About Sophie Proust
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.
Articles posted by Sophie Proust
The Metaverse: Promising technology or speculative bubble?
Virtual worlds have been in the news a lot in the last few months. Where skeptics see only a fad, others imagine a true technological revolution that will transform not only industrial processes and work meetings, but also our way of learning and being in the world.The trend continues unabated. Since the resounding announcement of Facebook (renamed Meta in…
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…
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-