Dr. Valérie MORIGNAT

Valérie MORIGNAT

Dr. Valérie MORIGNAT

Associate Professor in Strategy and Design of AI | CEO, Intelligent Story San Francisco
Field(s) of expertise
AI strategy, design and ethics. Digital transformation. UX / UI design. Virtual and Augmented Reality. Arts. Philosophy. Cinema. Higher Education

Born in New Caledonia, Dr. Valérie Morignat is the Founder and CEO of Intelligent Story, a San Francisco-based consulting firm specializing in AI strategy and ethics. She is a global AI expert, design leader, professor, and author with 20 years of cross-functional experience in business, government, and academia.

She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, and is certified by MIT in AI Strategy and Machine Learning. She also is a Tenured Associate Professor of Cinema and Interactive Arts (Maître de Conférences), on academic leave from the University of Montpellier 3.

The President of New Caledonia commissioned Dr. Morignat to serve as a Government-appointed Innovation Strategy Principal Consultant, advising the President and the Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy. She devised forward-leaning public policy reforms supportive of digital innovation and cultural inclusiveness, built international strategic partnerships, engineered $MM research and education projects, and transferred high-value technology to the public sector.

In San Francisco, she occupied positions such as Director of Experience Design and Director of Interactive Innovation at the largest healthcare advertising agency in the U.S. West Coast, before joining, as CIO, the startup of Ancestry founder Paul Allen.

Dr. Valérie Morignat is today the CEO of Intelligent Story, a Professor of AI Strategy and Design at aivancity, and a global AI leader advising organizations on the deployment of ethical AI. She is a Founding Editorial Board Member of the Springer Journal of AI & Ethics and a contributing expert to the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems.

Year University Diploma/Position
2019 MIT Executive Program Certificate Certificate Machine Learning : From Data to Decisions
2018 MIT Sloan, MIT CSAIL, Executive Program Certificate Certificate Artificial Intelligence : Implications for Business Strategy
2018 IDF Certificate Certificate Design for Augmented and Virtual Reality
2003 Académie de Paris Agrégation Externe d’Arts Plastiques
2001 Université Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne Doctorat Arts et Sciences de l’Art, Mention très honorable avec félicitations du jury
1997 Université Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne DEA en Arts Plastiques, mention très-bie
1996 Université Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne Maîtrise d'Arts Plastiques, mention très-bien
1995 Université Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne Licence Arts et Lettres
Year Function
2020 - Present Associate Professor in AI Strategy & Design - aivancity
2019 - Present Chief Executive Officer, Founder - Intelligent Story LLC
2011 - Present Tenured Associate Professor of Cinema and Interactive Arts - University of Montpellier 3
2018 - 2019 Chief Innovation Officer - Soar (Startup)
2015 - 2017 Director of Interactive Innovation and Director of Experience Design - Evoke Giant
2013 Guest Professor, Keynote Speaker, Artist-in-Residence - Michigan State University
2012 - 2014 Chargée de cours, Conférencière et Conseil académique, Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie
2011 - 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Founder - Transmedia Consulting
2002 - 2003 Chargée de cours, Université Paris 8, Vincennes Saint-Denis, ATI
1997 - 2003 ATER et Allocataire-Moniteur, Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2020] «AI, dalle previsioni alle decisioni». In L'intelligenza artificiale tra etica e diritti. Per la creazione di un mainframe normativo, GP4AI, Global Professionals for Artificial Intelligence, Italy.
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2020] « AI Revolutionizes Healthcare».
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2020] « AI Supercharges Threat Detection».
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2020], « The True Opportunities of AI For Security Leaders», White Paper, Intelligent Story, USA, 2020
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2020] « La diversité au secours des algorithmes », Outremers360, Jan 7, 2020.
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2019], « Ethics : The Nervous System of AI ».
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2019], « The Ancient Quest For AI ».
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2019], « What The Heck Is AI ? Everything You Should Know about Artificial Intelligence ».
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2013], « Living In An Ecosystem Of Alternative Realities », Paper of the Michigan State University conference, College of Arts and Letters, Romance and Classical Studies.
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, dir. Serge Tisseron, [2009], « Hypervivants », Adolescence, Avatars et mondes virtuels, n°69, Presses Universitaires de France, L'esprit du Temps.
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2006], « Real Presences Within Virtual Worlds », Protée, International Journal of Semiotics.
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, dir. Marc Jimenez, [2006], « Environnements virtuels et cinéma interactif », La création artistique face aux nouvelles technologies, Paris, Klincksieck, L'Université des arts.
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, dir. N.Xanthos et R.Audet, [2006], « Présences réelles dans les mondes virtuels », Protée, Revue de Sémiotique Internationale, "Actualités du récit. Pratiques, théories, modèles". Vol. 34 N° 2-3, Montréal.
  • Valérie MORIGNAT, [2004], « Environnements virtuels et nouvelles stratégies actantielles ».