PersonalAIze helps you get most out of your user data using state-of-the-art machine learning and artificial intelligence. We are academics. We leverage years of experience in research and industry.

Mark Hoogendoorn

FOUNDER, CEO

Associate Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Mark’s research involves the application and development of novel machine learning algorithms to data from a range of domains, including industry, e-commerce, and health and wellbeing. He has been involved in ample collaborations with companies, thereby leverage machine learning to gain more successful applications. He has been working in the field of AI for nearly 20 years and is an advisor to various startups in the field of AI as well in the region of Amsterdam. On top, he is a leading figure in networks related to AI and Health, such as Amsterdam Medical Data Science.

Sandjai Bhulai

FOUNDER, CEO

Full Professor of Business Analytics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He studied “Mathematics” and “Business Mathematics and Informatics”, and obtained a PhD on Markov decision processes for the control of complex, high-dimensional systems.

Sandjai’s research is on the interface of mathematics, computer science, and operations management. His specialization is in decision making under uncertainty, optimization, data science, and business analytics. His current research projects focus on HR analytics, social media analytics, predictive analytics, dynamic pricing, and planning and scheduling in complex systems.

Burkhardt Funk

Founder

Full professor of information systems at Leuphana University, Germany. Burkhardt’s research areas encompass building decision models and support systems in a variety of application domains, such as e-commerce, digital transformation, and e-health. He has been developing and applying AI methods to solve business problems for more than 20 years. Burkhardt has a wealth of practical experience in machine learning projects, has been active as a consultant with McKinsey, as an entrepreneur and as an advisor to leading European companies.

Tobias Blask

Founder

Full Professor for Digital Advertising at Stuttgart Media University, Germany. Tobias co-founded the successful AdTech company “Adference”. The objective of his research is on digital transformation as well as the analysis of user behaviour on the Internet and decision making under uncertainty.

Prof. Dr. Mark Hoogendoorn

FOUNDER, CEO

Associate Professor of Artificial Intelligence within the Computational Intelligence group of the Department of Computer Science at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Prof. Dr. Sandjai Bhulai

FOUNDER, CEO

Full professor of Business Analytics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He studied “Mathematics” and “Business Mathematics and Informatics”, and obtained a PhD on Markov decision processes for the control of complex, high-dimensional systems.

Prof. Dr. Burkhardt Funk

FOUNDER

Full professor of information systems at Leuphana University. After studying physics and computer science at various universities (Kiel, Würzburg, Stony Brook) he received his PhD from the university of Wuppertal. His research interests include building decision models and support systems, based on methods from machine learning and Bayesian Statistics, in a variety of application areas such as Electronic Business, Electronic Mental Health, and environmental management. He has co-authored more than 70 scientific articles and 4 books and acquired project funding of more than 3 Mio. EUR. He was a visiting scholar at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and the Stanford University. Burkhardt has a wealth of practical experience in data mining projects, has been active as an entrepreneur and is a regular advisor to leading European companies.

Prof. Dr. Tobias Blask

FOUNDER

Full Professor for Digital Advertising at Stuttgart Media University. He studied at the Faculty of Business and Economics at Leuphana University and did his doctorate at the Institute of Information Systems. He co-founded the AdTech company “Adference” with four colleagues.

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