Head of the Datalab at Egnyte
Willy Picard is an Engineering Manager at Egnyte. As the head of the Datalab at Egnyte, he is responsible for investigating and putting in production innovative ideas based on machine learning. In his former professional life, he has started his career in academics, obtaining his Ph.D. in 2002 and his "habilitation" degree in 2013. Next, he moved to the industry to work on natural language processing and text mining. He has also been leading innovation initiatives for the defense sector working on conversational bots, data analysis of Bitcoin, and applications of machine learning for fraud detection.