About Alexander Fries

Double degree student at emlyon business school in Lyon, focusing on digital marketing and data science, and the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, focusing on entrepreneurship and innovation management. Soon to pursue a PhD in entrepreneurship and family business at the WHU, researching the success factors of innovation concepts in family businesses.

Interview with Guillaume DELALOY from Nimley on Data Science

By | 2018-04-03T12:33:34+00:00 April 10th, 2018|french, in-class-podcast|

Interviewer: Bastien Paul Maxime Guyon Solveig Trautmann "Nimley enables businesses to improve their sales teams'​ productivity. We can guarantee targeted sales conversations to grow your business and provide you with field tested results to guide strategic decision making. Over the last 4 years, our growth hackers, sales experts, engineers and data scientists created a [...]

Interview with Benjamin Ballatin from Fermob on Cybersecurity

By | 2018-04-03T12:27:09+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|french, in-class-podcast|

Interviewer: Houria Oussadit and Anouschka Hafs "Fermob creates terraces, moves into squares, brings colour into gardens and enchants towns throughout the world. As a designer and manufacturer of outdoor furniture in metal, Fermob is recognized in France and all over the world for its industrial know-how and its creations which come in 24 colours." [...]

Interview with Eric Rodriguez & Philippe Van Impe on Data Brokers

By | 2018-03-28T20:25:23+00:00 March 28th, 2018|in-class-podcast|

Interviewer: Hugo MACQUET "Data.be is the search engine for Belgian company information. Data.be was launched to disrupt the business information broker industry and share company records easily. Data.be sources its information from Staatsblad/Moniteur Belge, Balanscentrale Nationale Bank/Centrale des bilans de la Banque Nationale (annual accounts) and keeps adding government sources to offer enriched quality information in [...]

Interview with Romain Torres from Fresher on Chatbots

By | 2018-03-20T22:30:30+00:00 March 20th, 2018|french, in-class-podcast|

Interviewer: Jim LE Alexandre GRANDJEAN Mona MANAI "Freshr est un ami intelligent avec qui tu discutes sur Messenger. Chaque matin il te résume les actus les plus importantes du moment en fonction de tes goûts. Notre mission? Offrir aux millennials la meilleure expérience possible pour s’informer. En moins d'un an Freshr c’est déjà 100 000 [...]

Interview with Maël Ezzabdi from Moodz on Chatbots

By | 2018-03-06T15:06:48+00:00 March 6th, 2018|in-class-podcast|

Interviewer: Sixtine Leblanc, Adrien Leblanc and Ines Prugnieres "moodz is an ai-powered virtual assistant helping professionals evolving in highly dynamic environments to better organize their day." This interview belongs to a podcast series recorded by the participants of the MK99 course "Big Data for Business" at emlyon business school. Visit this [...]

Interview d’Alice Vasseur, consultante chez Viseo, sur les chatbots

By | 2018-02-26T16:28:25+00:00 February 27th, 2018|french, in-class-podcast|

Interviewer: Marc-Henri Colson and Johan Crottier-Combe "VISEO is a global IT consulting firm specialized in assisting clients in their IT and digital transformation. Its mission is to either optimize their existing business and information systems processes or to initiate new business improvements. With strong expertise in digital, new technologies, business processes and data, VISEO [...]

Interview with Dylan Fournier on Chatbots at Freshr

By | 2018-02-22T08:30:52+00:00 February 20th, 2018|french, in-class-podcast|

Interviewer: Johan Crottier-Combe and Marc-Henri Colson "Being kept informed on the news is time consuming, complicated and boring. Freshr fixes that. We provide a messenger chatbot sending short information about what really matters for you." This interview belongs to a podcast series recorded by the participants of the MK99 course "Big [...]

Presentation of Addventa: AI applied to banks and services: What are the trends today?

By | 2018-02-14T23:27:12+00:00 February 13th, 2018|french, in-class-podcast|

Interviewer: Sanae EL ARCHI "Addventa builds solutions using the power of artificial intelligence (Natural Language Processing, machines learning, cognitive agents) for large companies and administrations. Our teams of business analysts, artificial intelligence engineers and linguistic experts develop operational solutions with strong economic stakes: increase in revenue, productivity enhancement and costs reduction. Since its creation [...]

BI: data visualization and projects in data science

By | 2018-02-06T23:22:30+00:00 February 6th, 2018|in-class-podcast|

Interviewer: Audrey BOUVERET "Engaged Tracking represents a new approach to sustainable and ESG investing. We are mission-driven specialists who believe impact investing is most effective when it is simple, transparent and measurable. We believe in creating a clear link between corporate sustainability performance and capital allocation through our indexes. Our mission is to accelerate [...]

BI: How can datavisualisation help create business value?

By | 2018-01-30T11:33:39+00:00 January 30th, 2018|in-class-podcast|

Interviewer: Arthur Le Grix "Focused on delivering value to the business through data analysis and visualisation. I provide consulting services on Microsoft Power BI. I also lead numerous trainings for French big Corporates (Bouygues, AXA, Suez) on advanced data modelling, DAX and data visualisation." This interview belongs to a podcast series [...]