Flyr Inc, Data Science/AI Lead responsible for company wide AI roadmap
Christian Merkwirth is a Data Science Lead at Flyr where he applies Deep Reinforcement Learning to the build next generation of airline revenue management systems. Prior to this, he worked on various projects in Google, including the Google Accelerated Science (GAS) team. Christian’s interest in Statistics, Machine Learning, and Dynamical Systems began 20 years ago when working on his PhD in Nonlinear Physics. He is author of one of the first publications on Graph Neural Networks in 2005. His expertise combines various fields of advanced numerical methods, including Statistical Learning, Time Series Forecasting and High Performance Computing. Putting those approaches into practical use is a main motivation for Christian.