Akur8

Akur8

 Meet Sam, CEO & Co-Founder

Meet Sam, CEO & Co-Founder

Samuel spent more than 15 years at IBM in international sales roles focusing on complex technology solutions such as Cloud.

In 2016, Samuel joined Shift Technology, where he was in charge of sales, particularly internationalisation in the United States.

Samuel met Guillaume (the originator of the Akur8 product) when he was at Shift, through Axa, the first client of both companies, and chose to embark on the Akur8 adventure with him.

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Meet Guillaume, Chief Actuary & Co-Founder

Both a data scientist and an actuary, Guillaume started his career in quantitative trading before joining the R&D team at Axa Global Direct, to rethink insurance pricing in the light of the possibilities offered by artificial intelligence.

Guillaume is at the origin of the algorithmic research that led to the creation of Akur8 and leads the R&D to further develop the solution.

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Meet Guillaume, Chief Actuary & Co-Founder
Meet Jean-Marc, CTO

Meet Jean-Marc, CTO

Throughout his career, Jean-Marc has developed a strong expertise in software development. He has held these positions in several large groups, including Dassault Systèmes and Axa, where he met Guillaume and decided to join the Akur8 team.

Jean-Marc has also held CTO positions in other start-ups and this is not his first entrepreneurial adventure.

At Akur8, Jean-Marc is in charge of the cloud infrastructure as well as the technical maintenance of the solution, both for development purposes and for all our clients.

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Meet Anne-Laure, COO

Anne-Laure started her career in strategy consulting at L.E.K., before joining the Carrefour Group where she was Director of Strategy, Digital Transformation, Digital and Data Partnerships, including the global Carrefour - Google partnership.

It is in this context that she met Brune. At Akur8, Anne-Laure is in charge of HR, Finance and Legal as well as Marketing and Communication.

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Meet Anne-Laure, COO
Meet Brune, Chief Of Sales

Meet Brune, Chief Of Sales

Brune started her career at IBM in consulting and sales roles for complex technology solutions, including cloud.

It was at IBM that Brune met Samuel, before continuing her career at Google Cloud, to offer Google technologies to large retail groups undergoing a digital transformation.

At Akur8, Brune is in charge of marketing the solution and building an ecosystem of partners.

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Meet Ramon, Lead Data Scientist

A graduate of the academic world, Ramon holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Southampton.

He joined Akur8 a few months after its foundation. He joined the R&D team and contributed to the expansion of Akur8 to Latin countries.

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Meet Ramon, Lead Data Scientist
Meet Clara, Lead Developer

Meet Clara, Lead Developer

After her engineering studies, Clara discovered the world of insurance while working on the development of a data crawling platform.

She was one of the first to join Akur8, at the beginning of the adventure, to take up the challenge of disrupting insurance pricing and develop Akur8's SaaS platform.

She loves being part of a growing start-up and having the opportunity to improve her technical skills day after day.

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Presentation

Akur8 is revolutionizing insurance pricing with transparent AI.

We're the creators of the world's only AI-based insurance pricing solution that automates risk modeling for insurance companies while keeping full transparency and control on the models created, as required by regulators globally.

And as the only solution on the market reconciling Machine Learning and Actuarial worlds, insurance carriers’ modeling time is divided by 10 and loss ratio is improved by 2%-4%.

What they are looking for

Akur8 is a young, dynamic and fast growing insurtech startup.

The Akur8 team is expanding across a broad range of roles that will be instrumental in ensuring its sustained success. Akur8 is the right place for professionals who love challenges and young, fast moving organizations.

  • Data Science
  • Dev, DevOps & QA
  • Sales, Customer Success & Partnerships
  • HR, Legal & Finance
  • Product
  • Marketing & Communication

If you like to get things done, are a team player, know how to make complex things feel simple and are eager to learn, get in touch with Akur8 and join our international and welcoming team !

Good to know

Akur8 means waking up every morning and going to work with a smile on your face, because as well as working hard we realize the need to enjoy what you do.

Pleasure and benevolence naturally guide our days, punctuated by the exercise of agility. These days regularly end with a surprise aperitif on our terrace.

Our package :

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus
  • Company shares/equity
  • 25 days of paid holidays + RTT
  • Gym membership with Gymlib + on-site gym facilities/different sporting events
  • Swile lunch vouchers
  • Alan health insurance (including possibility of family coverage)
  • Relocation support
  • Sponsored crèche access
  • Beautiful office in the heart of the 17th arrondissement of Paris, with a great terrace
  • Free cafeteria with fresh fruit, drinks and snacks
  • Ongoing training

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