Cyril ALLOUCHE is a Fellow and Vice-President within Atos. He owns an engineer degree from Ecole Polytechnique (Paris) and a PhD in Computer Science & AI from University of Paris. He has been in charge of Research and Innovation within Bull then Atos for 7 years. He has been leading Atos' Quantum R&D program since its beginning, late 2015. He is the coordinator of the European project on quantum software and applications, NEASQC. Prior to quantum technologies, Dr. Allouche's R&D activities covered a broad range from medical imaging to biometrics, high performance computing, cloud computing and architecture of critical information systems. He is the inventor of 11 patents.