Dr. Mathias Bauer is Partner at Lighthouse Germany, KPMG's Center of Excellence for Data & Analytics. He obtained his doctoral degree after graduating in computer science at the University of Saarland. For many years he was a senior researcher for the German Research center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). Prior to the takeover by KPMG, he was managing board member of KIANA Systems GmbH. Mathias has in-depth knowledge and 28 years of experience in the development of intelligent systems. He is a pioneer in the application of machine learning and the development of adaptive systems that are oriented towards or satisfy the preferences of users. He has already proven his expertise in data analysis and intelligent systems in various industries such as finance and automotive.