Prof. Dr. Michael Colombo
Prof. Dr. Michael Colombo holds a PHD in physics and is an expert in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Already during his scientific time as physicist he worked on topics which nowadays are referred to as Big Data, Data Science and Predictive Analytics. His degree in Business Administration comes from production line optimization in Operations Research. For more than 20 years he held senior management positions in leading global professional services firms in management consultancy, IT services and audit. He holds a professorship in Big Data at the FOM University in Munich and lectures Business Analytics, Data Science and IT Innovation. In addition he acts as Technology Evangelist for the Technological Institute of applied Artificial Intelligence. His mission is to get AI applications out of the laboratories into daily operations.