Guillaume Tarel, PhD, is the VP of Artelys in Canada. Artelys provides consulting and software based on analytics (numerical optimization, statistics, modeling), mostly for the power and gas domain. Guillaume is involved in consulting activities for energy-intensive companies, governments, energy producers, regulation authorities and transmission operators. He is involved as well in the sales of modeling and optimization software for energy systems management and evaluation. Prior to Artelys he took part as a consultant in a prospective energy modeling activity for the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (Energy strategy 2050). Guillaume holds a BA from the École Centrale in Paris, and a MSc and PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of technology.