Meet our Image Recognition Experts

The Management Team

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Telecom ParisTech


Emmanuel quickly specialized in AI-related workfields, specifically data valorization. He was the technical director for Yseop, for which he co-founded the American subsidiary in Dallas, Texas. In 2015, he joined IBM where he co-founded the Watson Artificial Intelligence practice. He is the co-author for two AI patents on text generation topics.


Polytechnique, PhD


Pierre-Henri did a thesis in applied mathematics. Following his thesis, he joined Theodo where he became deputy CTO. In 2016, he co-founded Sicara with Benoît.


Polytechnique, PhD

Head of Science

After completing a PhD thesis on mathematics and computer science, Antoine became a lean developement expert at Theodo in 2016. He then joined Sicara as a Data Scientist in 2017. Antoine is the co-organizer of the Paris Computer Vision MeetUp.




Damien joined Sicara in 2018 as a CSO, with more than 5 years of experience in sales and lean at Theodo (part of the M33 startup studio). Also a sports fan, Damien was also the COO of Allomatch for 5 years.




For a year, Geoffroy took a trip around the world, living with 3€ a day, in 15 different countries. After his studies, he created his start-up which aimed to predict a real estate’s natural lighting. In 2017, he became an agile coach at Sicara.



VP Operations

Penelope is project director and has more than 3 years of experience in sales. She joined Sicara in 2018, after a solo trip in Asia during 3 months.

The Research & Development Team


Polytechnique, PhD

Head of Science

After completing a PhD thesis on mathematics and computer science, Antoine became a lean developement expert at Theodo in 2016. He then joined Sicara as a Data Scientist in 2017. Antoine is the co-organizer of the Paris Computer Vision MeetUp.



After his engineering master at ENSTA ParisTech, Laurent submitted a thesis in applied mathematics. A Dune expert, he joins Sicara's R&D team in 2019 as an expert of image recognition.



Etienne is part of the R&D team since 2019. After Polytechnique, he specialised in Machine Learning and is currently sitting for the MVA Master (Mathematics, Vision, "Deep Learning") at ENS Paris Saclay. In 2020, he started a CIFRE thesis in Sicara on few-shot learning.

AI Engineers & Business Developers



Data Scientist

An avid basketball player and all-around sports afficionado, Andréas joined Sicara in 2020 as an AI Engineer after several months spent in Tokyo. During his studies, he worked on research topics relating to finance and stock volatility.

Antoine Gauthier


Data Scientist

Data Scientist

After an R&D experience where he applied Machine Learning to medical topics at the INRIA laboratory, as well as experiences in autonomous vehicles and in finance, Antoine joined Sicara in late 2020.

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Data Product Manager

Following his Masters at ESCP Europe Business School, Antoine worked three years in a consulting firm specialized in data and AI. He joined Sicara in 2021, benefiting from his double expertise in business matters and technical skills.


Télécom ParisTech

A tennis enthusiast from Brest, Arnaud was an agile developer at BAM (M33 Startup Studio) before becoming a data scientist and data engineer at Sicara.


Centrale Paris

Arnault joined Sicara in 2018 after being a Software Engineer and a Data Scientist for a startup located in the Silicon Valley. He is now a data scientist on computer vision projects.


Télécom ParisTech – MVA

Bastien graduated from the MVA Master (Mathematics, Vision, "Deep Learning") at ENS Paris Saclay and did research in medical imaging with Mines Paris Engineering School. He is also a music fan (violin, singing).



After completing a Master in Political Sciences at the University of Lilles, Benjamin joins a data science formation. After completing a second master, he works for different missions in retail. He is a Kaggle expert who joined Sicara in 2020. In parallel, he teaches at ISEN (Lille) and at the School of AI (Paris).



Charlotte is an agile coach at Sicara. She graduated from ESSEC Business School, where she was part of the competition sailing team.

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Data Scientist

After a completing an apprenticeship between ENSIEE and BNP Paribas Partners for Innovation as a Data Analyst, Emilio grew passionate with clean code and the versioning of Machine Learning models. He joined Sicara in 2021.


ENSTA ParisTech

Emna studied in Tunisia and at ENSTA ParisTech before becoming a data scientist specialised in Testing, Inspecting, Certification at Sicara.



Felix had many years of machine learning experience before joining Sicara in 2018. He now specialises in innovative image recognition projects.



Data Scientist

Graduated from ENSAE and Sciences Po, Jean worked two years on recommendation models and customer behavior analysis in Publicis before to join Sicara in 2019.


ENSTA Paristech

Right after her graduation at ENSTA Paristech, Julie went to Montreal to study Machine Learning during two years. She then joined Sicara in 2019 as a Data Scientist.

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University of Strasbourg

Having completed a master's in Statistics and Econometrics, Maria has worked for two years as a Big Data consultant, before becoming a Data Scientist at Sicara in 2019. She is a Kaggle expert.

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Centrale Paris

Nicolas was a software engineer in video streaming before joining Sicara as a Senior Data Engineer. He is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate) and an AWS Certified Big Data (Specialty).

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Université de Bristol

Noé completed his studies in England. He has also completed several R&D projects: on space debris in Tokyo, and on bio-inspired accoustic antennas in Bristol. Before joining Sicara in 2020, he completed an R&D project in a parisian startup.

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Born in Nîmes, ex-founder of a tech startup in HR and part of a jazz choir, Paul is recruted as an agile coach at Sicara in 2018.



After working during 3 years for a world audit leader, Quitterie joined the Ops team at Sicara.


Télécom ParisTech

Yannick is one of our Lead Data Scientists. After his graduation from Telecom Paristech, where he also developed a passion for theater, Yannick joined Theodo in 2017 then Sicara in 2018.


Our data scientists are certified AWS Solutions Architect - Associate. They have years of experience designing scalable distributed systems on AWS.

Our Data Scientists are certified for their Spark expertise. They can build increasingly complex and sophisticated solutions for Big Datat projects.

Our Business Developers are also Scrum Masters. They understand Scrum as described in the Scrum Guide and how to apply Scrum in Scrum Teams.