About Sophie Proust


Group Chief Technology Officer, Atos and member of the Scientific Community

Sophie has been the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Atos since January 2019. She joined the Atos group in 2014 following the acquisition by Atos of Bull, where she held the position of Head of Research & Development. At Atos, Sophie was head of the Research & Development for the Big Data & Cybersecurity division, from 2014 to January 2019. Alongside this, Sophie is part of the Atos Quantum Advisory board. Before Atos, Sophie held various technical managerial positions at Bull in the mainframe, IT administration solutions and HW server design. In 2010, Sophie headed the Tera100 Project which delivered the CEA with the first Petaflops-scale calculator in Europe. She has been a member of the board of directors of Worldline since December 2016 and a member of the board of directors of the Université Technologique de Troyes (UTT) since December 2018. Sophie Proust is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité “Supélec” of Paris.




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To the metaverse, yes, but far beyond

Every two years, the Atos Scientific Community reports on future technology-related business trends, in a sense, inviting readers to engage in thought experiments with a purpose: to be prepared now for what’s coming within the next four years. Our latest report, “Unlocking virtual dimensions” was released April 4. The thought experiment There is nothing particularly new in the concept…

Why data is king for sports events of tomorrow

As sport drives passion around the world, data is already transforming the fan experience, before, during and after the event. But what we see today is only the beginning. There are many more ways data can dramatically improve the fan experience. A wide field of sports data Various sources can provide data before, during, and after…

Developing talent around a shared passion for innovation

Invention. Innovation. These two words have become very familiar. But have you ever asked yourself how they differ? With technology advancing at an incredible pace, why has innovation and not invention become a top priority for business? Innovation: Applied invention The difference between invention and innovation is subtle, yet important. An invention is a new product or process.…

Why supercomputing holds the answer to a greener tomorrow

Sophie Proust Chief Technology Officer, AtosJean-Pierre Panziera Chief Technology Officer for High Performance Computing, AtosPosted on: 18 November 2019 With the finishing line in the ‘Race to Exascale’ in sight, we see the development of High-Performance Computing (HPC) solutions for real-world use cases, radically cutting both costs and emissions “We’re developing supercomputers for real-world use cases,”…

Feeling the pulse of technology at the Atos Expert Convention

“The physical world around us is progressively becoming more digital. Rapid technology advances are changing how we consume and interact with digital. Businesses are seeing significant opportunities – and facing significant challenges. “We believe that a responsible and human-centric approach to anticipating the impact of technology innovations is key to business success. To meet this…

On the road to building the future of technology

I remember the day of my first speaking event as Atos’ new Chief Technology Officer when I was to address our top managers with my vision on our technology roadmap and how we would deliver it. But the roads to La Defense in Paris, where the talk was being held, were gridlocked. Navigating the rush hour…