Dr Georg Wittenburg is co-founder and CEO of Inspirient GmbH. After receiving his PhD from the Institute of Computer Science of Freien Universität Berlin, he continued his research until 2011 at the Institut national de recherche en informatique et en automatique (INRIA) in Paris-Saclay. In 2012, he joined the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). From April 2013 until 2014, he conducted research at the BCG Henderson Institute into the implications of algorithmic thinking and modeling on business strategy. Dr Wittenburg cofounded Inspirient with Dr Guillaume Aimetti in June 2016.