Claude Théoret

CEO , Nexalogy

Claude Théoret is the founder of CEO of Nexalogy, a social data discovery startup and a Canadian leader in Social Data Intellgience. A former Astrophysicist he worked at the inception of bigdata, having his first website in 1994 and working with big data before it had a name. He is one of the top 40 startup mentors in the worldwide Founder Institute network.

Previously, Claude was an astrophysicist with expertise in the management of innovation. One of the founding members of McGill University’s astronomy department, Claude was ranked first in the astronomy and astrophysics postdoctoral fellowship competition in Québec. He conducted his postdoctoral research at the Collège de France as a member of the prestigious HESS Collaboration. After teaching as a professor of physics and statistics at the American University in Paris, Claude focused his analytical expertise on Co-Word Analysis, Actor Network Theory and their practical applications.

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