“Smart Data Is The Future of FinTech” – Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Patrick Koeck – Data Natives Berlin 2016
Patrick Koeck is a Chief Operating Officer and a previous Chief Risk Officer in European Smart-data powered lender Creamfinance. Before coming to Creamfinance he tested his mettle in companies such as Alkoe GmbH, the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company and KPMG Austria, where he focused on database management and Financial Controlling.
Data Natives Speaker Dr. Stefan Kühn is Lead Data Scientist at codecentric. Together with his team he is developing robust, fast and intelligent algorithms and is applying modern machine learning methods for analyzing large datasets. Before codecentric he was a researcher in the Scientific Computing Group at the Max Planck
“The market still needs a little more time to get ready for autonomous driving.”- Interview with Christian Bubenheim
Since January 2015 Christian Bubenheim has been Senior Vice President Marketing & Product of AutoScout24. Before that he was part of the management team of Amazon Deutschland GmbH and responsible for the business unit „Consumables“ including health & beauty as well as foods. From 2003 to 2008 he was General
Data Natives Berlin speaker Allan Hanbury is Senior Researcher and Privatdozent at the TU Wien, Austria. Since 2010, he has coordinated EU-funded research and development projects on analysis and search of medical text and image data. This led to the recent founding of a start-up, ContextFlow, which is bringing the
Anatoly Lebedev is the CEO and Co-Founder of Irish company Cesanta. Together with his team, he helps define the future of embedded communication technologies. He believes that if we want to get to 20 billion connected devices by 2020, then IoT integration needs to be made simple, secure and fast.
“Precision medicine is going to play a key role in the future of healthcare…” – Interview with Constant Therapy’s Veera Anantha
Dr. Veera Anantha is an experienced hands-on tech entrepreneur. He has held executive positions at tech startups and Fortune 100 companies with 2 successful startup exits (Apple and Motorola). Veera has founded and launched several award winning enterprise software and consumer oriented tech products in the past decade. Veera has
“Fashion needs ‘datafication’ that clearly benefits fashion.” – Interview with Data Scientist Jessica Graves
Jessica Graves is a Data Scientist who currently works on fashion problems in New York City. She’s worked with Hilary Mason at Fast Forward Labs and keeps in regular contact with the London startup scene. She shares her unique perspective on the datafication of Fashion. She comes from a background
Lindsey Thorne, Manager of the Open Source & Big Data Practice at Greythorn Lindsey has been in HR and recruiting for more than 12 years, and after narrowing her focus to the open source and data science market in 2012, she’s built a reputation for being the one recruiter “inside”
“From my point of view, FinTech won’t exist as a stand alone industry…” – Interview with SolarisBanks’ Peter Grosskopff
As CTO, Peter leads the tech team of solarisBank. He’s the former CTO of HitFox Group and software engineering company Zweitag. Peter is experienced in building tech-heavy startups and fintechs. Tell us about the mission of SolarisBank and why you chose Berlin as your headquarters? We’re offering a horizontally-integrated
“Spark has the potential to be as transformational in the computing landscape as the emergence of Linux…” – Interview with Levyx’s Reza Sadri
Reza Sadri is the CEO of Levyx, the creators of high-performance processing technology for big-data applications. Prior to Levyx, Sadri was the CTO for software at sTec, which was acquired by Western Digital Corporation in 2013. What is the potential of Spark? How far is the market from realizing