Dr Thorsten Gressling
With a doctorate in chemistry and computer science Dr. Gressling implemented a first machine learning system at the University of Kiel, Germany in 1996. He worked for many years for Banking and Finance in Frankfurt (Dresdner Bank), New York (Kleinwort Benson) and Hong Kong. He was head of business intelligence for a pharma company in Berlin. The quantum leap in the development of Deep Learning led him to found a start-up in 2015 on implementation of neural networks for material science. With joining ARS GmbH in Munich (Germany) last year he is forming the division of Cognitive Computing and A.I. With participation in IBM Watson Challenge and implementations of cognitive systems to wet-laboratories he in one of the leaders in the intersection of chemistry and pharma and Artificial Intelligence. He also teaches in various universities.