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Jean Villedieu

Linkurious Co-Founder

Jean has worked with several Fortune 500 companies to help them find insights in complex connected data. Previously he worked in the consulting industry on R&D projects and in sales. Jean has a degree in political sciences and a degree in competitive intelligence.

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Publications of the author

Manage software dependencies with graph visualization

Discover how Pathfinder helps developers analyse software dependencies using the linkurious.js open-source JS graph visualization library. In this article Michele Sacchetti, Head of Configuration Management and DevOps team at Facilitylive, explains why he built Pathfinder and chose linkurious.js. Introducing Pathfinder Almost every software program has third parties dependencies. As a software project grows with new features, software dependencies grow as […]

Visualizing the network of Hillary Clinton’s emails

Courtesy of the US State Department we have access to part of Hillary Clinton’s emails. Using graph visualization we will explore this data, focusing not on the content of the emails but on their metadata. Let’s see what kind of information we can uncover about Hillary Clinton’s professional network. Building a graph of Clinton’s emails with […]

Visualizing the graph of French companies with Neo4j

Recently Infogreffe, the organization responsible for keeping track of company information in France, opened access to its data. Anyone can now view key information regarding French companies created in 2014 and 2015. Let’s explore this data with a graph-approach to understand the connections between French companies. Open data about the French companies For years Infogreffe has enjoyed a lucrative monopoly […]

WPO: improved market intelligence with Linkurious

Learn how WPO used Linkurious graph visualization software to help their sales team map the renewable energy market and generate more business. Retaining market intelligence WPO is a leading and independent expert-services platform specialising in technical advisory, site inspections, third-party asset management and insurance brokerage in the renewable energy sector (wind, solar, hydro). WPO interacts with a whole ecosystem consisting […]

Exploring €1.3 trillion in public contracts with graph visualization

The European Union is giving free access to detailed information about public purchasing contracts. That data describes which European institutions are spending money, for what and who benefits from it. We are going to explore the network of public institutions and suppliers and look for interesting patterns with graph visualization. Public spending in Europe is a €1.3 trillion business […]

Exploring the VW scandal with graph analysis

The German car manufacturer admitted cheating emissions tests. Which companies are impacted directly or indirectly by these revelations? James Phare from Data To Value used graph analysis and open source information to unravel the impact of the VW scandal on its customers, partners and shareholders. The VW scandal makes headlines Since September 18 when VW […]