Dr. Balázs Kégl

Balázs Kégl, Head of AI research, Huawei France

Dr. Balázs Kégl is Chief Data Scientist and the Head of AI research leading a team of researchers and engineers working on cutting edge AI research motivated by telecommunication applications.

His team is part of at Huawei's Noah's Ark Lab, a world class research with facilities located in China, Canada, UK, and France. Dr. Kégl's research focuses on applied machine learning to help telecom operators and enterprises achieve differentiated, self-adaptive control of complex services.

Balázs joined Huawei's Algorithm and Software Design Department in France on sabbatical from the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), where he was a senior research scientist from 2006 to 2019 and head of the Center for Data Science of the Université Paris-Saclay between 2014 and 2019.

Dr. Kégl is co-creator of a code-submission platform (RAMP) to accelerate building predictive workflows and to promote collaboration between domain scientists and data scientists.

Balázs graduated from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary with an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering.  He also obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada and was assistant professor at the Université de Montréal from 2001 until 2006.