Francis currently serves as the Scientific Director of the MSc Artificial Intelligence for Business Transformation and is a member of the SKEMA Centre for Artificial Intelligence.

Since 2013, he is also operating as an independent scientific consultant. He contributed to numerous data and AI projects spanning diverse industries – from insurance and banking to health and transportation. His impact further extends to delivering comprehensive Python training tailored for Data Science practitioners.

Before joining SKEMA, Francis shared his expertise through teaching engagements at prestigious institutions, including Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and Telecom Paris.

Francis has an engineering degree from École des Ponts ParisTech and a PhD in computer science from Sorbonne University.