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The eXpandable AI Network

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OUR TECHNOLOGY

We use the strengths of modern machine learning algorithms, particularly reinforcement learning, to stabilize our own Ethereum-based low-energy Blockchain. This enables an enterprise-ready, robust and adaptable infrastructure for automated business processes. Using our XAIN infrastructure for top-level applications and solution services, our partners are enabled to build privacy friendly and highly secure environments to prepare for a strong competitive positioning in an automation focused future.
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Yellow Paper

Learn scientific details about our technology through our Yellow Paper:

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General Presentation

Get an overview about the strengths of our technology & its application areas:

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OUR APPLICATIONS

On top of our eXpandable AI Network we build cross-industry applications focusing on distributed automated systems in:

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Supply Chain & Manufacturing: TRAX

Tracking & analyzing of production or supply chain measures as digital twins via XAIN as a trusted ledger & our smart sensors to automatically inform either machines about the quality of parts or to trigger processing steps between multiple involved internal & external stakeholders.

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Energy-critical IoT Devices: Streamguard

Our XAIN Blockchain is directly deployed in IoT devices, such as cars or charging stations as a platform to integrate various GDPR-compliant services of different third parties using local data. This also removes the online backend need & allows for flexible direct offline functions.

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Human-Centered AI in Accounting: intac

Automating complete accounting & reporting lifecycles with network effects between corporations, while also learning from human interactions to improve constantly & to avoid blackbox systems through Blockchain-based audits & plausibility checks of the AI decisions.

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PARTNERS & CUSTOMERS

We are proud to cooperate with the following research partners and customers on pioneering in novel privacy enhancing solutions for human-centered process automations.

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OUR HISTORY

2014
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Our Scientific Origin.

XAIN started as a research project at the University of Oxford in order to strengthen Blockchain through reinforcement learning. This also has involved the intrusion & penetration of Corda & Hyperledger Fabric.
2017
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Opening of Our Berlin Headquarters.

In 2017 we commercialized as an “Aktiengesellschaft” in the Aerospace Technology Center of Berlin to get part of the Berlin Blockchain scene & move close to our roots & industrial clients.
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Winner of 1st Porsche Innovation Contest.

In June 2017 XAIN AG won the 1st Porsche Innovation Contest against more than 120 other startups. This enables us to bring our innovative Blockchain & AI products directly on the street.
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Pilot of End-to-End Supply Chain Network.

In October 2017 we launched the first XAIN end-to-end supply chain network including forwarding & shipment for automatically triggering & processing events of smart sensors in the packages.
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Pilot of Energy-critical Vehicle Network.

In November 2017 XAIN built the first Vehicle Blockchain network that satisfies energy critical low CPU devices with Reinforcement Learning to support the balancing of the network in high fluctuations.

OUR TEAM

Parvez

Software Tester

Parvez joined XAIN as Software Tester. Before joining XAIN, he gained two years of professional experience in Software Testing and QA. He has experience on Manual Testing and Test Automation of Websites, Web Applications. Furthermore, he pursued his Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering and currently studying Masters in High Integrity Systems at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.

Daniel

Head of AI-Team

With his Software Engineering background from University of Oxford, Daniel focuses on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Reinforcement Learning. He previously led multiple large-scale engineering projects and was the responsible Engineering Manager for all native app development at Zattoo (Europes largest internet TV provider). His career started in the automotive industry working on projects for MAHLE and Magneti Marelli with partners like BMW.

Milan

Design

Milan is Head of Design here at XAIN. As an award winning graphic artist, he is in charge of the visuals around here: our videos, graphics and logo are all his work.

Simon

Business Development Manager

Simon joined XAIN as a Business Development Advisor, after he wrote his Thesis about Blockchains and Privacy (GDPR). As CEO and Co-Founder of medixain he aims to build a blockchain/AI solution in the healthcare sector, that leverages the XAIN framework. After studying International Business he received an M.Sc. in Business Intelligence and Process Management. Previously he worked for the BigchainDB on the Business Strategy and Project Management side. Formerly, he worked in healthcare and IT-consulting.

Maria

Senior AI Engineer

Maria joined XAIN as an AI engineer and data analyst. She started her carrier as a physicist working for various institutes. One of the physics institutes was CERN in Geneva where she was responsible for machine protection of the CERN accelerator. Afterwards, she started her Ph.D. at DESY in Zeuthen where she organized the R&D program of a detector prototype and performed the data analysis. Before joining XAIN, she worked as a software and system tester for Melag oHG.

