Meet... Thorsten Kranz

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Thorsten Kranz I Head of Data Science Implementation @ DHL Data & Analytics

Thorsten Kranz works as Head of Data Science Implementation at DHL Data & Analytics. He contributes his share to the intelligent digitalization of Deutsche Post DHL’s logistic business by integrating AI into the core processes and driving the adoption of data driven automation and decision making. Thorsten has a background in physics and cognitive neuroscience and has been working for almost a decade as a data science consultant for companies from all major industries, covering the data value chain from machine learning to business strategy.

#7 questions to Thorsten about him and the DATA festival…


# With which three words would you describe the DATA festival?

Innovative, Inspirational, Fun

# Why did you want to be a part of the DATA festival committee?

Throughout my career, I profited a lot from the data community around the world, so I’m happy for every chance where I can give something back.

# How did you join the DATA festival committee?

I have been an active contributor to the festival for some years, and then the team asked me to join the committee – and I couldn’t resist.

# How would you like to have an impact on the DATA community?

Help in the compilation of a great program, bring in ideas for additional formats and contributors, take active roles in the events.

# What is your passion besides DATA?

Photography, running, home automation, wood working, cooking – and foremost my family.

# What is your festival must have?

Surprise encounters with amazing people I didn’t know before.

# If I would not be working with DATA, I…

would be working more with wood.

…Thanks for sharing your #passion for #data, Thorsten!