Olivier Verscheure

Olivier Verscheure


Olivier Verscheure is the executive director of the Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC), the result of a national initiative and joint project of EPFL in Lausanne and ETH in Zürich whose mission is to promote data science and intelligence artificial (AI) with universities and industry. With his expertise, Olivier brings 20 years of professional experience in industrial research, innovation and leadership.

After 17 years working at IBM Research in New York and Dublin where he led several scientific teams, Olivier returned to Switzerland with a joint appointment at EPFL and ETH Zurich. In addition, and beyond his academic activities, Olivier is also still involved in the private sector where he is a member of the board of directors of Lonza SA, the world leader in the development and manufacture of bio-pharmaceutical products.

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