Alain BERGER is a senior consultant in knowledge engineering (KE), entrepreneur & co-founder of Ardans a French AI company specialized in knowledge management and information technology. He has been « diplômé d’études approfondies
» in « Traitement Algorithmique de l’Information
» obtained at Université Pierre & Marie Curie (Paris 6) in 1985. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Paris VI in 1990 on intelligent tutoring systems, one of the first industrial application of those called today serious games.
He is a member of the steering committee of AFIA. He is an expert for the French national research agency, member of the PC, reviewer for AI Conferences and lecturer on KE at the master level in French Universities.
Dr BERGER has been working on knowledge engineering applied to operational and various purpose since 33 years.
He has started his experience in knowledge engineering during almost ten years. He worked for AI and hi-tech digital companies during the 90's as a business developer and business manager. In 2000, he co-founded Ardans, which is now the French independent company referent in knowledge engineering and management. He has got a very pragmatic experience of making growing up a start up to a SME without leaving out its own soul and beliefs.