Bertrand Pailhès

AI National Strategy Coordinator, Secreatry of State in charge of Digital

Bertrand Pailhès is the national coordinator of artificial intelligence strategy within the Interministerial Directorate for Digital and Information and Communication Systems (DINSIC). A graduate of Telecom ParisTech and Sciences Po Paris, he worked for the ARCEP (telecoms regulator) and the CNIL (data protection authority) before joining, in 2013, the cabinet of the minister delegated to SMEs, innovation and the digital economy, Fleur Pellerin. In 2015, he was appointed chief of staff of Axelle Lemaire, secretary of state for digital, who will lead the adoption of the law for a digital Republic in October 2016.