Romeo Kienzler

Chief Data Scientist
at IBM Center for Open Source Data and AI Technologies (CODAIT)

Romeo Kienzler is Global Chief Data Scientist and Deep Learning/AI Engineer at IBM Watson IoT, and as IBM Certified Senior Architect, he helps clients worldwide to solve their data analysis challenges. He holds an M.Sc. (ETH) in Computer Science with specialisation in Information Systems, Bioinformatics and Applied Statistics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. He works as an Associate Professor for Artificial Intelligence at a Swiss Universit,y and his current research focus is on cloud-scale machine learning and deep learning using open source technologies including TensorFlow, Keras, DeepLearning4J, Apache SystemML and the Apache Spark stack. He also contributes to various open source projects. He regularly speaks at international conferences including significant publications in the area of data mining, machine learning and Blockchain technologies. Romeo is lead instructor of the Advance Data Science specialisation on Courera with courses on Scalable Data Science, Advanced Machine Learning, Signal Processing and Applied AI with Deep Learning. Recently his latest book on Mastering Apache Spark V2.X has been translated into Chinese. Romeo Kienzler is a member of the IBM Technical Expert Council and the IBM Academy of Technology, IBM’s leading brain trusts.