Dr Sebastian Wieczorek
Head of Leonardo Machine Learning Foundation

Dr. Sebastian Wieczorek serves as Head of the Leonardo Machine Learning Foundation, SAP’s technology platform which helps companies to develop and consume AI capabilities. In addition, he is a key spokesperson for AI and member of SAP’s AI ethics steering board which provides company-wide guidelines on how to apply AI in a human-centric way. Sebastian is member of the Enquete Commission on AI of the German Bundestag, board member at Bitkom’s AI working group, member of the steering board of the EU-project SHERPA, which conducts research on ethical questions in regard to the use of AI, and serves as an academic expert and reviewer for the European Commission and the German Ministry of Education and Research. In previous positions at SAP, Sebastian coordinated all startup engagement activities of the SAP Innovation Center Network and managed EU-funded research projects in SAP Research.


Intelligent Automation

11 Apr 2019

13:20 — 13:40

John McCarthy Stage



Moving to the Intelligent Enterprise: Targeted Use of Machine Intelligence

  • Dr Sebastian Wieczorek, Head of Leonardo Machine Learning Foundation, SAP

Ethics and Society

11 Apr 2019

12:00 — 12:30

Red Arena | Panel


AI Ethics: Bridging the Gap Between Philosophy and Technology

  • Tanja Böhm, Director Corporate Affairs & Ambassador for Ethical AI, Microsoft Germany
  • Prof Dr Christoph Lütge, Director of TUM Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence, Technical University of Munich
  • Dr Sebastian Wieczorek, Head of Leonardo Machine Learning Foundation, SAP
  • Prof Dr Katharina Zweig, Head of Algorithm Accountability Lab, Technical University of Kaiserslautern