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Associate Professor (Education Track)

Strategy and Business Policy

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Vincent Fraitot has over 30 years of experience managing new technologies, Digital and Data in international and multicultural organizations.

At HEC Paris, he holds the role of Scientific Director of the MSc Data Science for Business, a joint degree between Ecole Polytechnique and HEC Paris. He is also Pedagogy Coordination Director for HEC Paris at the Hi! PARIS Center and he is managing the Natixis-Ecole Polytechnique-HEC Paris  Chair on "Data for banking".

He is the founder and Director of the "Data Science for Management" Certificate and the "Data Science for Business" Academy of the HEC Paris Grande Ecole.

His rich background offers him significant expertise that he shares in the classroom. After obtaining a Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence in Edinburgh, he contributed to the development of the High-Tech affiliate of a successful Software House. Positions as CIO and Organization Director for Europe in the international group, Pernod Ricard, provided him with strong operational experience in high tech.

An Executive MBA from HEC Paris provided him with invaluable expertise on business subjects and led to his co-founding a consulting firm to assist Managing Directors in their Digital and Data strategy and projects, in particular in the Luxury sector.

He served as the Managing Director of vente-privee consulting, the consulting affiliate of Veepee, where he supported international brands and groups in their digital transformation, both in B2C and B2B. 

As a Partner at KéaEuclyd, a consulting company specialized in Digital and Data Strategy, he helped top executives to develop their businesses.

He has been an independent consultant in Digital and Data Strategy since Sept. 2017.

Vincent Fraitot teaches Data Science & Artificial Intelligence for Business, Digital and data Transformation, Business Models, Business Plan, eCommerce for Luxury, Marketing and Digital Marketing as an Associate Professor in the Strategy & Business Policy Department of HEC Paris, where he teaches students in programs from the “Grande Ecole”, MBA, EMBA and Executive Education.

Vincent Fraitot received the prestigious Vernimmen Prize "Teaching Award 2022".

He published in January 2023 his book Data Science & IA pour les managers by Editions Netexplo and HEC Paris. More information here:





Data Science & IA pour les managers


Référentiel des pratiques marketing et digitales (co-auteur)

Electronic Business Group


Data Science & IA pour les managers


Référentiel des pratiques marketing et digitales (co-auteur)

Electronic Business Group


  • Executive MBA, HEC Paris - France
  • Master Degree in Artificial Intelligence, ESIEE Paris - France
  • Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence, Heriot-Watt University et Edinburgh University - United Kingdom

Academic appointments

Academic Responsibilities at HEC

  • 2020- Associate Professor (Education Track), Strategy and Business Policy HEC Paris
  • 2017-2020 Scientific Director Master Data Science for Business HEC Paris
  • 2018-2019 Affiliate Professor HEC Paris
  • 2013-2018 Affiliate Professor HEC Paris

Awards & honors

  • 2022 Vernimmen Teaching Award 2022