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Our team has a wealth of experience in the field of software development and IT project management. We take pride in never losing sight of our customers' goals and attach great importance to designing projects from the outset in such a way that both time and budget constraints are met. Some of our employees contribute remotely from other European countries, but most of us work in our modern office in the heart of Berlin.

An interdisciplinary team to ensure
a diversity of knowledge

Michael Borinsky (PhD)

External Advisor
Intermediate
openCV, TensorFlow
Expert
C++, Python, Mathematical Statistics, SciPy, Computer Vision, OpenGL

While studying physics at HU Berlin, Michael was already contributing to CERN’s Root data analysis framework. With his coding abilities and his mathematical skills obtained during his dissertation in quantum physics, he supports the machine learning team.

William Clemens (PhD)

Intermediate
Numerical Optimization, Computer Vision, Shell Scripting, R
Expert
Cuda, C++, Torch, TensorFlow, Deep Learning, Python, Mathematical Statistics

Will developed his mathematical and coding skills during his studies in theoretical physics at Warwick and Cambridge Universities. Before joining dida, he did his PhD in string theory and quantum chromodynamics at the University of Southampton. Currently, Will specializes in computer vision.

Johan Dettmar

Intermediate
Keras, TensorFlow, PyTorch, SciPy, Linux
Expert
Python, NumPy, Pandas, C#, MySQL, JavaScript

After a decade long career as a full-stack web developer, Johan decided to switch fields and delve into data science. To ease the transition, Johan decided to pursue a Physics degree at TU Berlin, with minors in mathematics, probability theory and machine learning. He now applies his new found knowledge together with his project management experience at dida.

Zeinalabedine Eid

Intermediate
Data selection, Annotation tools
Expert
Biostatistics, Epidemiological data analysis

After his studies of Pharmacy at Tanta University in Egypt, Zeinalabedine worked in various positions in different countries, including fields of pharmacy, digital health and data management. He is passionate about learning and he has been interested in combining machine learning and healthcare for years. While doing his master's degree in toxicology at the University of Potsdam, Zeinalabedine supports our data management team.

Ewelina Fiebig

Intermediate
Python, Pandas, NumPy, SciPy
Expert
R, Stochastics and Probability Theory, Mathematical Optimization and Modelling, Nonparametric Statistics

After her studies of mathematics (TU Gdansk, Poland) and statistics (HU Berlin), Ewelina is currently finishing up her PhD at TU Berlin in the field of nonparametric statistics. Her research work involves numerical simulations for optimal hyperparameter selection in statistical learning algorithms. Being naturally attracted to problems requiring mathematical skills, Ewelina is part of the machine learning team. Previously she worked as risk analyst in a global financial institution.

Astrid Gansekow

Acting as the point of contact among executives, employees, clients and other external partners, Astrid is responsible for managing the information flow at dida. After some years as an Executive Assistant in the software sector she’s supporting us with her experienced organizational and accounting skills.

Maximilian Glass

Intermediate
GraphQL, Java, Python, C#, R
Expert
UI, UX, TypeScript, vue.js

Max makes sure that users are able to interact intuitively with our software products. As frontend developer/UX designer in one, he constantly strives to combine clean designs with uncompromising functionality.

Fabian Gringel

Intermediate
Java, Python, NLP
Expert
Mathematical Modeling, Optimization, Physical Simulations

Due to his studies of mathematics and philosophy (HU Berlin, Uni Bochum) combined with his interest in foreign languages, Fabian is naturally attracted to projects in the field of computational linguistics. Before joining dida, Fabian dealt with physical simulations at Max Planck Institute for iron research and at TU Berlin.

Robert Heesen

Basic
Python, NLP, Computer Vision, NumPy, TensorFlow, PyTorch

Robert is responsible for translating customer needs into software written by our Machine Learning experts. He is also responsible for Marketing and Sales. In the past ten years after his studies at HHL Leipzig and University of Maastricht, he led business units in various digital companies (e.g. Axel Springer).

Dmitrii Iakushechkin

Intermediate
Computer Vision, PyTorch
Expert
Python, TensorFlow, NumPy, Deep Learning, NLP, Probability Theory, Mathematical Statistics

Dmitrii acquired his mathematical and analytical skills while studying physics at the Polytechnic University in St. Petersburg (SPbPU). In a double master’s degree at the University of Passau (computer science) and the HSE Moscow (business informatics) he specializes in topics of natural language processing with focus on multilingual text classification and extreme text summarization. Dmitrii gained practical experience at a global IT consulting firm, where he was involved in the development of complex price forecasting models.

