Stéphan Brunessaux is Senior Expert in Artificial Intelligence at Airbus Defence and Space in Elancourt (France).
For the last 30 years, he has actively contributed to the development on innovative solutions, for the benefit of the Communication Intelligence and Security division, with solutions based on advanced information processing techniques such as semantic search, natural language processing, media mining, social media analysis, etc.
Stéphan has been involved on advanced technology demonstrators for the French MoD and NATO Industrial Advisory Group studies on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. He also coordinated and/or participated to several EU research projects on speaker identification, image and video analysis, internet voting, webpage filtering.
He has also been regularly appointed as an expert for the French National Research Agency (ANR) and is part of the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence set up by the European Commission.
Stéphan started his career in 1988 as a research engineer in the Artificial Intelligence team of CRIN/INRIA Lorraine (now LORIA). He then joined Matra in 1990, now part of Airbus.