September 08 to 10 2014, Santa Clara, USA.

Speakers

Speaker "Paul Hofmann" Details

Name :
paul hofmann
Company :
Title :
Chief Technology Officer
Topic :

Machine Learning & Data Science

Abstract :

Machine Learning & Data Science

Profile :

Paul Hofmann, PhD
Paul is Chief Technology Officer at Saffron Technology. Before joining Saffron Paul was Vice President Research at SAP Labs in the heart of Silicon Valley. His background is entrenched in research as Senior Scientist and Assistant Professor at outstanding European and American Universities (Northwestern University, U.S., Munich Institue of Technology and Darmstadt Institue of Technology, Germany) and he is an expert in computer simulations and graphics (Ph.D., research and teaching in Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Theory), authoring numerous publications and books, including a book on SCM and environmental information systems as well as performance management and productivity of supply chains. Paul was visiting scientist at MIT, Cambridge in 2009.
Paul joined SAP in 2001 as Director for Business Development EMEA SAP AG. Paul has created the Value Based Selling program for SAP in EMEA. Prior to joining SAP, Paul was Plant Manager at BASF's Catalysts Global Business Unit. After joining BASF 1989, Paul headed the development of object-oriented production planning and scheduling software for BASF's plants in its IT division. He implemented SAP's Business Suite in BASF's Chemicals Division.
Paul received his Ph.D. in Physics at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, after completing his Bachelor in biotechnology and a master's degree in Chemistry from the University of Vienna.

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