What is your background in the Blockchain field?
I started to get in touch with the blockchain technology in 2017 by reading a lot of blockchain whitepapers especially focusing on IOTA and Ethereum and finding use cases to improve business processes with a focus on Automotive and AI. I am continuously updating myself through blogs, magazines as well as Reddit. We have created different instant messaging social groups and regular meetings to stay up-to-date with a couple of different people. Together with a partner we have established a meet-up with the IOTA foundation in Lindau.
What is your background in the AI field?
PhD in Machine Learning applied to optical sensor based Scene Understanding using Random Forest, Boosting algorithms, Support-Vector-Machines as well as Deep Learning techniques. Technical Director of a group focusing on Machine Learning and working as a CTO focusing on AI use-cases in the industry.
Have you received any notable recognitions such as awards? If so, please list them.
Awards and Grants: Collected 1.2M€ for publicly financed subventions projects from Federal Ministry of Education and Research during 2016 and 2018. Scientific grant by HannoverImpuls for the best business idea of a Start-Up contest in 2014. Best student paper award by ICPRAM in 2014. Student price for outstanding voluntary and social engagement in 2010. During 2006 and 2012, organized an industry- student fair KISS ME to support students and companies in networking activities.
Advanced Education: Since 2017, member of program committee M3 UK and M3 Germany, since 2018 member of advisory board of IS AUTO. 2-years high-potential development program, 32 days of per- sonal trainings for high-potentials consisting of psychometric and EQ-i measurements, individual devel- opment planning, teamwork, leadership, people development, analytical thinking, impact and influence management modules. From 2006 onwards, continuously participated in numerous trainings on project management, operational management, innovation management, agile development methods, patent law and intellectual property, leadership skills.
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What are the 3 main ways in which you can provide value to the SingularityNET Supervisory Council?
Networking, Experience in AI and global business understanding
How does your world perspective align with the ethical principles and vision needed for the SingularityNET Supervisory Council?
I am fascinated by Open Source, sharing ideas, data, code and challenges around AI. Since my childhood I started coding, realizing ideas and discussing my insights as part of communities in different forums - connecting to the internet with a 33.3k modem.
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