Founded in 2019 in Switzerland, MAGMA Learning is a startup with the mission to enhance human learning with machine learning. Our vision is that learning enriches life, and that the power of artificial intelligence can amplify this process.
Maxime believes that learning is not only one of the greatest joys in life, but may also turn out to be the deepest phenomenon in the Universe. After studying philosophy and art, he obtained a PhD in string theory from the University of Oxford and held several research positions at prestigious institutions in Europe and in the US, like the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He then became Chief Scientist of a machine learning startup at EPFL. His ambition is to discover the fundamental principles of learning, and from them derive the laws of physics as well as space and time.
David is an expert in corporate learning with over 15 years of experience. He leads the development of learning solutions, both internally and externally.
Titouan holds a Master's degree in theoretical physics from EPFL, which provided him with strong analytical tools and abstract reasoning to solve the hardest problems. Titouan is passionate about the intimate structure of spacetime, the universe, the mountains, and the ocean.
Valentina is passionate about organizational design and change management. She has done academic research in complexity science and studied at HEC Lausanne and the University of St Gallen. She is continuously learning about innovative approaches to business growth.
Gloria studied Art Direction at CREA in Geneva, where she focused on design, high tech, and innovation. What she particularly loves about this fields is the experience: people usually forget what you said, what you did, but don't forget how they felt.
Arnaud has over 20 years of professional experience in training management and talent development, with particular focus on luxury and hospitality sectors. He specializes in quality of service and customer satisfaction, as well as efficient team dynamics. Through his work in 16 countries, Arnaud has demonstrated outstanding skills in leadership, organization, and communication.
From the North Cape to Antarctica, Alexandre has traveled to 92 countries around the world. He worked in the field of education in Asia, before taking over the management of a private school in Sion, Switzerland. His passion for educational technologies pushes him to constantly look for innovative opportunities for schools of the 21st century.
William McClain is a human resources strategist with an extensive international experience across all HR disciplines. He was born in the US, lived and worked in France, and now more than 15 years in Switzerland. William brings broad experience in working with multi-national corporations and leading multicultural teams. He has coached and led people through change and transformation, designed and built organizational set up around operational and business needs through acquisitions, divestitures, new business unit start-up and innovation scale up in manufacturing, embedding new winning working models.
Laura is doing a research project aimed at giving eyes and ears to ARI 9000, thanks to Boston Dynamics' robot Spot. From audio and video data, she built a machine learning model able to help learners develop their soft skills, like emotional intelligence and oral presentation abilities.
Sara's research aims at demonstrating the superiority of MAGMA's personalized learning processes compared to any other approach. She is looking into a variety of application contexts, from corporate learning to academic studies.
Jules is exploring how to create the best model of learners' minds based on their interactions with our personal AI tutor Ari 9000.
Florian is boosting MAGMA's growth by deploying a holistic marketing strategy.
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