March 22, 2021
The next AI Monday is coming up and will be focusing on AI Innovation: We will be getting a virtual tour of the new Merantix AI Campus and discuss with Founder Rasmus Rothe how they plan to drive innovation with AI.
SAPs VP for Artificial Intelligence, Sebastian Wieczorek sharing how SAP is driving innovation.
And Taival Germany Lead and AI Monday Founder Juri Stobbe will share the AI Design Sprint approach on innovating processes with AI.


Four crisp presentations incl. Q&A. Some speaker also demo their AI solutions. Followed by networking. Please bring your own snacks and drinks as long as we are virtual.


AI curious people, change leaders, businesses with passion for data and disruption.


Share AI-knowledge, exchange and encourage each other on our change journeys.


Please register below to receive details.


Usually we start at 17:30 PM

What Not!

No Sales Pitches. No Math lectures or deep tech dives. No shallow consulting or marketing talks.


Johan Maricq & Rachel Berryman

Elia Group / 50Hertz

Introduction to the Elia Group & Reinforcment Learning for Grid Topology Optimization

The Elia Group manages the electricity transmission systems in Belgium and eastern Germany with a reliability level of 99.999%. As the responsible transmisison system operator (TSO) for these regions, the Elia Group is also responsible for integrating the increasing share of renewable energy into the grid. AI is an essential tool in meeting this challenge. In this talk with Johan Maricq, Head of the AI Center of Excellence (CoE) for the Elia Group, and Rachel Berryman, Data Scienctist at the CoE, we explore the way AI is supporting this transformation in our energy system with a practical use case using reinforcement learning.

Mikael Myllymäki

Head of External Venturing – Fortum

Piloting as a Driver of the Digital Mindset

Piloting is an effective and agile way for corporates to make use of innovative AI solutions in the energy industry. Achieving incremental and transformative benefits goes hand in hand with driving a change in organizational mindset to be receptive of new technologies. In this talk, Mikael Myllymäki will present how Fortum has built a thoughtful approach to engage the organization in cooperating with digitally-driven startups. The breadth and relevance of AI across the organization is demonstrated through examples of concrete pilot projects.

Kalle Kyyrö

COO – Smartbi

AI in predicting, preventing and detecting faults for power grids

Smartbi is an artificial intelligence agency with a strong focus on industrial and energy sectors. In his presentation, Kalle Kyyrö, COO and Co-Founder of Smartbi, will explore how artificial intelligence and machine learning can be utilised for prediction, prevention and detection of faults for power grids. Coupled with real-life case examples, the presentation aims to give an overview to the countless opportunities AI offers for grid maintenance and management in the 2020s.




The Organizers

Juri Stobbe

Managing Partner Taival Germany

Juri is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Taival Germany. He has 20 years of technology and management experience in consulting, start-up and international leadership positions. He is inspired by new technologies and trends in order to apply them in innovations and new business models. Already in 2001 he studied Neural Networks in New York and developed first small prototypes. So naturally he was excited bring AI Monday to Berlin and is supporting his clients on all sorts of AI questions. He is a native Berliner and an enthusiastic triathlete.

Charlotte Seiler

Innovation Manager – Berlin Partner

Charlotte Seiler is an Innovation Manager for AI in Berlin where she initiates innovation projects and organizes events and workshops to expand the regional AI community. To create a strong network, she connects start-ups, companies and research institutions that are open for collaboration. She creates visibility for the AI ecosystem as a speaker at conferences and via the ai-berlin website. Having worked in Digital Innovation and with her background in Design Thinking, she is always on the hunt for new trends in the digital sphere. In 2019, she joined the AI Monday team as a co-organizer of the Berlin chapter.

Andreas Schepers

Head of Communications DFKI Berlin

Andreas is a communications manager with a passion for digital communications and digital transformation. In his current role as Head of Communications of the Berlin site of the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) he is responsible for the communications of one of Europe’s most exciting AI labs in one of Europe’s greatest cities. Andreas worked in France and in Germany as an information designer, project manager, university lecturer, and as communications and social media manager for start-ups, large media corporations and internationally renowned research organisations at the intersection of world-class academia, research, industry, and the public sector in the fields of artificial intelligence and space flight.