Founder and CEO of Causality Link
Pierre Haren is the founder and CEO of Causality Link, a US company specialized in AI applied to Fintech. Pierre is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in France, and holds a PhD from MIT. He was the head of an AI research project at INRIA before launching the company ILOG in 1987. Pierre introduced ILOG on Nasdaq in 1997 and sold it to IBM in 2008. At that time, ILOG was the world leader in business rules and optimization technologies, with revenues of $200M per year, 850 employees and subsidiaries in 9 countries. Pierre then spent 8 years in IBM in the Software Group and the Global Business Systems divisions. He left IBM in 2016 to create Causality Link. Pierre lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Jeanette.