Accenture to acquire Sentelis, a Data consulting and Engineering company


Accenture is now going to acquire Sentelis, a Paris based independent data consulting and engineering company. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Sentelis is founded by the Jean-Baptise Ceccaldi and Isabelle Regnier in the year 2011. It has its specialization in designing and scaling data and AI capabilities.

With a focus on industrializing big data and AI technologies, the firm has more than 50 employees with advanced skilled professionals, which includes engineering, architects, AI, and data advisors.

Executive Opinion

Olivier Girard, market unit lead, Accenture France and Benelux, said, "The addition of the strong technical talent of Sentelis’s teams, combined with our AI and big data solutions, and deep industry expertise, would be a major opportunity to strengthen and broaden our ability to help clients scale AI across their businesses. In addition to organically growing talent, Accenture’s strategic approach to acquisitions is designed to ensure the right capabilities are in place to meet existing, as well as emerging, a client needs with speed and scale. Together, we would be able to help a broader range of clients industrialize innovation in data strategy and AI."

Athina Kanioura, chief analytics officer and global lead for Accenture Applied Intelligence, said, "Our research shows that a strong data foundation underpins an organization’s ability to successfully scale AI. Strategic acquisitions — like Sentelis — are bringing greater capacity and enhanced capabilities to our data and AI client work. Sentelis’s data strategy, architecture, and engineering skills align seamlessly with Accenture’s focus on industrialized, end-to-end solutions. With the addition of Sentelis, we would see an even greater opportunity to accelerate how our clients gain value from data and AI across their business."

Accenture's acquisition of Sentelis

The acquisition would strengthen Accenture's analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and data engineering business in France. Sentelis's capabilities in serving financial services and the retail segments will be a differentiator for Accenture in providing end-to-end AI/ML services in Europe.

Sentelis would be going to join Accenture Applied Intelligence, notes the announcement.
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