Entrepreneur, specialist in innovation and technology
Co-Founder & CEO at ANIMA, XPRIZE Ambassador.
Graduate from HEC Paris and ENS Ulm, Alexandre Cadain is an entrepreneur exploring ways for radical and inclusive progress through technologies, especially artificial intelligence.
Passionate with art and technology, he believes in rebooting our collective imaginaries through new myths and positive narratives to inspire and build better futures for all. He is the co-founder and CEO of Anima, a Moonshot Studio helping organizations to design and build the next breakthrough from urgent societal challenges, such as climate change or lifelong learning.
Since 2017, Alexandre is a member of the AI FOR GOOD commission at the United Nations, led by ITU, co-leading the Future of Work and co-chairing the Capacity Building tracks. He is also an ambassador for the XPRIZE Foundation in Europe, especially helping with the AI and the Avatar Prizes.
Before that, he worked with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, connecting external research labs to the supersonic transportation goal of the company.
Today, with Anima, he works on launching the AI COMMONS, a collaboration framework aiming at democratising the promise of AI to enable anyone, anywhere to team up and address the world’s grandest challenges.
Spoken Languages: French, English, Spanish