Pascal Bornet is a world-renowned tech expert who founded and led AI and Automation practices at McKinsey and Ernst & Young. A LinkedIn Top Voice in Tech, he regularly shares his thought leadership on AI and automation with over 1M social media followers daily, making him one of the leading influencers in the field. Boasting prominent clients, such as the World Bank, Microsoft, Google, UiPath and J&J, Pascal turns his knowledge of AI, the future of work, technology and innovation into actionable strategies, helping organisations to embrace disruptive technologies strategically. Delivering hundreds of keynote speeches on digital transformation annually, Pascal is a highly prized speaker.
Holding multiple academic qualifications, Pascal earned an MSc in Management from Saint Etienne School of Management, an MBA from the National University of Singapore and an MBA from UCLA. He began his career as a Financial Controller at the FAS 55 Group, followed by Financial Controller, Planning and Budgeting at Groupe Casino. Pascal joined EY as Senior Consultant in 2004, spending the next decade working for the consultancy giant in various roles such as Manager Audit, Manager Advisory Finance Shared Service Centres, Senior Manager, Robotic Process Automation and Global Business Services and Director of Artificial Intelligence and Automation Leader.
Having accumulated substantial expertise in AI and automation, he went on to become Senior Advisor and Contributor at The Institute for Robotic Process Automation & Artificial Intelligence. During the same period, he served as Leader of AI & Automation at McKinsey & Company. In 2019 Pascal joined MIT Technology Review as a Member of the MIT SMR community before becoming an AI Evangelist & Chief Data Officer at Aera Technology. Currently a Board Member with the Intelligent Automation Advisory, he is also one of the select few official Members of the Forbes Technology Council, comprised of the world’s brightest tech minds.
Contributing 70 thought leadership articles on AI and automation annually, Pascal’s articles are published in Bloomberg, Forbes, McKinsey Quarterly and The Times. He is also the bestselling author of Intelligent Automation. Frequently ranked in the Top 10 Global Experts on AI and Automation, Pascal has received multiple accolades, including 50 Most Powerful AI Influencers by Engatica, Top 50 Influencers to Follow by Onalytica and Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Artificial Intelligence by Thinkers360. A preeminent authority on technology, automation and AI, Pascal is a popular speaker on a mission to make the world more human with emerging technologies.
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