Managing Director, Dat Tran Ventures
Dat is a seasoned entrepreneur and technologist with extensive experience in building, managing and successfully leading small and large tech organizations. Previously, he headed Axel Springer AI, the Artificial Intelligence division of Axel Springer SE, where his role was to bring AI into the group and thus promote innovation. He also co-headed the data team at idealo.de where he built up the machine learning team from scratch. His team mainly focused on computer vision problems from teaching a computer to understand aesthetics to upscaling low-resolution images. Dat's interests are diverse from traditional machine learning, deep learning, AI in general to computer vision and NLP. He is a regular speaker and has presented at several renowned conferences. He also blogs about his work on Medium. His background is in Operations Research and Econometrics. Dat received his MSc in Economics from Humboldt University of Berlin.