Felix Hahmann

CTO & Co-Founder

Felix Hahmann has started his career in the IT of E.ON and IBM. As such, he continued his career as an IT Project Manager at Mercedes-Benz, while graduating in Computer Science. Further, he led various startup projects where he received first experience in Blockchain technology and, thus, co-founded the XAIN AG as a member of the Executive Board and as the Chief Technology Officer.

Anastasia

CMO

Before joining XAIN, Anastasia repeatedly cooperated with ASKO Appliances AB as a Marketing Assistant at global trade fairs. During her studies, she gained experience in the field of Human Resource Management and Project Management at Holi Concept GmbH, where she supported planning and realising of large-scale festivals. She pursued her Bachelor and Master studies in Business Administration at Humboldt University in Berlin.

David

Full-Stack Engineer

David joined XAIN as a Developer and Head of Product Development after years of experience as a Freelance Software Engineer for various JavaScript and PHP projects for Berlin based startups. Furthermore, he persued his studies in Applied Computer Science.

Ester

Full-Stack Engineer

Ester works as a Full-Stack developer in various AI projects.

Stephen

Senior Blockchain Engineer

Stephen has over 10 years of experience as a professional software developer. Stephen has been writing software to solve problems for companies across a range of sectors ever since he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Computer Science. Stephen’s interest in blockchain intensified as the Meetup and hackathon scene in London was burgeoning with new blockchain projects and innovation. Seeing the potential that blockchain technologies, and particularly Smart Contracts, have for businesses; Stephen decided to focus on blockchain development full-time at the beginning of 2017.

Felix

AI Engineer

During his career as an Electrical Engineer, Felix has worked on various large-scale projects. He started his career at Siemens, where he worked on production systems optimization, value stream analysis as well as on the automatization and optimization of test facilities. Before joining XAIN, he worked for Mercedes-Benz in data analytics. At XAIN he now works as an AI Engineer. Further, he pursued his Master and Bachelor studies in Electrical Engineering.

Leif-Nissen Lundbæk

CEO & Co-Founder

Leif-Nissen Lundbæk founded the XAIN AG as a resulting startup of his PhD thesis at Imperial College London and his Master project at University of Oxford. His work focuses mainly on the trusted computing through Reinforcement Learning in cryptographic systems such as Blockchains. Previously, he worked as an Analytics Engineer at Mercedes-Benz and IBM. He has received an M.Sc. in Software Engineering at The University of Oxford with distinction as well as an M.Sc. in Mathematics at Heidelberg University.

Nico

Legal Counsel

Nico joined XAIN as a Legal Counsel. He has worked in teaching and has extensive experience in international and general business law. His focus at XAIN is on contract law, corporate law and IT law. He also pursue his master’s thesis in business law with a focus on human resources management. He also completes an apprenticeship program as a specialist for occupational safety.

Susanne

CFO

After graduating in Foreign Economics and Banking, Susanne joined The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ as Berlin Representative in 1990. In her about 27 years with the largest Japanese bank she gathered compiled extensive experience in establishing and maintaining close contacts with government offices, business circles as well as in analysing the German markets and identifying new business opportunities. Susanne was also in charge of accompanying Japanese companies in feasibility studies and settlement projects. Driven by a keen interest of Japanese businesses, she focused on German government’s Industry 4.0 strategy and Germany’s tech startup scene. She was also responsible for financial planning and reporting to higher management. She can rely on data to see emerging trends and guide in making strategic plans for the business.

Robert

Blockchain Engineer

Our first Robert has been a member of our team since July 2017 and is working as a blockchain developer. He is experienced in the development of rapid prototypes. Robert likes putting things together that do not typically belong together. He is a student of computer science at HTW Berlin. At present, he is also preparing his bachelor thesis.

Robert

Senior Blockchain Engineer

As a seasoned product developer for web and internet technology starting in 1995, Robert McLeod has continually been on the leading edge of the evolution technology. As a community founder and leader in technical innovation, Roberts work on blockchain technology has won international awards, and venture capital investment from Silicon Valley.

Laurence

Lead Blockchain Engineer

After a successful career writing low latency financial applications in the City of London, Laurence was captivated by the potential of Blockchain Technology, and in particular smart contracts. Before he joined XAIN, Laurence moved to Oxford to set up a consultancy developing applications on the Ethereum platform and to take an M.Sc. in Software Engineering at Oxford University. In addition to giving talks, mentoring at hackathons, and running groups about Blockchain Technology, Laurence also organises Artificial Intelligence groups in Oxford.

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CONTACT

Our team is based in our HQ in Berlin (Wildau), Germany, and in London, UK. We are able to offer projects and solutions throughout Europe, the UK and overseas.