ServiceNow Research

Nicolas Chapados

Nicolas Chapados

VP of Research

Research Management

Leadership team

Nicolas Chapados is VP of Research at ServiceNow Research. He holds an engineering degree from McGill University and a PhD in Computer Science from University of Montreal, Canada. While still writing his thesis and jointly with his advisor Yoshua Bengio, he co-founded ApSTAT Technologies in 2001, a machine learning technology transfer firm, to apply cutting-edge academic research ideas to areas such as insurance risk evaluation, supply chain planning, business forecasting, national defence, and hedge fund management. From this work, he also co-founded spin-off companies: Imagia, to detect and quantify cancer early with AI analysis of medical images, Element AI, to help organizations plan and implement their AI transformation, and Chapados Couture Capital, a quantitative asset manager. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

  • Time Series Forecasting
  • Finances
  • Large Language Models