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HamburgAI #5 on June 27, starting at 6pm!

HamburgAI gatherings are quarterly, three hour events for Artificial Intelligence practitioners focusing on lessons learned applying AI. Book your tickets on Eventbrite now! Seats are limited – first come first serve. The event is supported by the HamburgAI ambassador collectAI.


15min talks of industry peers sharing insights and actionable advice based on hands-on experiences applying AI. Check out our next Hamburg AI speakers.


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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Our Speakers:


Stephan Uhrenbacher

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 in 2016 acquired competitor Wimdu which was then sold to Wyndham. Stephan also co-founded Germany’s leading eco-marketplace – which he exited in 2017. Earlier in his career, Stephan held top management positions at well-known internet companies such as, and

Janós Moldvay

János Moldvay

Co-Founder & CEO, AdTriba GmbH

After completing his studies in business informatics in 2003, János was working in the area of Data Warehouse, CRM and Data Mining at the Otto Group for more than three years. He then joined three different companies (Xing AG, Unique Digital GmbH,
Jimdo GmbH) Data Science Teams successfully established and led. In between,
graduated in 2010 with an MBA in Cape Town. Since 2011 János deals with the
Topic AI based attribution modeling. In 2015 he founded AdTriba. According to the German advertising magazine WuV, he is one of the top 100 heads in the communications industry, or the top 6 newcomers.


Dr. Stefan Kühn

Senior Data Scientist, Xing

Dr. Stefan Kühn was born in Jena in 1978 and studied Mathematics at the University of Hamburg with a focus on Mathematical Optimization. He then finalized his doctorate in the research group “Scientific Computing” of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics. Following his postdoc period, in 2014 he moved to Codecentric, an innovative IT consulting firm, where he led various projects in the data science environment. After working at Zalando as a Data Scientist, he switched to his current position at XING Marketing Solutions GmbH in June 2017.

Mirko Krauel

Mirko Krauel

collectAI, CEO

With an international team @collectAI, a subsidiary of the Otto Group, Mirko builds the new generation of receivables management based on an AI-driven technology. He is a fintech expert, having worked in the field for both, startups and larger companies. Prior to joining collectAI, Mirko was a Principal at EY Innovalue, which is a strategic management advisory firm driving digitisation for the banking and payments industry. Before that as a Senior Consultant at PWC he advised clients in their realignment after the financial crisis 2008. Mirko holds a diploma in Business Administration and started off his career as a “traditional” banker. So he brings in a great deal of knowledge on why innovation in financial services is necessary and how to tackle it.

Speakers from previous events were:

  • Dr. Matthias Rettenmeier – Zalando
  • Stephan Uhrenbacher – AI Investor
  • Florian Müller – Tchibo
  • 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

Our Team:

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Elda Dedja

Head of Account Management, collectAI

As part of the organising team, Elda initiated the HamburgAI partnership and is therefore an invaluable member.

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Anna Friedrich

Head of Marketing & Communications, collectAI

As the messenger of HamburgAI, Anna is in charge for the speaker selection, program set-up and all Marketing related matters.


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