Dr. Christian Thurau

Dr. Christian Thurau

Co-founder at Twenty Billion Neurons

Christian is co-founder of Twenty Billion Neurons (TwentyBN), a Berlin and Toronto based A.I. and Deep Learning startup.  Using a unique crowd-acting platform, on which humans can demonstrate the world to machines, TwentyBN train computers to become aware of what they’re looking at. In 2011, Christian co-founded the Big Data startup Game Analytics, which was later acquired by Mobvista.

Christian holds a PhD in Machine Learning and has published more than 50 scientific papers on a broad range of topics including Computer Vision, Data Mining, Pattern Recognition, and Game Analytics. He is a Marie Curie fellow of the EU and held research positions at the Center for Machine Perception in Prague and the Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems in Bonn among others.

Real-world video understanding