Aimé Lachapelle is Managing Partner of Emerton Data, the AI specialist dedicated to the industry sector. He has over 13 years of experience in initiating and leading large data & Artificial Intelligence projects, in multiple environments: from the start-up (with MFG Labs) to the large corporation (AXA) and to digital consulting (Capgemini Group). Before joining Emerton Data, Aimé was Director Data Scientist with Capgemini Consulting, where he advised large organizations regarding the design and the implementation of data transformation strategy. He conducted end-to-end projects involving data and technology, with a focus on value delivering, mainly in several industrial sectors. Aimé has also developed a deep expertise supply chain, data-driven pricing and marketing, advanced analytics and data science. Aimé holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Université Paris-Dauphine, followed by a 1-year post-doctorate at Princeton University. He published several scientific articles in first class peer-reviewed journals. Aimé’s research has always been very close to real world applications. Since he is in the business, he is convinced that there is an under-used potential to build fruitful collaborations between the business and academia. He launched two such initiatives in data science, one of them is currently leading to a start-up creation.