Alexander has several years of working experience as a Data Scientist in the news and media industry. He currently works at Der Spiegel in Hamburg, Germany, where he is responsible for building machine learning-based data products. Before that, he worked at Zeit Online. Alexander holds an M.Sc. in Business Analytics from the University of Duisburg-Essen. Besides machine learning, he has a passion for hackathons, generative art and data visualization, open data and citizen science projects.