Team

Mark Cieliebak

Mark Cieliebak

CEO and Co-Founder

Mark is Associate Professor at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). He did his PhD on efficient algorithms and data analysis, and published over 30 research papers. In 2015, he received the Best Teaching Award of his university.

mark@spinningbytes.com

Martin Jaggi

Martin Jaggi

Chief Scientist and Co-Founder

Martin is a tenure track assistant professor at EPFL in machine learning. Before that, he was a postdoc at ETH Zürich, at the Simons Institute in Berkeley, US, and at École Polytechnique in Paris. He is also the founder of the Zürich Machine Learning and Data Science Meetup.

martin@spinningbytes.com

Yvonne Gyr Gautschi

Yvonne Gyr Gautschi

Admin

With years of experience as a businesswoman she manages the administrative parts and the bookkeeping of the SpinningBytes AG.

Ralf Grubenmann

Ralf Grubenmann

Senior Software Developer / Machine Learning Expert

Ralf studied computer science at ETH Zurich and FHNW, and has over 10 years work experience in Software Engineering. He is interested in Machine Learning, AI and Image Recognition. He works on and manages projects for SpinningBytes AG

Pius von Däniken

Pius von Däniken

Machine Learning Expert

Pius studies Computer Science at ETH Zurich. He’s interested in Machine Learning, AI and Robotics.

Jan Deriu

Jan Deriu

Developer

Jan works as a Research Assistant at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). His main interests lie in Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning. During his Master Thesis at ETH he was part of the team that won the SemEval2016 task for Sentiment Analysis.

Fernando Benites

Fernando Benites

Scientist and Machine Learning Expert

Fernando works as a Research Associate at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). He obtained his Diploma at the university of Bielefeld with focus on Computer Vision. He has been working the last years on Data mining and Multi-label Classification applied to text corpora.

Marek Arnold

Marek Arnold

Scientist and Machine Learning Expert

Marek is a Research Assistant at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). He has done two major projects leading up to his Bachelor degree a recommender system and a project on Sentiment Analysis which is now used by SpinningBytes.

Simon Müller

Simon Müller

Student and Developer

Simon studies Computer Science at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in the fifth Semester.

Valeria De Luca

Valeria De Luca

Scientist and Machine Learning Expert

Valeria is a postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zurich, in collaboration with the University Hospital Zurich. She received her PhD in Computer Vision from ETH Zurich. She is mainly interested in medical applications of computer vision and machine learning.

Raphael Emberger

Raphael Emberger

Student and Developer

Raphael studies Computer Science at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in the second Semester.

Nico Neureiter

Nico Neureiter

Developer

Nico studied computer science at ETH Zurich. He is interested in Machine Learning, Probabilistic Modelling and Natural Language Processing.

Benita Camenzind

Benita Camenzind

Administration and Marketing

Benita has completed a commercial apprenticeship and is a graduated nurse. In addition, she holds a Master of Advanced Studies in Managed Health Care.

Arno Schneuwly

Arno Schneuwly

Student and Developer

Arno studies Communication Systems at EPFL. He is interested in Machine Learning, Signal Processing and Software Architecture.

Ahmed Kulovic

Ahmed Kulovic

Student and Developer

Ahmed is a Master student at EPFL in Lausanne. He is studying Computer Science and is pursuing a specialization in Data analytics.

Scientific Advisors

Thilo Stadelmann

Thilo Stadelmann

Scientist and Machine Learning Expert

Thilo is associate professor of computer science at ZHAW School of Engineering in Winterthur. His current research focuses on applications of machine learning to diverse kinds of data. He is head of the ZHAW Data Science Laboratory and vice president of SGAICO, the Swiss artificial intelligence society.

Oliver Dürr

Oliver Dürr

Scientist and Machine Learning Expert

Oliver is associate professor for data analysis and applied statistics at the ZHAW (Zurich University of Applied Sciences). After his PhD in theoretical physics he worked 10 years in a bioinformatic company developing and applying machine learning and statistical methods to all kind of -omics data. He is now working mainly on deep learning.

Thomas Hofmann

Thomas Hofmann

Scientist and Machine Learning Expert

Thomas is the Professor for Data Analytics, ETH Zürich Departement of Computer Science. Previously, he was a Google Zurich Director of Engineering and co-site lead. He is also co-founder and CTO of 1plusX, and co-founder of Recommind.

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