Jury Biography – Kaze A. Onguene

Come and meet Kaze A. Onguene, one of the jury of the 13th Edition of Festival du Film Merveilleux et Imaginaire.

Futurist and tech-entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in open-source and Big Data technologies, Kazé uses his creativity and expertise to help companies such as Enel, Porsche and Le Figaro adapt their businesses to the increasing digitisation of the society through the implementation of AI-enhanced solutions. Since 2013, the visionary entrepreneur is focusing on a social and technological challenge: “Leveraging Artificial Intelligences, cyberspace and DLT technologies to foster a human centric relational paradigm, focused on the protection of natural rights .”


  • 2003 – 2005, Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Paris III – DESS, CULTURAL MEDIATION – Multimedia computing and hypermedia information
  • 2007 – 2008, ECE, Engineering School, (CIFAP) – Cybersecurity, Object Oriented Programming, Web 2.0 – Information Technology and Telecommunications
  • 2014 – 2016, Panthéon Sorbonne University, Paris I – CRI Lab – EA 1445 Research and Development | Braincities – Team of 3 PhD students, Data mining, NLP, Psychometrics

Awards and recognition:

  • Grant de la commission Européenne – N° H2020-MSCA-IF-2018 846456 – European Research Council (ERC)
  • Prix Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions – Research Fellowship Programme – Rewarding excellence in innovation and research
  • President of the French Republic, Mr. Emmanuel Macron’s choice – “One of the seven Innovators and tech-entrepreneurs of great potential for the future of France.”