Director, Data Lab
Florian Neukart is the director of Volkswagen Group Data Lab and an assistant professor for quantum computing at Leiden University. Before his current post, he was the director of Advanced Technologies at Volkswagen Group of America and the CTO of Volkswagen Group’s Data Lab in Munich. He made contributions to the fields of mathematics and computer science, specifically in optimization, quantum computing, and bio-inspired algorithms. Florian holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Brasov, as well as degrees in information technology and computer science.