15min talks of industry peers sharing insights and actionable advice based on hands-on experiences applying AI. Check out our next Hamburg AI speakers.
Peer-to-Peer sessions on Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision to connect with new and leading practitioners in your technology realm. Join to increase your network.
AI Investor, Serial Entrepreneur & Founder
Stephan is founder and CEO of FLIO, focusing on digital airport experience. He is an associate in the ML track of the Creative Destruction Lab by the University of Toronto and has invested in several machine learning and deep tech companies. Previously, Stephan founded Qype which he built into Europe’s largest local review website. Qype was acquired by Yelp in 2012. He founded several other companies such as short-term lettings platform 9flats.com. 9flats in 2016 acquired competitor Wimdu which was then sold to Wyndham. Stephan also co-founded Germany’s leading eco-marketplace avocadostore.de – which he exited in 2017. Earlier in his career, Stephan held top management positions at well-known internet companies such as lastminute.com, bild.de and docmorris.com
Chief Data Scientist
Matthias Rettenmeier is a Chief Data-Scientist at Zalando Media Solutions in Hamburg, where he is working on bringing data driven products to life. He has a background in applied mathematics. Early in his professional career, he researched and developed products for compressing data resulting from numerical simulations at the Fraunhofer Institut SCAI. After completing his works at Fraunhofer, he joined the ad-tech startup metrigo, at which he was responsible for building the pricing engine for it’s realtime-bidding-solution. In 2015 metrigo was acquired by Zalando.
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Steve has been in ecommerce and payments for two decades in various leadership roles. He brings in a startup background from fintech and ecommerce, as well as blue chip tech experience focussing on omni-channel and digitisation strategies. At Xerox he was responsbile for revenues in excess of $300m. His specialties include indirect channels, partner strategy, ecommerce, mobile payments and scaling. Prior to joining, he has been working on mobile engagement and payments for the past seven years. Steve is a known speaker, business mentor and advisor to several businesses. He himself has built a global social enterprise publishing business MX Publishing which supports projects in the UK and Africa.
Speakers from previous events were:
- Dr. Dirk Michelsen – IBM
- Dr. Daniel Pape – Codecentric
- Christo Zonnev – Interone
- Dr. Robin Kiera – Digital Transformation Expert
- Dr. Tereza Iofciu, Data Engineer – mytaxi
- Nils Grabbert, VP Data Science – enfore
- Fabian Abel, Director Data Science, XING AG
- Prof. Dr. Chris Biemann, University of Hamburg
- Max Pumperla, Head of Data Science, collectAI
- Dr. Lars Schwabe, Associate Director, Lufthansa Industry Solutions
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