Ipsos Invited to the Inauguration of Beihang University’s “Sino-French Data Science Laboratory” and Initiated Business Cooperation in Data Science

10 October 2017

Ipsos Invited to the Inauguration of Beihang University’s “Sino-French Data Science Laboratory” and Initiated Business Cooperation in Data Science

On October 10, 2017, Ipsos was invited to the inauguration of “Sino-French Data Science Laboratory” at Beihang University. Lifeng Liu, Chairman and CEO of Ipsos China attended and addressed the ceremony.

Lifeng congratulated the establishment of Sino-French Data Science Laboratory and exchanged insights on big data with distinguished guests, teachers and classmates.

As world’s top five market research groups, Ipsos owes part of its success to its ability in data processing, modeling and research. Ipsos has been committed to social listening and analysis, big data management and analysis, and the establishment of SAAS and DMP, all with strong development momentum.

On the following day, Prof. Saporta from Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (also Dean of Sino-French Data Science Laboratory), Professor Wang Huiwen (also Director of Beihang Zhizhen College, Director of Academic Committee of School of Economics and Management,
Dean of Sino-French Data Science Laboratory), Professor Centrale Supelec from France, Deputy Director of Sino- French Data Science Laborator Tenenhaus, Associate Professor Huang Jinsong from School of Economics and Management of Beihang, and Yulei, Associate Professor
and Dean Assistant of CENTRALE PEKIN, Associate Director of Sino-French Data Science Laboratory came to Ipsos for cooperation negotiation. Chairman and CEO of Ipsos China Lifeng Liu, Executive Director Zonghua Zhang, and CMO Yolin Qiang attended the conference to discuss with professors and scholars about the opportunities and challenges in the era of big data, and seek feasible ways for cooperation.

Participants probed into many application scenarios of data, such as pan-entertainment, automotive, artificial intelligence and deep learning. There are great opportunities for businesses and schools to explore the field of data science, and Lifeng concerned himself much
with the cooperation with universities and the cultivation of new talents. He introduced Ipsos GI (Generation Ipsos) and expressed his hope for in-depth collaboration.