Dr. Mathias Kirsten is currently a Senior Data Scientist at the “Innovation Hub” of Deutsche Telekom AG in Bonn, focusing on Marketing and Service. He has 20 years of experience in Machine Learning, Data Analytics and the management of international analytics projects. Working for Fraunhofer IAIS, Sankt Augustin, Mathias obtained a PhD from Otto-von-Guericke University/Magdeburg in 2002. Subsequently, he held positions as Board Support, Project Manager and Analytics Team Lead and gathered practical experience in Research Management, Finance and Telecommunications sector. Besides his interest in AI & ML, Mathias is an avid cyclist (-traveler) and coffee aficionado.