French group Atos acquires Czech AI firm DataSentics

The Prague-based product studio focused on AI has revealed information regarding its exit worth millions of euros. Thanks to the acquisition, its AI and ML-enabled products and solutions will become available to new clients worldwide.

“We are thrilled to announce that we have agreed to become part of the Atos family,” says Petr Bednařík, founder and CEO of DataSentics. As an entity within the Atos Group, the Prague-based company will continue focusing on developing innovative AI and ML vertical products and solutions; however, thanks to the global reach and industry focus of Atos, they will be able to bring business value to a much wider audience of enterprise clients across the world.

Founded in 2016, DataSentics, one of’s industry members, is an AI product studio working to unify data science and engineering to deliver business impact. The company primarily sells its solutions in Central and Western Europe to large enterprises with a strong vertical focus in financial services, retail, and media. Personalisation tool Persona360, product shelf placement optimisation software Shelf Inspector, or display advertisement enhancer Adpicker are among the company’s key products.

“We are excited that the global reach and strong vertical industry focus of Atos will accelerate our AI products’ real impact on enterprises across the world,” — Petr Bednařík, CEO and Founder of DataSentics 

A preview of Shelf Inspector by DataSentics
A preview of Shelf Inspector by DataSentics

French group Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 107,000 employees and annual revenue of over €11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high-performance computing, the group provides tailored end-to-end solutions in 71 countries across industries.

“With DataSentics, we are strengthening our global AI/ML factory, which is already leveraging the expertise from our recent acquisitions in this area: zData, Miner & Kasch, and Ipsotek,” says executive vice president Pierre Barnabé, head of Big Data & Security at Atos.

The closing of the transaction is expected to take place in Q4 2021.