About Koïos

Innovation and Creativity Enhanced by Experience

Founded in 2017, Koïos Intelligence’s mission is to empower the insurance and financial industry with the next generation of intelligent and customized systems that are supported by Artificial Intelligence, statistics and operational research. Combining the knowledge of our lead experts in Insurance, Finance and Artificial Intelligence, Koïos is developing new technologies that redefine the interactions between insurers, brokers and customers.

Our expertise

Our company is firmly rooted on an experienced multidisciplinary research team with combined expertise lying at the intersection of mathematics, operations research and computer science. Our business model builds upon three pillars:

AI Technology

We engineer solutions in Natural Language Processing at every layer of the AI pipeline. From the architecture and training of models to the optimization methods for efficient learning, we strive for innovation and performance.

Analytics & Knowledge Transfer

Our goal is to build innovative and customized applications to meet our partners’ needs in Artificial Intelligence by turning all interactions into business value.

AI as a Service

Our focus is to assist our clients on the development and refinement of their existing models and procedures. Unlike traditional consulting services, we seek to generate joint intellectual property with our partners creating value from artificial intelligence applications.


Mohamed Hanini, Ph. D. (c)
Mohamed Hanini, Ph. D. (c)CEO & Founder
Robert Allatt
Robert AllattChief Commercial Officer

Tamara Engler
Tamara EnglerProduct Data Manager
Aziz Raymond Elmahdaoui, Ph. D. (c)
Aziz Raymond Elmahdaoui, Ph. D. (c)Scientific Director
Manuel Morales, Ph. D.
Manuel Morales, Ph. D.Co-Founder & Board Member
François Dufour
François DufourVice-President Client Engagement
Marc Lavallée
Marc LavalléeSystem Administrator SR
Santosh Vakil
Santosh VakilClient Engagement Manager
Lifeng Wan
Lifeng WanSenior Software Engineer & AI Developer
Trong Nguyen
Trong NguyenSenior Software Engineer & AI Developer
Valentin Gourdeau
Valentin GourdeauData Scientist
Romain Boudet
Romain BoudetData Scientist
Christian Knudsen
Christian KnudsenSenior Director Sales
Ying Xiao
Ying XiaoData Scientist
Elise Benoit
Elise BenoitData Scientist
Nassima Kihal
Nassima KihalApplied Researcher
Leila Benerradi
Leila BenerradiClient Engagement Analyst
Walid Ayech
Walid AyechData Scientist
Aladji Faye
Aladji FayeAI Developer
Nada Ben Boubaker
Nada Ben BoubakerLinguist
Fernanda Jiménez
Fernanda JiménezClient Engagement Analyst
Dhouha Selmi
Dhouha SelmiData Scientist
Amira Lessigue
Amira LessigueData Scientist
Mayra Baca
Mayra BacaGraphic Designer
Eugénie Yockell
Eugénie YockellData Scientist
Ghofrane Abidi
Ghofrane AbidiAI intern

Board members

Mouna Saaied
Mouna SaaiedExecutive Director, APTBEF
Philippe Bélanger
Philippe BélangerPartner, McCarthy Tétrault
Kais Elloumi
Kais ElloumiDirector, Business Development and Financial Strategies, ELLOUMI Group
Sylvie Giguère
Sylvie GiguèreVice President, Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Canada
Michel Hebert
Michel HebertVP Research & Development, Optimum Réassurance inc.