Review – Deep Learning World Berlin 2018
November 12, 2018 – Estrel Hotel Berlin
Dr. Christoph Best
Senior Data Scientist
Dr. Christoph Best always worked with large data sets, first as a theoretical high-energy Physicist doing supercomputer simulations of quantum field theories, then in bioimage informatics on understanding protein structure using electron microscopy, and since a few years as data scientist at Google in the Ads Measurement Data Science team. He works on understanding how user behavior is influenced by advertising, in particular through geo-based experiments.
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Klaas Willhelm Bollhöfer
Founder & AI Thinker
Klaas Bollhoefer is founder and managing director of Birds on Mars GmbH, a Berlin-based company that enables organizations to develop strategies, structures, teams and applications at the connections of artificial and human intelligence. Klaas has been chief data scientist & evangelist with The unbelievable Machine Company (*um) for more than 6 years, pioneering data science in Germany, Europe and beyond. Always in-between, at the interfaces of business, IT, artificial intelligence and design he describes himself as a for-, side- and backward thinker. The time left is filled with lightning talks, guest lectures, program committee chairs and craft brewing. Klaas is a certified scrum master, design thinker, mediator and coach and will never stop being curious.
Klaas Willhelm Bollhöfer is speaker of the following session:
Data Science and AI
Miguel González-Fierro is a Data Scientist at Microsoft UK, where his job consists of helping customers leverage their processes using Big Data and Machine Learning. Previously, he was CEO and founder of Samsamia Technologies, a company that created a visual search engine for fashion items allowing users to find products using images instead of words, and founder of the Robotics Society of Universidad Carlos III, which developed different projects related to UAVs, mobile robots, small humanoids competitions, and 3D printers. Miguel also worked as a robotics scientist at Universidad Carlos III of Madrid and King’s College London, where his research focused on learning from demonstration, reinforcement learning, computer vision, and dynamic control of humanoid robots. He holds a BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering and an MSc and Ph.D. in robotics. For more information about Miguel you can visit his website.
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Dr. George Iordanescu
Dr. George Iordanescu is a researcher in the Algorithms and Data Science Group at Microsoft, where he develops AI solutions using deep learning, computer vision, and multivariate time series forecasting. He received his Ph.D. in EE from “Politehnica” University in Bucharest, Romania, before training as a post-doctoral fellow in computer assisted detection at www.nih.gov .
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Philipp is the founder and managing director of dida, a Berlin-based software company specializing in the field of machine vision and natural language processing. He holds a master in statistics from TU Berlin and has more than 10 years of experience in data science projects.
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Johannes Kortmann is Product Manager at Bilfinger Digital Next GmbH, the digital hub of Bilfinger SE. Bilfinger SE is a leading industrial service provider for the process industry. As part of the innovation team, he works on existing digital solutions such as Bilfinger Connected Asset Performance (BCAP®) and Industrial Tube, as well as on new products. Johannes is currently leading the Cognitive Sensor project, which deals with noise classification in industrial plants.
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Norbert Kraft is a senior researcher at Nokia Bell Labs, where he works to apply Big Data processing, data mining and artificial intelligence to industrial use cases in the telecommunication area.
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Founder & Managing Director
Martin Szugat is founder and managing director of Datentreiber, a data strategy consultancy supporting companies to digitally transform to a data-driven business. He invented the Data Strategy Design method and provides a free Data Strategy Designkit. Prior to Datentreiber, Martin Szugat was managing director of SnipClip, an agency for social media marketing & analytics. With a degree in bioinformatics, he has conducted research in machine learning and worked as a freelance software developer, consultant & author. Since 2014, he is responsible for the Predictive Analytics World & Deep Learning World conferences in Europe as program director.
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Dr. Marcel Tilly
Marcel Tilly is Professor of Cloud Computing at the Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences. After almost 13 years at Microsoft, he continues to work on topics related to IoT, Big Data, Deep Learning and AI; in detail, he deals with speech and image recognition and their application in real-world scenarios. At the university he can now deepen his experience in research and teaching and get to the bottom of it. If there is still time left, he speaks at conferences, writes articles or programs something.
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Dr. Hans-Georg Zimmermann
Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Hans Georg Zimmermann, Study of Mathematics at University of Bonn, Senior Principal Research Scientist at Siemens Corporate Technology in Munich for 30 years, Founding member of the neural networks research at Siemens. Since Dec. 2017 at Fraunhofer Gesellschaft in Nurnberg.
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Sebastian Zimmermann is an AI Engineer at Birds on Mars, where he trains AI algorithms to explore the future of work. Before joining Birds on Mars, he received his M. A. in sociology with an emphasis on game theory.
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