We are the eXpandable AI Network
Innovators & Game changers
At XAIN, we build solutions that bring enterprises to the forefront of AI utilization. We tackle the dilemma of unlocking the full power of AI without compromising data privacy. XAIN’s origin was a joint research project by CEO Leif-Nissen Lundbaek and Imperial College London Professor as well as CTO at XAIN Michael Huth.
Research is in our DNA and today serves as our driving force for further innovation. XAIN aims to solve some of the biggest challenges in the research field of privacy-preserving AI, particularly focusing on Federated Machine Learning.
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Leif-Nissen Lundbæk (Ph.D.)
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Leif-Nissen Lundbæk (Ph.D.) is Co-Founder and CEO of the technology company XAIN AG. His work focuses mainly on algorithms and applications for privacy-preserving artificial intelligence. In 2017, he founded XAIN AG together with Professor Michael Huth and Felix Hahmann. The Berlin-based company aims to solve the challenge of combining AI with privacy with an emphasis on Federated Learning.
Before founding XAIN Leif-Nissen Lundbæk has worked with Daimler AG and IBM. He studied Economics at the Humboldt University in Berlin, received his M.Sc in Mathematics at Heidelberg University, an M.Sc. with distinction in Software Engineering at The University of Oxford and obtained his Ph.D. in Computing at the Imperial College London.
Professor Michael Huth (Ph.D.)
Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
Professor Michael Huth (Ph.D.) is Co-Founder and CTO of the technology company XAIN AG and teaches at Imperial College London. His research focuses on Cybersecurity, Cryptography, Mathematical Modeling, as well as security and privacy in Machine Learning. He served as the technical lead of the Harnessing Economic Value theme at PETRAS IoT Cybersecurity Research Hub in the UK.
Professor Huth studied Mathematics at TU Darmstadt and obtained his Ph.D. at Tulane University, New Orleans. He worked at TU Darmstadt, Kansas State University and spent a research sabbatical at The University of Oxford. Huth has authored several scientific publications and is an experienced speaker on international stages.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Co-Founder
Felix Hahmann is Co-Founder, Scrum Master and Chairman of the Supervisory Board at XAIN AG. As an experienced software developer and project manager, he founded XAIN AG together with Professor Michael Huth and Leif-Nissen Lundbæk in 2017.
XAIN won the first Porsche Innovation Contest and has already worked successfully with Porsche AG, Daimler AG, Deutsche Bahn, and Siemens.
Felix Hahmann started his career at E.ON and IBM in system administration, software development as well as project management and also worked at the Daimler Factory Berlin. He has studied computer science in Berlin.
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