 73

Elodie graduated from Université Denis Diderot (Paris 7) with a European Magister in Genetics, before completing her PhD in Oncology and Hematology at Institut Gustave Roussy, where she focused on epigenetic mutations involved in leukemia development. She moved to New York as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research in Ross Levine’s laboratory, where she co-led several projects on the genetics of leukemia. She is now a Scientist on Owkin’s Translational Research team.

ELODIE PRONIER, PhD
TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST
About 74

Alberto graduated as a theoretical physicist from Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca in Italy, where he completed his PhD on deformed supersymmetric field theories. After a few years working on high energy theoretical physics as a postdoc (Université Paris-Sud, École polytechnique and Universidad Autonoma in Madrid), he shifted his research focus to mathematical and computational neuroscience (Collège de France, Ecole Normale Supérieure and CNRS) and afterwards, to machine learning applied to genomic data (Inserm and École Normale Supérieure). He is now a Translational Research Scientist on Owkin’s Translational Research team. 

ALBERTO ROMAGNONI, PhD
TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST
About 75

Aurélie Kamoun graduated from Ecole des Ponts ParisTech (Paris), with a major in Mathematics and Computer Science. She studied Computational Biology at ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich), and obtained her PhD in cancer genomics by conducting research on bladder cancer in Institut Curie (Paris). Before joining Owkin, she was a research scientist for 6 years within the french cancer genomics research program CIT, where she worked on the molecular classifications of glioma, prostate cancer, and bladder cancer.

AURÉLIE KAMOUN, PhD
Senior Translational Research Scientist

OWKIN
PRODUCT

About 76

Mathieu graduated from ENS and Mines ParisTech and completed his PhD in Machine Learning applied to Neuroscience at Oxford and Inria. He started his career at Rythm, a neurotech startup, where he directed research and algorithms and led the Morpheo project. He is devoted to deploying AI in a responsible way. He now leads the Owkin Substra platform, devoted to traceable, reproducible and federated machine learning.

MATHIEU GALTIER, PhD
CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER
About 77
Adrian graduated from Ecole polytechnique and Télécom ParisTech, where he studied innovation management and applied mathematics for compression algorithms and multimedia systems. He began his career as a mobile application Developer at KickYourApp, and then moved to Kubity, a R&D company working with VR & VR technology where he became CTO. Adrian is the CTO at Owkin.
ADRIAN GONZALEZ LOPEZ
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
About 78
Camille graduated from Mines ParisTech and completed her PhD in Data Science in Physical Oceanography at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie. Prior to joining Owkin, Camille was an academic researcher and worked in startups focused on reproducible and traceable AI. She joined Owkin to lead the technical development of the Substra platform devoted to traceable, reproducible and federated machine learning. She is now the VP of Engineering.
CAMILLE MARINI, PhD
VP OF ENGINEERING
About 79

Prior to joining Owkin, Jocelyn worked in various roles at Société Générale: from project to program management, with a number of leadership roles, notably in the IT infrastructure team. He has had the opportunity to cover a broad range of technology subjects including data center administration, internal client relationship management, partnership deployment with key providers and implementation of a hybrid cloud strategy.

JOCELYN DACHARY
Head of IT Operations & IT Partnerships
About 80

Ana is a sociologist by training with a Masters in Advanced Sociological Research from University of Bucharest. Prior to Owkin she worked in several startups in Bucharest, Berlin and Paris as a product manager. To date, Ana’s proudest achievement is impacting the functioning of democracy in Romania with Asociatia G2, which she co-founded in 2015. She is now a Product Manager for Socrates at Owkin.

ANA CHIRILA
Product Manager
About 81
Paul graduated from University Pierre et Marie Curie. He worked in several startups as a Full Stack Developer before joining Owkin’s Product team. He is now Lead Developer for Socrates.
PAUL MABILLOT
LEAD DEVELOPER
About 82

Ali graduated from Esme Sudria with a degree in Software Engineering. Prior to joining Owkin, he held several positions in startups and fintech companies, including Murex, Mphasis-Wyde and Accuity-Fircosoft as a Developer, a Tech Lead and DevOps, respectively. He joined Owkin as Lead DevOps to develop and improve build factory and application deployments as well as to maintain Owkin’s software and systems infrastructure.

ALI BOUARAB
LEAD DEVOPS
About 83
SYLVAIN TOLDO
UX/UI DESIGNER
About 84

Kelvin is a computer science enthusiast and an alumnus of Télécom SudParis. Before joining Owkin as a Back-End Developer, he worked at Netatmo on the use of computer vision and deep learning algorithms for smart cameras and at Prevision.io on machine learning algorithms for the AutoML platform. He is now focused on the Owkin Substra platform, integrating private blockchain technology for machine learning traceability.

KELVIN MOUTET
SUBSTRA BACK-END DEVELOPER
About 85

Jean-Baptiste graduated from EPITA, and taught himself how to code by creating bots and scripts for video games. He began his career at Winamax in a DevOps role. During his free time, Jean-Baptiste gives IT lessons at ESILV and is also an analyst for a team in e-sport. He joined Owkin as a Security and Site Reliability Engineer to help protect, provide for and progress the software and systems behind all of Owkin.

