Yves-Michel LEPORCHER has an M. Sc. in Finance from Toulouse Business School, certified in risk management (FRM), and has a background in software development, solution architecture, machine learning, big data, and blockchain. He is a blockchain technology expert for Renault group, chairman for MOBI consortium (consortium on mobility services including blockchain technology), and teacher in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Yves-Michel has extensive knowledge in finance and automotive industries and is the author of books on asset management, risk management, and blockchain technology. He worked in the financial industry where he developed several products, then launched its own blockchain protocol and start-up (Neurochain) before moving to the automotive industry. Since then he has worked in various technical roles on large-scale IT projects including data science, big data, and blockchain including several European companies.