Nicolas Bonnotte

Algo/Data Team Leader  •  Math PhD, MBA

Who Am I?


A creative mindset with a strong scientific background, I enjoy building practical solutions to solve business needs in complex environments. I'm a geek, believing in data and automation, confident in what technology allows us to do.

Since June 2016, I work at Homly You, a Saint-Gobain subsidiary.

You will find here my curriculum vitae, and my publications.

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Algo/Data Team Leader at Homly You

previously Data Engineer

June 2016 – July 2017 – Present  •  Paris

Homly You helps you remodel your home, by providing inspiration and advice, and putting you in touch with certified architects and contractors.

My team builds data-driven solutions, in close interaction with our end-users.

  • fast prototyping of interfaces, websites, maps
  • business automation
  • continuous integration

CTO at Qucit

November 2014 – February 2016  •  Bordeaux

Qucit is a start-up specialized in urban-mobility predictive analyse.

  • daily management of the dev team
  • data management and processing
  • scientific and technical communications, articles, blog posts

Consultant for Réseau ferré de France

January – October 2014  •  Paris

Project owner assistance (AMO) for the supervision of the building of new high-speed rail lines in the framework of public-private partnerships.



Data management

  • Python: pandas, matplotlib
  • Jupyter hub & notebooks
  • PostgreSQL ❤, MySQL, Redis
  • Salesforce APIs and interfaces


  • Python: django, jinja2, celery
  • Apache, upgrading towards Nginx
  • HTML, CSS, and enough javascript to create responsive, dynamic, no-frill sites

Continuous integration, DevOps

  • Python testing, pytest
  • Git, Git workflow, GitHub, GitLab
  • Jenkins
  • Docker


  • French: native
  • English: fluent
  • Italian ❤
  • Python ❤


Collège des Ingénieurs

2014  •  MBA  •  Paris

The Collège des Ingénieurs MBA is a 10-month program specifically designed for people with a scientific background, financed by private companies.

Université Paris-Sud (Saclay)

Scuola Normale Superiore

2010 – 2013  •  PhD in mathematics  •  Paris – Pisa

Thesis on Optimal Transport: How to deliver some goods, in such a way that the cost of transportation is minimal? I developed a new method for computing the solution.

Double degree France/Italy, under the joint supervision of Prof. Filippo Santambrogio and Prof. Luigi Ambrosio. Grant from the French-Italian University.

École normale supérieure

2007 – 2011  •  Licence, Master, Agrégation  •  Paris

4-year scholarship to study mathematics (élève normalien).