Managing Director & Senior Partner; Global Leader, BCG X
Sylvain Duranton is the global leader of BCG X, BCG’s tech build and design unit.
Backed by a vast team of AI, tech-build, and design talents, he helps the world's leading organizations solve strategic challenges and achieve their full digital potential.
As the founder and former global leader of BCG GAMMA, he supervised the implementation of AI and analytics solutions for companies across the globe.
A mathematician by training, and surrounded by a family of scientists, he is the founder and president of chess club Palamède Echecs and an executive board member of Aurore, one of France’s most prominent NGOs, which aims to alleviate poverty and improve access to housing.
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BCG's partnership with TED is built on the belief that ideas are worth sharing and can have a real-world impact. With 138 TED Talks viewed over 143 million times online, we are excited to look back at the powerful ideas presented by BCG experts, and beyond.
Some companies will shape the future after COVID-19. They’ll use machine learning to turn massive amounts of raw information into “golden” decisions.
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