Thomas Thiele joined Deutsche Bahn in 2018. His areas of expertise include the development and implementation of AI-relevant topics within the Deutsche Bahn Group as a whole. Prior to that, Mr. Thiele worked as a research assistant at the Cybernetics Lab of RWTH Aachen University. There he was head of the Research Group Production Technology and Managing Director of VDI Aachen. His main areas of activity include the development of data infrastructures, data analysis through machine learning and the visual processing of data.