Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline. For more information, visit: atos.net.


Our Ascent initiatives are designed to share with our partners and customers innovation and thought leadership on emerging trends in many areas. The technology and business landscape has been changing at an unprecedented speed and, as an international leader in digital services, we have the responsibility to think one step ahead, to anticipate upcoming business and technology challenges and to help our clients to reinvent their growth models in the post-crisis economic environment.

Innovation is part of our DNA. We are very clear about what innovation truly means and about how we enable our clients to ensure that it becomes part of their own company DNA, as it is already part of ours.

About the Atos Scientific community

Innovation lies at the core of Atos’ business strategy and the company has organized itself to think one step ahead to help its clients to reinvent their growth models. The Atos Scientific Community brings together over 135 best-of-breed business technologists from all Atos geographies and businesses, representing a rich mix of skills and backgrounds.

Co-chaired by Thierry Breton, Chairman & CEO Atos and by Hubert Tardieu, Advisor Atos CEO, its aim is to help Atos anticipate and craft its vision of upcoming technology disruptions and the future business challenges that will be faced by the markets it serves. By making this vision available to its clients, and by investing in areas related to the findings, Atos intends to help its clients make informed decisions as the Trusted Partner for their Digital Journeys.

The Scientific Community are “creators of change”, highlighting the importance of innovation in the dynamic digital services market and taking a proactive approach to identify and anticipate game changing technologies. They are mentors in the Atos IT Challenge, a competition encouraging the next generation of IT talents from universities across the world.

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