History, Vision & Values

We are AI practitioners: Data Scientists, ML Researchers, Engineers & AI Ethicists. We created Giskard in 2021 because we were frustrated at how difficult it is to ensure AI models' performance, fairness & security. We combine 20 years of experience developing mission-critical AI systems, particularly at Dataiku, Thales & CERN.

We are driven by standards from mature engineering practices: manufacturing and software. Partners of CEN-CENELEC, AVIDML and ISO, we want to bring AI into the age of Quality, Security & Compliance.

In 2022, we raised our first round of 1.5M€, led by Elaia, with participation from Bessemer and notable angel investors including the CTO of Hugging Face. To read more about this fundraising, you can read our announcement.

In 2023, we received a strategic investment of 3M€ from the European Commission to build a SaaS platform to automate compliance with the upcoming EU AI regulation. You can read more here.

Giskard defends the vision of a Responsible AI that serves the business performance of companies & respects the rights of citizens. To embody this mission, Giskard provides AI professionals with a holistic platform to ensure the quality, security & compliance of all AI models.

We believe in good engineering, collaboration & responsible innovation. We are:
  • Passionate about building robust solutions to real-life problems
  • Driven by customer needs and outstanding user experiences
  • Hungry to learn and improve every day
  • Conscious about technology's role in our society
  • Empathetic team players

Our partners

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Meet the

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Alex Combessie
Co-founder & CEO

Ex-Dataiku, former strategy consultant at Capgemini
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Jean-Marie John-Mathews, PhD
Co-founder & CPO

Ph.D. in AI Ethics, former Data Scientist at Thales and Capgemini
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Andrey Avtomonov
Co-founder & CTO

Ex-Dataiku, former Software Engineer at CERN
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Blanca Rivera Campos
Marketing Manager
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Rabah Abdul Khalek, PhD
ML Research Lead
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Myriam Brouillet
Executive Assistant
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Kevin Messiaen
Software Engineering Lead
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Matteo Dora, Giskard's ML Researcher
Matteo Dora, PhD
ML Research Lead
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Luca Martial
Product Management Lead
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Weixuan Xiao, PhD
Machine Learning Engineer
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Guillaume Sibout
Head of Sales (EMEA)
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Bazire Houssin
Senior Software Engineer
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Henrique Chaves
Software Engineer
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Pierre Le Jeune
Machine Learning Researcher
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Benoît Malézieux
Machine Learning Researcher
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Alexandre Landeau
Date Science Lead
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David Jan Mercado
Senior Product Designer
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We are hiring
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Meet the
Investors of Giskard

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Julien Chaumond
CTO of Hugging Face
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Sébastien Lefebvre
Partner at Elaia
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Charles Gorintin
Co-founder of Alan & Mistral AI
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Oscar Salazar
Founding CTO of Uber
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Nathalie Gaveau
Co-founder of Price Minister
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Shéhérazade Semsar de Boisséson
CEO of McCourt Global
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Nick Hernandez
CEO of 360 Learning
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Niall Murphy
CEO of Stanza Systems
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Vincent Huguet
Co-CEO of Malt
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Chris Schagen
Former CMO of Contentful
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Emmanuel Cassimatis
Liaison with Bessemer
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Christine Balagué
Founder of Good in Tech
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