Prof. Dr. Reiner Kurzhals

Westphalia DataLab GmbH
Founder & Shareholder
Data science – paving the way to data-driven companies

Companies are increasingly turning to data science solutions to exploit valuable data for their own business. However, many small and medium-sized enterprises are still struggling to revolutionise their IT processes. They often lack the necessary expertise, resources and means of operationalisation. How can data science be used in a way that immediately generates added value in day-to-day business? We will present our most exciting success stories and other valuable information from four years of data science consulting.

Short CV:

Reiner Kurzhals is a founding shareholder at Westphalia DataLab, a software development and consulting start-up specialising in data science with in-depth knowledge in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning. In 2020, he and his company won the “German AI User Prize”. He is a proven data expert with 28 years of experience in industry, management consulting and statistical university teaching. He has been a start-up entrepreneur in the field of data science for the past 10 years.