Ivan P. Yamshchikov

 

Address: Leipzig, D-04155

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Interests

 

I have a broad area of scientific and industrial interests. I host a science&technology podcast in Russian. My research is currently focused on new approaches to creative AI and possible connections between creativity, language and cognition.

Science

 

Complex systems

Data-driven descriptive models

Artificial Neural Networks

General Artificial Intelligence

Financial Illiquidity

Work experience

 

Associate Professor.

2021 — present.

 

Higher School of  Economics. St. Petersburg, Russia.

Computational Epistemology, Machine Learning and cognition, computational creativity.

Post-Doctoral Researcher.

2017 —  2021.

 

Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences. Leipzig, Germany.

Data Analysis, Neural Networks and AI in applications to cognition and content generation.

AI Evangelist.

2018 —  2020.

 

ABBYY. Munich, Germany.

Consulting on AI products research and development, promoting engineering culture in the organisation, giving industrial keynotes on the role of AI in Digital Transformation and its applications in Document Processing and Process Optimisation.

Co-founder.

2018 —  present

 

Creaited Labs. Leipzig, Germany.

Research of creative AI applications.

Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher.

2013 — 2016

 

University of Applied Sciences Zittau-Goerlitz. Germany.

ITN Research Project STRIKE (Novel Methods in Computational Finance) supported by the European Union in the FP7-PEOPLE-2012-ITN Program under Grant Agreement Number 304617. Mathematical models of financial illiquidity, study of arising non-linear partial differential equations, symmetry-analysis.

Manager for AI and R'n'D projects.

2016 — 2017

 

Yandex. Russia.

Senior Analyst. Head of the New Products Research Group.

2012 — 2016

 

Yandex. Russia.

Behavior analytics, segmentations, predictive analytics, human-machine interactions.

Analyst.

2011 — 2012

 

Yandex. Russia.

Forecasts, strategic analytics, segmentations.

 

TV-show presenter.

2005 — 2008

 

5th Channel. Russia.

A host on a TV-show "Igra Uma", a teenager intellectual competition. 

 

 

For other positions and a detailed information read my Linkedin profile

Education

 

Technical University Cottbus-Senftberg. Germany.

2013 - 2016.

 

Dr. rer. nat. summa cum laude.

 

Saint-Petersburg State University. Russia.

2004 - 2012

 

Master of Mathematical Physics. Winner of several scientific student competitions. 

 

Halmstad University. Sweden.

2010 - 2011

 

Master of Financial Mathematics. Event-manager of the University Friendship Organization.

Industry

Behavior analysis

Information propagation models

Long-term forecasting

Time-series analyses

Data-driven products

Digital marketing

 

User segmentation

Advanced targeting

Neuro-marketing

Marketing analytics

Campaign analysis

 

Languages

 

English - full proficiency

Russian - native

German - C1

Bulgarian - A2

Japanese, French, Swedish - basics

 

Soft Skills

 

Public speaking

Teaching

Team leadership