OUR TEAM

VISION, PASSION, IMPACT & GROWTH

We are a dynamic, multinational team of intelligent people who love to learn from and with each other. Everyone on the team is willing to share their skills and knowledge, ranging from deep technology experience in deep learning, machine learning, natural language processing, mathematics and software development to business expertise in change management, business development and digitization. We like to think and build solutions to the most challenging problems. At the same time, we have lots of fun (and chocolate!) in the office and we are happy to have our monthly team event together.

Come as you are and join our team!

OUR VALUES

VISIONARY

SEE BEYOND AND THINK BIG

INVENT AND IMPROVE

BE BOLD

IMPACT DRIVEN

BUILD WORKING SOLUTIONS

DELIVER RESULTS IN TIME & BUDGET

SOLVE CLIENTS CHALLENGES

PASSIONATE

IMPROVE OUR WORLD THROUGH AI

PUSH TECHNOLOGY FORWARD

MOTIVATE AND HAVE FUN

LEARN & GROW

STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE

BE OPEN, HONEST & RESPECTFUL

HIRE AND DEVELOP THE BEST

OUR PASSIONATE EXPERTS

Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Andreas S. RathCEO, CTO & Co-Founder

Expert in Artificial Intelligence Visionary, coach and problem solver

Experience

Senior Project Manager at Digital McKinsey (5,5y.)

Senior Software Developer and Researcher in

Artificial Intelligence at Know-Center GmbH (4y.)

Link to Publications

Qualifications

Doctorate in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

Diploma in Technical Mathematics (Algorithm Design and Semantic Web)

Diploma Software Development and Economics (Software Engineering)

All degrees from Graz University of Technology, Austria

"Nutella runs through my veins!"

Dipl. Wi.-Ing. Dr. Alexander SchultCOO, CFO & Co-Founder

Expert in Business Processes, Strategies & Statistics Strategist, digitalist & futurist

Experience

Project Manager at Digital McKinsey (8y.)

Lecturer Digital Transformations at University of Göttingen (7y.)

Link to Publications

Qualifications

Doctorate in Business Administration

Diploma in Industrial Engineering at University of Göttingen and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Not without NDF: numbers, data and facts!

Dr. Jason Hoelscher-ObermaierAI Expert & Software Developer

Expert in data analysis

Experience

Design and evaluation of experiments in quantum optics (6y.)

Data Scientist esp. numerical simulations and statistical analysis

User intent detection (UID) expert with machine learning, deep learning and NLP

Python software development (4y.)

Link to Publications

Qualifications

Doctorate in Physics

MSt in Philosophy of Physics at University of Oxford (UK)

Fulbright scholar at University of California (USA)

Diploma in Physics at University of Regensburg und Erlangen-Nuremberg (DE)

"Jazz, Jazz, Jazz"

Dipl.-Ing. Simon ErtlAI Expert & Software Developer

Multilingual programming & chatbot development

Experience

Software Developer for Web Platforms and Mobile Apps (4y.)

Data Scientist (insb. Hadoop) (2y.)

Named Entity Recognition (NER) expert with machine learning and rule-based systems

Qualifications

Diploma in Technical Physics (Vienna University of Technology)

"Coding Yogi: strength is serenity"

Daniel N. Huber, BSc (WU)AI Expert & Software Developer

Fluent in ‘Algorithmics’

Experience

Model Evaluations and Efficient Algorithms

Tensorflow, Python (scikit-learn, NumPy, Pandas, Keras),
IBM Watson, Google Dialogflow, Weka, etc.

Qualifications

Enrolled in MSc. Logic and Computation at
Vienna University of Technology

Bachelor's degree in Information Systems and Operations
Research at Vienna University of Economics and Business

"(coffee)^n+laptop = code"

Christian VeiglSenior Python Developer

Experience

Software Development and Architecture (15y.)

Large system design, orchestration and automation

Python expert

"Mei vi is net deppat"

Stefan EsterbauerSoftware Developer

Node.js Expert

Experience

Electrical engineer, esp. system validation at Siemens (7y.)

Software Engineer (3y.)

Chatbot developer at Swell & The Ventury

"In order to understand recursion, one must first understand recursion"

Leoni Mets, MSc.Operations Manager

Profit, Planet & People

Experience

Logistics operations (2y.)

Corporate recruiting and head hunting (1y.)

Multiple finance internships

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in International Management (Entrepreneurship)

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics (Risk Management & Accounting)

"Het leven in Wenen is mooi!"

Simon Dean WittrichMarketing Expert

Creative Nerd

Experience

Brand Marketing & Corporate Design at ORF (14y.)

Graphic design, brand marketing &
building a corporate identity

Artist

Qualifications

Creative Solutions (18y.)

"Life is a canvas, so paint something beautiful!"

Martin HappelBusiness Developer

Expert in Sales & Customer relations

Experience

Interviewing and Negotiation Strategies

GSheet Expert for Customer Insights Analyzes and Evaluations

Qualifications

Automation Technology and Mechatronics (HTL 3 of Vienna)

"Data hunter and collector"

John MirasolIT Intern

Story writer

Experience

Game Developer

Server and Cable genius

Qualifications

Electrical- and Technical School Vienna

"Luna, Watch me fly!"

Daniel XausSales Intern

AI Research, recruiting & sales

Experience

Research and Analysis

Qualifications

Double Degree in Economics and Law

Degree in Business Management

"En la constante búsqueda de la Excelencia"

Sara Diodato BSc.Marketing Intern

Specialized in Soft Skills

Experience

Marketing intern, Administration, Digital Specialist (1y.)

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Communication and Marketing

Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics

"Imparare sempre dai propri errori"

OUR RESEARCH

Publications DR. ANDREAS S. RATH

Exploiting the user interaction context for automatic task detection (2012)

Authors: Didier Devaurs, Andreas S. Rath and Stefanie N. Lindstaedt

Journal: Applied Artificial Intelligence,Publisher: Österreichische Studiengesellschaft für Kybernetik, Taylor & Francis

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Context-Aware Recommendation for Work-Integrated Learning (2011)

Authors: Stefanie Lindstaedt, Barbara Kump and Andreas S. Rath

Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

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Automatic detection of accommodation steps as
an indicator of knowledge maturing (2011)

Authors: Johannes Moskaliuk, Andreas S. Rath and Didier Devaurs

Published in: Interacting with Computers (Volume 23, Issue 3, May 2011), Page(s): 247-255

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An ontology-based approach for detecting knowledge intensive tasks (2011)

Authors: Didier Devaurs, Andreas R. Rath and Stefanie Lindstaedt

Journal of Digital Information Management

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Studying the Factors Influencing Automatic User Task
Detection on the Computer Desktop (2010)

Authors: Didier Devaurs, Andreas S. Rath and Stefanie Lindstaedt

From book Sustaining TEL: From Innovation to Learning and Practice; 5th European
Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2010,
Barcelona, Spain, September 28 - October 1, 2010

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Contextualized knowledge services for personalized learner support (2009)

Authors: Didier Devaurs, Andreas S. Rath and Stefanie Lindstaedt

Conference Paper (PDF) Full-text Available from Didier Devaurs

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Detecting Real User Tasks by Training on
Laboratory Contextual Attention Metadata (2009)

Authors: Andreas S. Rath, Didier Devaurs and Stefanie Lindstaedt

Conference Paper, Informatik 2009: Im Focus das Leben, Beiträge der 39,
Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), 28.9.-2.10.2009, Lübeck

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KnowSe: Fostering user interaction context awareness (2009)

Authors: Didier Devaurs, Andreas S. Rath and Stefanie Lindstaedt

Conference Paper, Conference: ECSCW '09, Know-Center GmbH and Knowledge
Management Institute, Graz University of Technology,
Inffeldgasse 21a 8010 Graz, Austria

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UICO: An ontology-based user interaction context model for automatic task
detection on the computer desktop (2009)

Authors: Andreas S. Rath, Didier Devaurs and Stefanie Lindstaedt

Conference Paper, Conference: ESWC '09, To be published in Context, Information
and Ontology (CIAO 2009) workshop at European Semantic Web Conference
(ESWC 2009)

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Machine Learning based Work Task Classification (2009)

Authors: Michael Granitzer, Andreas S. Rath, Mark Kröll, Christin Seifert,
Doris Ipsmiller, Didier Devaurs, Nicolas Weber and Stefanie Lindstaedt

Journal of Digital Information
Management, Digital Information Research Foundation, pp.306-313

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Analysis of machine learning techniques for context extraction (2008)

Authors: Michael Granitzer, Mark Kröll, Christin Seifert, Andreas S. Rath,
Stefanie Lindstaedt, Olivia Dietzel and Nicolas Weber

Conference Paper, Conference: Third IEEE International Conference on Digital
Information Management (ICDIM), November 13-16, 2008, London, UK

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Automating Knowledge Transfer and Creation in
Knowledge Intensive Business Processes (2008)

Authors: Michael Granitzer, Gisela Granitzer, Klaus Tochtermann,
Stefanie Lindstaedt, Andreas Rath and Wolfgang Groiß

Conference Paper, September 2008, From book Business Process Management
Workshops: BPM 2008 International Workshops, Milano, Italy, September 1-4, 2008,
Revised Papers (pp.678-686)

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A low-level based task and process support approach for knowledge-intensive business environments - Discovering and supporting knowledge -intensive task and process executions based on user interaction observations, system events and application usage data (2007).

