Patrick Bangert, VP of AI, Samsung SDS
Patrick heads the AI Division at Samsung SDSA. On the side of AI Engineering, he is responsible for Brightics AI Accelerator, a distributed ML training and automated ML product, and AutoLabel, an automatic image data annotation and modeling tool primarily targeted at the medical imaging community. On the side of AI Sciences, he leads the consulting group that makes AI models for our customers for many diverse use cases. Among his other responsibilities is to act as a visionary for the future of AI at Samsung.
Before joining Samsung, Patrick spent 15 years as CEO at Algorithmica Technologies, a machine learning software company serving the chemicals and oil and gas industries. Prior to that, he was assistant professor of applied mathematics at Jacobs University in Germany, as well as a researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Patrick obtained his machine learning PhD in mathematics and his Masters in theoretical physics from University College London.
A German native, Patrick grew up in Malaysia and the Philippines, and later lived in the UK, Austria, Nepal and USA. He has done business in many countries and believes that AI must serve humanity beyond mere automation of routine tasks. An avid reader of books, Patrick lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and two children.