Dr Rikard König

Chief Data Scientist at Ekkono Solutions and Senior Lecturer at the University of Borås, Sweden.

Dr Rikard König, PhD, is co-founder and Chief Data Scientist at Ekkono Solutions, and Senior Lecturer at the University of Borås, Sweden. At the University of Borås Dr. König also heads CSL@BS, a research group of ten researchers specializing in machine learning and high performance computing.

Ekkono Solutions (www.ekkono.ai) was founded based on the results of Dr. König's research over the last seven years on the topic of predictive analytics and machine learning. The outcome was a resource efficient small-footprint solution that can run most applicable machine learning techniques on small platforms, i.e. an edge computing platform for connected things.

Dr. König has published over 50 machine learning papers at international research conferences and journals. The main focus of the research is design of new or enhanced machine learning algorithms. He has more than 10 years of teaching experience including both under graduate and graduate level where a selection of topics are Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Game Programming and Computer Graphics.

Dr. König is a member of the Continuing Education Institute - Europe faculty as of 2017.