Project Leader Innovation at Bundeswehr Cyber Innovation Hub
Dr. Yorck Hesselbarth is an expert in innovation, strategic technology management and global organizational transformation with experience ranging from start-ups to large corporations. At the Bundeswehr Cyber Innovation Hub, Yorck is leading several innovative, cutting-edge AI projects for the German Armed Forces. He is a reserve officer and passionate about harnessing the potential of emerging technologies to solve real-world challenges and fostering an entrepreneurial mindset. Previously, he advised executives and delivered solutions that kept companies ahead of the curve in the tech industry. Yorck's passion for emerging technologies, especially Artificial Intelligence, started during his Masters studies in London, where he explored the human-technology interface from an academic perspective, including the ethics of AI in various use cases. He believes that AI has enormous potential to positively impact individuals, businesses and society at large. He is committed to integrating digital technologies into private companies and governments, and setting the right priorities to create a thriving European technology industry.