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Low-level event relationship discovery for knowledge work support (2007)

Authors: Andreas S. Rath, Mark Kröll, Stefanie N. Lindstaedt, Michael Granitzer

Know-Center Graz, Inffeldgasse 21a/II, 8010 Graz, Austria
Full-text (PDF) Available from: Mark Kröll

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Task Instance Classification via Graph Kernels (2007)

Authors: Mark Kröll, Andreas S. Rath, Nicolas Weber,
Lindstaedt and Michael Granitzer

Know-Center GmbH, Inffeldgasse 21a/II, A-8010 Graz, Austria,
Full-text (PDF) Available from Mark Kröll

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Synergizing Standard and Ad-Hoc Processes (2006)

Authors: Andreas S. Rath, MarkKr¨oll, Keith Andrews, Stefanie Lindstaedt,
Michael Granitzer and Klaus Tochtermann

From book Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management, 6th International Conference, PAKM 2006, Vienna, Austria, November 30 - December 1, 2006, (pp.267-278)

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Contextual Retrieval in Knowledge Intensive Business Environments (2006)

Authors: Mark Kroll, Andreas S. Rath, Michael Granitzer,
Stefanie Lindstaedt and Klaus Tochtermann

Conference Paper LWA 2006: Lernen - Wissensentdeckung - Adaptivität, Hildesheim, October 9th-11th 2006, joint workshop event of several interest groups of the German Society for Informatics (GI) - 14th Workshop on Adaptivity and User Modeling in Interactive Systems (ABIS 2006) - Workshop Information Retrieval 2006 of the Special Interest Group Information Retrieval (FGIR 2006) - Workshop on Knowledge and Experience Management (FGWM 2006) - 12th Workshop on Knowledge Discovery, Data Mining, and Machine Learning (KDML 2006)

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Enhancing Wrapper Usability through Ontology Sharing and
Large Scale Cooperation (2002)

Authors: Christian Schindler, Pranjal Arya, Andreas Rath and Wolfgang Slany

Institute of Software Technology, Graz University of Technology

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Context-aware knowledge services

Authors: Andreas S. Rath, Nicolas Weber, Mark Kröll,
Michael Granitzer, Olivia Dietzel, Stefanie N. Lindstaedt

Full-text (PDF) Available from: Mark Kröll

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Publications DR. ALEXANDER SCHULT

Keeping Their Cards Close to Their Chests:
How Non‐Delegating CEOs Avoid Forced Career Ends

Authors: Jana Oehmichen, Alexander Schult, Michael Wolff

Human Resource Management, 2015.

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Former Executives Serving as Non-Executive Directors:
Resource Channels or Ineffective Monitors (2014)

Schmalenbach Business Review

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Strategic Alignment of IT and Functional Responsibilities in
Top Management Teams: An Empirical Performance Study (2012)

Authors: Alexander Schult, Michael Wolff

Research Paper. Thirty Third International Conference on Information Systems,
Orlando 2012.

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Publications DR. JASON HOELSCHER-OBERMAIER

Optimal Gaussian Entanglement Swapping (2011)

Authors: Hoelscher-Obermaier, Jason, and Peter van Loock.

Physical Review A83 (1): 012319

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Tensile-Strained InxGa1−xP Membranes for Cavity Optomechanics (2014)

Authors: Cole, Garrett D., Pen-Li Yu, Claus Gärtner, Karoline Siquans,
Ramon Moghadas Nia, Jonas Schmöle, Jason Hoelscher-Obermaier

Applied Physics Letters104 (20): 201908

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Optimal state estimation for cavity optomechanical systems (2015)

Authors: Wieczorek, W., Hofer, S. G., Hoelscher-Obermaier, J., Riedinger,
R., Hammerer, K., & Aspelmeyer, M.

Physical review letters, 114(22), 223601.

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Measurement of irreversible entropy production in
mesoscopic quantum systems out of equilibrium (2016).

Authors: M. Brunelli, L. Fusco, R. Landig, W. Wieczorek, J. Hoelscher-Obermaier et al.

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