Akin Kazakci is an Associate Professor at the Center for Management Science of Mines ParisTech - PSL. He specializes in Innovation and Technology Management, with a dual technical competence in Design Theory and Artificial Intelligence. His early work focuses on logical and mathematical foundations of design theory. More recently, he worked on the generative potential of deep learning models and computer simulations of design reasoning and creativity. Since 2013, in partnership with the industrial world, he has conducted a research program on the transformation of businesses by the AI and methodological approaches for the valuation of the company's data.