Dr. Sepp Hochreiter is a pioneer in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). He was the first to identify the key obstacle to Deep Learning and then discovered a general approach to address this challenge. He thus became the founding father of modern Deep Learning and AI. He is also a professor at Johannes Kepler University Linz. Dr. Hochreiter is one of the Founding Director of the IARAI in Vienna, the world’s first global machine-learning research institute to use industrial-scale geolocation data, established by HERE Technologies.