Philipp Jackmuth

Intermediate
NumPy, SciPy, R
Expert
Python, SQL, Pandas, Data Analysis, Regression Models

Philipp advises our customers on which processes to automate. He makes sure that the value-add of the project materializes as planned. Before founding dida, the statistician (TU Berlin) was part of the management team which grew Beko Käuferportal GmbH from a small startup to 300+ employees.

Nelson Martins (PhD)

External Advisor
Intermediate
Python, PyTorch, Reinforcement Learning
Expert
Computer Vision, Image processing & segmentation, openCV, C++, TensorFlow

During his PhD in computer science at the University of Porto he co-authored various papers in the field of image processing. As an external consultant he is our go-to guy when it comes to pattern recognition in any kind of image data.

Lorenzo Melchior

Intermediate
TensorFlow, C, C++, Java, R
Expert
Python, PyTorch, NumPy, Pandas, Linux

During his studies in mathematics and computer science [FU Berlin], Lorenzo found his passion for machine learning and statistics. He is experienced in image recognition, regression problems and in working with time series data. His dev-ops skills earn him regular praise by his collegues.

Mattes Mollenhauer

External Advisor
Intermediate
Computer Vision, Signal Processing, Optimal Control
Expert
Python, C++, Applied Probability Theory, Deep Learning, Software Engineering, Nonparametric Models

After his studies of mathematics (FU Berlin), Mattes is currently pursuing his Phd doing research on machine learning models for time series problems in physics and signal processing. He has been involved in several large AI projects and is experienced in transforming recent research results and experimental solutions to production software.

Marty Oelschläger (PhD)

Intermediate
C, C++, Python, Fortran, Keras
Expert
Nonequilibrium Physics, Asymptotic Methods, Perturbation Theory

During his studies in physics (HU Berlin) Marty investigated optimization and inverse problems, utilizing Python and Fortran. In his PhD thesis (Max Born institute) he focussed on fluctuation-induced phenomena, where he investigated the interplay of classical and quantum statistics. During this time he gained experience in code development and design in C and C++ and developed interest in Machine Learning. After his PhD he focussed on Deep Learning and Image Recognition.

Emilius Richter

Intermediate
Deep Learning, TensorFlow, Keras, SQL
Expert
Python, Matlab

During his studies of physics (FU Berlin) Emil developed his passion for machine learning, biophysics, and medical engineering. He worked as a software developer for an MRI research group, where he could apply his skills in deep learning to medical breathing scans. At dida he supports the Sales team in technical questions and in the acquisition of new ML projects.

Lorenz Richter

Intermediate
R, non-convex optimization, Computer Vision
Expert
Statistical Learning Theory, Deep Learning, Python, Mathematical Statistics, Julia, TensorFlow

With an original focus on stochastics and numerics (FU Berlin), the mathematician has been dealing with deep learning algorithms for some time now. Besides his interest in the theory, he has practically solved multiple data science problems in the last 5 years. Lorenz leads the machine learning team.

Tiago Sanona

Intermediate
TensorFlow, Keras, Mathematical Modeling, openCV
Expert
Python, Pandas, NumPy, Statistical Data Analysis

After finishing a bachelor degree in mathematics at the University of Porto, Tiago worked on various data science related optimization and automation tasks for a renowned Portuguese manufacturing company. This experience led him to pursue a master’s in data science at the University of Potsdam. At dida Tiago currently spends most of his time optimizing algorithms for pattern recognition in image data.

Lovis Schmidt

Intermediate
PyTorch, Keras, TensorFlow, C++, OpenSQL, ABAP
Expert
Python, SciPy, NumPy, Pandas

During his studies in mathematics at the TU Berlin, Lovis concentrated on stochastics and numerics, which brought him to the field of Machine and Deep Learning. He has worked in an IT consultancy where he gathered experience in software development and testing. Now he is using his mathematical knowledge and programming skills at dida.

Konrad Schultka (PhD)

Intermediate
NLP, Computer Vision, Optimization, TensorFlow
Expert
Probability Theory, Python, Deep Learning, PyTorch

Konrad cultivated his mathematical modeling skills while studying at HU Berlin. A graduate scholarship from Berlin Mathematical School led him to investigate the mathematical foundations of quantum fields. After transitioning from the quantum to the classical world, his interests have shifted to the analysis of probabilistic models and deep neural networks.

