Who we are

FOUNDER & CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER

Christophe is a graduate of Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm (Mathematics and AI)
and holds a degree as a Chartered Actuary.
His fields of interest and expertise include interpretable Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
Before Advestis, he had successfully held senior positions in Financial Sciences for 30 years.

THE TEAM

We are a group of 15 AI enthusiasts who are dedicated to solve problems using data science techniques.

Advestis invests every year most of its operating expenses in R&D, and as such,
is licensed by the French Ministry of Research.

Advestis is a Rising Businesses member of the French-American Chamber of Commerce Texas (FACC).
Advestis interview "A French AI Scale-up Surfing On" available here.

ACADEMIC OUTREACH

Partnering with talented Professors and Postdoctoral Researchers

Teaching

  • Machine Learning in ENSGTI, École Nationale en Génie des Technologies Industrielles, Spécialité Energétique, Parcours Smart Building.
     

  • Artificial Intelligence in Actuary Data Scientist training program provided by the French Institut des Actuaires (The team was the Sponsor of the 2020 class).

Reviewing

Our team has been involved in the review process for articles submitted to the ECML PKDD 2020

Machine Learning European Conference.

SCIENTIFIC BOARD

Advestis' research and development activities are supervised by a scientific advisory board.
This board is composed of several recognized professionals holding high-level academic or industrial positions:

Hans, Associate Member at University of Oxford (UK), Director and Professor of the Chair of Quantitative Finance at IPAG Business School, Department Editor of the Journal of Forecasting.

George, Tenure line Professor of bioinformatics and biostatistics at Georgetown University, USA.
Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute.

Bernard, Mathematician, former Chargé de Recherche at CNRS, specialist in neural networks.

Youssef, Research Engineer at EDF R&D.

Germain, Hydrogen Technologies and Projects Director at VINCI.

Voltaire, a multi-boutique asset management specialist, acquired in 2018 a direct equity majority ownership into Advestis.