Dr. Andreas Weigend, the author of “Data for the People”, was the chief scientist at Amazon and a member of the Digital Council of Germany. He works with organizations on consumer data strategy and AI in banking, telecommunication, travel, and retail. He advises Zozo in Japan, SCG in Thailand, and startups in Silicon Valley. He shares his insights at events around the globe, including in the fall of 2019 a session on Identity and Trust at TEDx in Bangkok, a speech on Data: The New Rules at SLUSH in Helsinki, and the keynote The Data Dilemma at the SWIFT Innovation conference in London.
Andreas studied physics and philosophy in Karlsruhe, Cambridge and Bonn, and did his Ph.D. in neural networks at Stanford.