David Bounie is professor of economics, and head of the department of economics and social sciences at Telecom Paris. Prof. Bounie main areas of research are digital finance and digital economics. He has extensive experience in finance industry with several research programs with banks, central banks and payment card schemes. His research is interested in how digital technologies are transforming the finance industry (digital payments, artificial intelligence) in developed and developing countries (financial inclusion). He is the co-founder of the Chair 'Digital Finance' (2018-2022) in partnership with Institut Louis Bachelier, Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB and La Banque Postale, and the interdisciplinary ANR Chair in Artificial Intelligence "Explainable AI for Anti-Money Laundering" (2020-2024) in partnership with PWC, and ACPR/Banque de France.