Dr Christian Thurau
Co-founder & Chief Solutions Architect
Twenty Billion Neurons

Christian is co-founder of Twenty Billion Neurons (TwentyBN), a Berlin and Toronto based Computer Vision 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. Before TwentyBN, Christian co-founded the Game Analytics startup Game Analytics in 2011. Game Analytics is a SaaS platform that is being used by more than 40.000 game developers, it got acquired by Mobvista in 2016. Christian holds a PhD in Pattern Recognition and has published more than 50 scientific papers on a broad range of topics including Computer Vision, Behavioral Modeling, Robotics, and Data Mining. 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.