Alexander Spokoinyi

Intermediate
Variational Methods, Reinforcement Learning, Optimal Control
Expert
Time Series Analysis and Forecasting, Probabilistic Modeling, Deep Learning, Computational Neuroscience

Coming from a background in Mathematics (HU Berlin), Alex specialized in AI at the University of Edinburgh. In addition to his solid theoretical understanding, Alex acquired hands-on experience in developing and optimizing machine learning algorithms through past projects (e.g. intelligent job matching platform, portfolio optimization). As a former NGO board member he also knows how to lead projects and communicate with stakeholders.

Tobias Sterbak

External Advisor
Intermediate
Speech Recognition, DevOps, Natural Language Generation, Docker, Spark
Expert
Python, Keras, TensorFlow, NLP, PyTorch, Software Architecture, SpaCy, NLTk

After some years in the software industry, Tobias decided to go into consulting. He holds a degree in pure mathematics from HU Berlin. Tobias is experienced in deploying machine learning models into production and he advises us in all things concerning natural text data.

Augusto Stoffel (PhD)

Intermediate
TensorFlow, Clojure, Java, Statistical Learning, Computer Vision, NLP
Expert
Python, NumPy, Geometry and Topology, Category Theory

Augusto studied computer engineering in Brazil and holds a PhD in mathematics (University of Notre Dame, USA). Before joining dida, he was a postdoc in Bonn and Greifswald, doing research in the field of algebraic topology and its application as a foundation of quantum field theory.

Petar Tomov (PhD)

Intermediate
Java, NLP, Computer Vision, Reinforcement Learning
Expert
Python, ABAP, TensorFlow, Complex Dynamical Systems

After his studies (LMU München) and PhD (HU Berlin) in theoretical physics, Petar worked for several years as an IT consultant with projects at different DAX companies. In the last years he developed his passion for machine learning and specialized in this field. Petar is supporting the machine learning team as a developer and project manager.

Frank Weilandt (PhD)

Intermediate
Deep Learning, Keras, NLP, Computer Vision
Expert
C++, Python, Topological Data Analysis

After studying mathematics at the University of Bonn, Frank used Python and C++ for data analysis in several research groups: For computer vision at a Fraunhofer Institute in Sankt Augustin, during his PhD studies about the numerical simulation of dynamical systems in Cracow, Poland, and as a Post-doc for topological data analysis in Bremen. Having taught programming in Polish, his next challenge is teaching computers to understand language.

Jona Welsch

Intermediate
PyTorch, Computer Vision, Pandas, C++, NLP
Expert
Python, TensorFlow, NumPy, SciPy, Semantic Segmentation, OOP

During his studies in physics (TU Dresden, Heidelberg University) Jona was able to acquire skills in imaging, numerical methods, and machine learning. He worked on optimisation methods at the German Cancer Research Center and did research on the explainability of Deep Learning models at Heidelberg University. Before his time at dida, Jona worked at a global IT consultancy and led the development of a Deep Learning product for radiology.

Matthias Werner

Intermediate
Sequence Alignments, Markov-Chain-Monte-Carlo, Computer Vision
Expert
C++, C, Python, Reinforcement Learning, Bayesian Deep Learning

During his studies of physics in Oldenburg and Berlin, Matthias cultivated an active interest in computer science. He worked with DNA alignments and molecular dynamics simulations at GRIB in Barcelona, worked in C++ development at FU Berlin and is doing research in reinforcement learning and Bayesian deep learning.

Wolf Winkler

Intermediate
Deep Learning, Computer Vision, NLP, PyTorch, Python, Java, C
Expert
Formal Knowledge Representation, Semantic Reasoning

Listening to customers and their challenges and finding innovative solutions based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) is Wolf’s passion and focus. His advice is based on his knowledge and experience from more than 15 years in the AI industry, where he worked as developer, project, product and business development manager. Wolf received his master’s degree in industrial engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and specialized in the artificial intelligence topics of formal knowledge representation and semantic reasoning during a research year at the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) of the University of Galway, Ireland.

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Team

Expert
Machine Vision, NLP, Algorithms, Optimization

Further support is provided by freelancers, phd’s and post-docs from the fields of mathematics, physics and computer science. This allows to cover a wide range of machine learning topics and to offer our clients state of the art software solutions.