Dr. Zbigniew Jerzak is the Head of the Deep Learning Center of Excellence and Machine Learning Research at SAP. The mission of the Deep Learning Center of Excellence and Machine Learning Research is to research and develop machine learning technology behind existing and new SAP products. Our technology is serving hundreds of SAP customers and is touching millions of transactions every month. In his previous roles at SAP Zbigniew has been responsible for a number of research and development projects covering, among others: columnar store database engineering, elastic data stream processing, and data visualization. Zbigniew holds a PhD degree in Distributed Systems from the TU Dresden, Germany.