About Nicolas Kozakiewicz


Head of Research & Development and Innovation, Worldline, Atos Fellow and member of the Scientific Community

Nicolas has 20 years’ experience in Innovation and R&D both in big corporations and half founding and funding start-ups, in Europe and the Silicon Valley. Nicolas leads multinational engineering teams, from upcoming trends and technologies to Business-applied services. For the past few years, Nicolas has driven the Global R&D and Innovation at Worldline - the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry - leading teams to concentrate, evaluate, prioritize and drive to market reality all the disruptive technologies/ usages, instilling innovation, igniting new services and increasing performances and efficiency in our portfolio. Nicolas joined Atos group in 2009 and holds a SW/HW engineering degree from EFREI backed up by a Start-up specialized MBA course from HEC in France.




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Articles posted by Nicolas Kozakiewicz

Is it a pear or an apple?

An introduction to Machine Learning There are times where the same words are taking over all Business IT discussions, articles and arguments, and we tend to wonder if we really ‘get it’ or if we should ‘get out of it’. So what is Machine Learning? A first definition Etymologically speaking, it’s about some learning done by some machine. Generally…

Blockchain breaks into the mainstream

We caught up with Nicolas Kozakiewicz, Head of Research & Development and Innovation, Worldline, Atos Fellow and member of the Atos Scientific Community after his presentation at the Analyst conference in Boston, USA. Q: Nicolas, you covered a lot of ground in your speech just now, giving us an overview of developments in blockchain technology. What is the overriding message people have…

Bitcoin: How far can the balloon grow before it pops?

Just like fortune telling or reading tea-leaves, there's a bit of faith needed in making wild predictions. One can and should have an opinion, an opinion built on some knowledge of the facts and some personal beliefs. So please don’t read this blog as being any more than my personal opinion based on my knowledge…

Can Intelligence be Artificial or can Artificial be Intelligent?

AI (Artificial Intelligence) has been in the general subconscious for eons; Animal Intelligence with Animal God or Geological Intelligence, with rocks or places that have super powers, etc. More recently, with the creation of Science-Fiction and anticipation, AI has been at the core of humanity’s most vivid dreams/fantasies and fears as a matter of fact. Technologically…

Looking beyond the buzz of Blockchain

There has been a lot of hype about Blockchain over the past few years but how much is actually understood about the distributed platform? Most conversations surrounding Blockchain so far have centred on Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and financial services. While these are the most commonly-known applications, Blockchain is capable of a lot more and can be applied to a huge number of…

Jimi Hendrix’ back from the dead? - Computer-Generated Content Creation

In an age where computers have been doubling their processing power yearly for the past 40 years, where Artificial Intelligence is a reality, one question arises: can computers create inspired media content? As depicted processing power allows it. We have access to farms of computers; we can parallelize tasks to millions; we…