JEAN-BAPTISTE DONNETTE
SECURITY ENGINEER AND SITE RELIABILITY ENGINEER
About 86

Loïc is a passionate entrepreneur. He began his career at the flight comparator site, Liligo, as their System Administrator.  He was part of the original Liligo team. During this 7 year role, he improved all the infrastructure necessary to ensure the company could offer top quality service for millions of customers. In addition to this, he spent the 3 years before Owkin working as a Systems Engineer at Winamax, an online poker and sports betting company. He now holds the position of Site Reliability Engineer at Owkin.

LOIC MOREAU
Site Reliability Engineer
About 87

Olivier holds a computer engineering degree. He started his career at Owkin as a DevOps Developer to improve the Socrates software development infrastructure.

OLIVIER LÉOBAL
DEVOPS DEVELOPER
About 88
A graduate of Ecole Supérieure du Bois, where he studied wood engineering, Valentin changed his focus to software engineering by studying at Ecole 42. He started his career as a developer at Slidor before joining OWKIN’s Product team.
VALENTIN AMÉ
FULL-STACK DEVELOPER
About 89

Passionate about entrepreneurship and graphic interfaces, Hamdy started to learn web development at engineering school, where he specialized in Biotechnology. He is a self-taught coder, who implemented projects with and for friends and did an internship for a local trader in Spain before expanding his knowledge online doing personal projects.

HAMDY DAKKAK
FRONT-END DEVELOPER
About 90

Ludovic graduated from IUT Orléans. He started his career as a Full-Stack Developer at Sculpteo before joining Owkin’s Product team.

LUDOVIC COUES
BACK-END DEVELOPER
About 91

Christophe graduated from Epitech. He worked for a few years Société Générale, first on hold the DevOps and Data Science teams and then as a Developer on the Cloud team. He joined Owkin as a Back-End Developer.

CHRISTOPHE LECOINTE
BACK-END DEVELOPER
About 92

Romain graduated from EPF Sceaux. Prior to Owkin, he worked as a Full-Stack Developer at Nexworld. He joined Owkin as a Front-End Developer on the Socrates team.

ROMAIN LE QUELLEC
FRONT-END DEVELOPER
About 93
PAUL AMICEL
Front-end Developer
About 94
JULIEN MASSON
IT Security Manager
About 95

Jérémy graduated from Centrale Nantes and Politecnico di Milano. After a few years working abroad, he settled back in France as a Software Engineer specialized in Front-End Development. He is now part of the Owkin Substra platform development team.

JÉRÉMY MOREL
SUBSTRA FRONT-END DEVELOPER
About 96

A problem solving enthusiast, Thibault came from fundamental physics to software development looking for dynamic and ever-evolving projects. During his last role as a Back-End Developer in a well-known classified ads website in France, he learned to enjoy both developing technical solutions and rising to the associated human challenges. He has now part of Owkin’s Substra team in Nantes as a Back-End Developer.

THIBAULT ROBERT
SUBSTRA BACK-END DEVELOPER
About 97

Clément graduated from Institut Universitaire de Technologie of Le Havre in France. He started his career as a Full-Stack Developer in Paris and joined SensioLabs, an open-source framework editor. As a software architect and consultant, he worked on various projects for media companies like e-TF1 and French television. He is now a DevOps Engineer on the Substra development team.

CLÉMENT GAUTIER
SUBSTRA DEVOPS ENGINEER
About 98

A graduate of INSA of Rouen, Samuel has ten years of experience as a Back-End Software Engineer in Paris and London. He previously worked on building a cloud-computing platform for agent-based models at Sandtable. He is now part of Owkin’s Substra team in Nantes as a Back-End Developer.

SAMUEL LESUFFLEUR
SUBSTRA BACK-END DEVELOPER
About 99

Inal is passionate about computer science and free software. Prior to joining Owkin, he worked for several companies in the web industry, where he led teams and projects to develop sustainable, high traffic applications. He is now focused on building and deploying the Substra project.  

INAL DJAFAR
SUBSTRA BACK-END DEVELOPER
About 100

Aurélien graduated from EPITA in 2009, specializing in AI. He worked as an intern at Siemens (R&D) on a distributed speech recognition algorithm. After a first experience in the web industry, he became the first full-time employee at Chauffeur-Privé. He then worked at Stack Overflow on their job board product. He is now part of Owkin’s Substra team as a software developer.

AURÉLIEN GASSER
Senior Software Developer
About 101

Claire graduated from Mines ParisTech. Prior to joining Owkin, she managed construction projects within Paris Airports. Claire joined Owkin as a Senior Project Manager to coordinate the implementation of the Substra platform in Owkin’s partner infrastructures.

CLAIRE PHILIPPE
SUBSTRA SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
About 102

Anne-Laure graduated from Ecole polytechnique and Mines ParisTech in Biotechnology. She then worked for two years in the strategy department of the biotech DBV Technologies developing allergy desensitization treatments. She joined Owkin as Project Coordinator for the deployment of the federated learning platform Substra.

ANNE-LAURE MOISSON
Project Coordinator

Owkin
Investors

About 103