Our team is the sum of Passion and vision.
2014 Fabian Westerheide asked if Singularity is close. He wanted to discuss this topic with like-minded people and started a tranhumanistic meetup group.
10 people met at cbase early 2015 to discuss Singulartity. They had to idee to invite more people and enrich the evening with experts to give us answers.
2016 Fabian hosted the first Rise of AI evening on the topic “the Singularity might be closer than you think” (youtube). Prof. Danko Nikolic, Ehssan Dariani, Dr. Jan Klauck, Samim Winiger and Ronnie Vuine shared their views about AI, Posthumanism and SciFi.
Later in 2016 Fabian organized the second Rise of AI meetup under the name “human coexistance with machines” (youtube videos) together with Dr. Anish Mohammed and Dr. Trent McConaghy.
Since the waiting list for the last two events had over 2000 people, Fabian realized that the interest for meetings and discussions was larger than his organizational skills.
He asked Veronika for help. Veronika Westerheide had 10 years of event experience. Both had met during Veronika’s time at Team Europe, where she organized the CEO events around the world and later had started her own high-end business event agency.
In 2016 they joined forces and initiated the 2017 Rise of AI Conference with 350 guests at the Technikmuseum Berlin (watch it on youtube).
In 2018 Rise of AI Conference changed location to the Hauptstadtrepräsentanz Berlin and had 650 guests, 3 stages and the first Rise of AI exhibition (youtube).
In 2019 Rise of AI Conference added AI Deep Dive Workshops and a 4th stage (AI Future, AI Applied, AI Evolution, AI Unicorns) for our 800 guests (youtube).
For 2020 Rise of AI will be a full week. We open our community with 50+ side events all over the city of Berlin. The Rise of AI Exhibition invites everyone to learn about AI. Rise of AI Conference has now 7 content tracks for 1000 guests. The Rise of AI Award will be given to leading AI personalities in society, industry and politics. We invite for the Metropolis party. Additional, we introduce networking sessions for talents, investments and solutions.
Over the years our team grew. Today we are creative mix of passionate people from all around the world. The most of us live in Berlin, however others are located from Scotland to China.
COO & FOUNDER Rise of AI Conference
CEO at AI for Humans
Head of Networking
Event- & Project Assistant
Partner Relations and Sales International at Rise of AI
China Relations Manager