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Benoît Otjacques

Head of Responsible Data Science & Analytics Unit, LIST

Dr Benoît Otjacques is leading the Data Science & Analytics Unit of LIST (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology).

This team of 50+ members is focused on the fair interplay between AI and People with the mission to imagine, design, implement and assess new digital technologies having an impact on our society and the economy.

Benoît holds a PhD in Computer Science with a speciality in visualisation as well as several business-oriented diploma. For 25 years, he has been active at the interface between research and business. Currently, he is also coordinating a multi-annual strategic partnership about data science between LIST and an industrial multinational company.

In the last years, he has also developed expertise in business ethics. He is a member of the LIST Ethics Task Force. From this perspective, he is also supporting the initiatives to reach trustworthy AI.