Nicolas De Bellefonds, BCG
Nicolas is the Managing Director & Partner at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and the leader for BCG GAMMA in France. He started at BCG in 2005 after working for Baracoda, a NY-based startup specialized in connected devices. At BCG he has dedicated his career to data and technology-driven transformations, working across the Telecom, Media, and Consumer industries in Paris and New York. Since 2016 he is the leader for France of BCG GAMMA, BCG's unit dedicated to data science and Artificial Intelligence, where he supports leading corporations and institutions in leveraging AI to transform their company and build disruptive businesses. He is also the global leader of BCG's Marketing practice. Beyond his role at BCG, Nicolas is an active investor and advisor in digital-native brands and services focused on personal health and well-being. He also advises several think tanks and academic research groups on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on business and society. Nicolas holds a Master of Science from Ecole Centrale Paris.