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Speaker's Sneak Peek #BAS20

Stephen Probst

Europe’s leading conference on big data and AI on 1 & 2 April 2020, with over 10.000 participants, plays a key role in the digitisation of Europe’s industries. The Big-Data.AI Summit 2020 offers an ideal environment for international experts from the data driven economy to share ideas and visions with some of Germany’s leading CxOs, founders, policy-makers, & scientists. 

We combine 45 hours of keynotes for deep insights with our smart matchmaking system for exclusive connections. The Summit focuses on the most important topics related to the key areas Big Picture, Industries and Society


Have a sneak peek of the first experts in these areas:

Sarah Al-Hussaini

Sarah Al-Hussaini is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of, the leading European provider of customer service automation solutions, powered by artificial intelligence. has been named by WIRED as one of Europe's Hottest 100 Startups and by Forbes as a Top 100 Most Innovative Companies. Sarah is an expert in customer experience, artificial intelligence and the Future of Work. Sarah was awarded Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2019.

Sarah Al-Hussaini at BAS20

Prof. Dr. Danko Nikolic

Danko Nikolić is an expert both in the field of AI and in brain research. He is the CDO and head of AI at savedroid AG, having consulted in the past many organizations on machine learning and AI, including Fortune 500 companies. In his parallel life, Danko is an accomplished neuroscientist who has headed for many years a lab at the Max-Planck Institute for Brain Research.

Prof. Dr. Danko Nikolic at BAS20

Jakob Uszkoreit

Jakob Uszkoreit wrote his Master’s Thesis in Computer Science at the Berlin Institute of Technology. Since 2008, he is Software Engineer at Google Inc. and now he researches novel neural network architectures and training paradigms as leader of the Google AI Brain team. One day, he seeks to enable maschines understand the world much deeper and interacht with humans in much more seamless ways.


Dr. Carol Wildhagen

As a medical doctor, CEO and co-founder of Ariana Digital Health Solutions GmbH, Dr. Carol Wildhagen is passionate about the positive impact of digitization on healthcare. With Ariana, a chatbot based on AI and behavioral psychology, Dr. Wildhagen works on the mission to give each and every patient the personal support and insights they need to lead their best life.

Carol Wildhagen at BAS20

Thomas Hahn

Thomas Hahn has been Chief Expert Software at Siemens AG since 2011. After studying computer science at Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen he joined the company in 1986 and worked as a product developer in the field of industrial networks in Erlangen. Beyond his activities at Siemens, Thomas Hahn is a member or board member of various bodies, including Openlab CERN and steering committee Plattform Industrie 4.0.

Thomas Hahn at BAS20

Carina Schnitzenbaumer

Carina leads AirSense, an Airbus digital solution for enhanced airspace situational awareness, which she developed within the divisional business incubator and successfully launched to market in less than a year ( Beforehand she held various functions within Airbus from software development, business improvement, project management and functional strategy.

Carina Schnitzenbaumer

Sofie Quidenus-Wahlforss

Sofie Quidenus-Wahlforss is an experienced managing director with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Her strategic skills coupled with a passion for AI led her to create omni:us with the goal of redefining the way people work and how companies are handling their business operations. omni:us is as an MI-based, SaaS solution to massively optimize workflows, and empower businesses to make comprehensive data-driven decisions.

Sofie Quidenus-Wahlforss at BAS20

John S. Miller

John S. Miller is Senior Vice President for Policy and Senior Counsel at the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), the preeminent global information technology (IT) trade association. Mr. Miller leads ITI’s Trust, Data and Technology policy team, driving the organization’s global strategy and advocacy on privacy and data protection, cybersecurity and supply chain security, government access to data and encryption, digital platforms including content moderation, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, cloud computing, and other technology, internet and data policy issues.

John Miller ITI - Information Technology Industry Council

Dr. Nuria Oliver

Nuria Oliver is a Fellow at the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering, Chief Data Scientist at Data-Pop Alliance and Chief Scientific Advisor to the Vodafone Institute. With a PhD from MIT, she is an expert in Artificial Intelligence, ubiquitous computing and the use of Big Data for Social Good. She was the first female Scientific Director at Telefonica (2007-2016) and first Director of Research in Data Science at Vodafone (2017-2019).

Dr. Nuria Oliver

Ronja Kemmer

Ronja Kemmer has been Member of the German Bundestag since 2014. She is since September 2018 spokesperson of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group for the Enquete Commission "Artificial Intelligence – Social Responsibility and Economic Potential.

Ronja Kemmer at BAS20