Françoise Soulié-Fogelman has over 40 years’ experience in AI (neural networks), machine learning, social network analysis and big data both in academia and industry. A former graduate from École Normale Supérieure, she holds a PhD from University of Grenoble and was Professor at the University of Paris 11-Orsay, where she advised 20 PhDs (neural networks, deep learning). She then funded a startup (Mimetics) to later join Atos (as head of a data mining – data warehouse group) and Business & Décision (as head of the CRM business unit). At KXEN, she was Vice President Innovation until the company was bought out by SAP. Finally she joined the School of Computer Software at Tianjin University (China), where she was a professor, head of the Data Science team. She is now Scientific Advisor and member of the board at Hub France IA. She has co-authored more than 140 scientific publications and 13 books. She is a member of the AI High Level Experts group for the European Commission.