About the speaker
Dr. Florian Neukart is Director of the Volkswagen Data Lab and Assistant Professor for Quantum Computing at the University of Leiden. Before his current position, he was Director and Founder of the Advanced Technologies Group at Volkswagen Group of America and CTO of the Volkswagen Data Lab. He made contributions to the fields of mathematics and computer science, particularly in the areas of optimization, quantum computing and bio-inspired algorithms. Florian holds a doctorate in computer science from the University of Brasov, as well as additional degrees in information technology and computer science, and has authored over 70 publications, including books on artificial intelligence and energy.