Francis de Véricourt is the co-author, with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier, of Framers: Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil, published by Dutton. Praised as “A tightly written prescription for smart thinking” by the Financial Times, the book was chosen as one of their best books of 2021.
Francis is Professor of Management Science and the director of the Center for Decisions, Models and Data (DMD-Center) at ESMT Berlin. He was the first Associate Dean of Research at ESMT and held faculty positions at Duke University and INSEAD, where he also was the Paul Dubrule Chaired professor in Sustainable Development. He was a post-doctoral researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and received a MS degree in applied mathematics and computer science at the Grenoble Institute of Technology as well as a PhD degree from Université Paris VI, France.
His general research interest is in the area of decision science, analytics and operations.