Thierry Warin is Professor of Data Science for Global Transformations at HEC Montreal and Principal Investigator of the Open Data Lab at CIRANO (Canada). He is a faculty affiliate of the Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) Network at the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness of Harvard Business School. Thierry is the current President of the International Trade and Finance Association. He is the founder and former Director of SKEMA Business School’s Global AI Lab and has held positions at numerous academic institutions, including Middlebury College, Polytechnique Montreal, Sun Yat Sen University Guangzhou, HEC Paris, and UIBE Beijing. Thierry’s research focuses on global transformations through applied data science, with a particular focus on high-power computing-based machine learning techniques and Bayesian statistics. Thierry completed his doctorate in monetary economics and finance at Essec Business School in Paris. He is an alumnus of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University and of the Salzburg Global Seminar.