Our Team

00. We are a dynamic, multinational team of intelligent people who love to learn from and with each other.

Everyone on the team is willing to share their skills and knowledge, ranging from deep technology experience in deep learning, machine learning, natural language processing, mathematics, and software development to business expertise in change management, business development, and digitization.

We like to build solutions for the most challenging problems. At the same time, we have lots of fun in the office, and we are happy to have our monthly team event together. To give you an insight into our high-performing team, we would like to introduce some of our employees from all our departments.

Our values

What we value at ONDEWO

At ONDEWO, we love what we do. We push technology passionately further to get ahead in our mission. We aim to learn and grow together professionally and personally. Each day we are getting a tiny step closer to a future where humans and machines interact naturally.

Visionary

  • See beyond and think big
  • Invent and improve
  • