Ulli Waltinger is the Head of the Machine Intelligence Research Group and the Founder and Technology Head of the Siemens AI Lab at Siemens Corporate Technology, Siemens’ global research organization. Prior he worked at the Artificial Intelligence department and the Center of Excellence of Cognitive Interaction Technology at the University of Bielefeld. His primary interests are combining data-driven and semantic technology-driven machine learning algorithms for AI, information retrieval and NLP challenges. Ulli Waltinger has more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in the field of computer science, artificial intelligence, computational linguistics, and cognitive science. Over the last years, he pushed and led, within Siemens, various AI initiatives, such as the Core Technology Initiative on Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence, various Hackathons and Bootcamps on AI, and founded in 2017 the Siemens Artificial Intelligence Lab in Munich. Data is the new Source Code.



  • Artificial Intelligence, Computational Cognitive Science
  • Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Representation Learning
  • Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing
  • Semantic Web, Linked Data, Social Networks, Crowdsourcing
  • Knowledge Discovery, Data Analytics
  • Text-, Web-, and Data Mining, Sentiment Analysis, Opinion Mining
  • Question Answering, Decision Support
  • UIMA, Gate, Big Data, Large Scale Processing
  • C++, QT, Java, Perl, Python, Shell
  • TensorFlow, scikit-learn, panda, Weka, R
  • PHP, ASP, JS/Ajax, Flash AS, HTML/CSS, jQuery
  • MySQL, MySQLite, Oracle, Teradata
  • RSS, RDF, XML, XSLT, UML, Protege
  • Eclipse, NetBeans
  • Apache Lucene, Apache Solr, Semantic Vectors
  • Weka, Gate, UimaFit
  • Linux, Mac OSX, Windows
  • Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, Dreamweaver