Romeo Kienzler holds a M. Sc. (ETH) in Information Systems, Bioinformatics & Applied Statistics (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). He has nearly two decades of experience in Software Enineering, Database Administration and Information Integration. Since 2012 he works as a Data Scientist for IBM. He published several works in the field with international publishers and on conferences. His current research focus is on massive parallel data processing architectures. Romeo also contributes to various open source projects.Romeo Kienzler works as Associate Professor for Data Mining and is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology.