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ALEXANDRE CADAIN

Co-founder and CEO, ANIMA; Ambassador, XPRIZE

 
 

ABOUT

Alexandre Cadain is an entrepreneur exploring ways for a radical, positive and inclusive innovation through deep technologies, especially AI.

Passionate about art and science, he developed an art gallery while studying at HEC Paris and Ecole Normale Supérieure. Committed to the idea that our New Renaissance should be about distributing the future evenly in the world, he went on a developing countries tour in 2013-2014 to investigate how social businesses could leverage new technologies to leapfrog. He co-organizes the Post-digital seminar at Ecole Normale Supérieure, which explores collective imagination for technology, specifically AI. At the intersection of art and science, their research targets Artficial Imagination for 2017-2019.

He joined the XPRIZE foundation, working specifically on the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE as an ambassador, responsible for selecting and helping AI teams in Europe that could positively impact a billion lives by 2020.

He is the co-founder and CEO of Anima, a moonshot studio designing solutions for massive, present and future challenges.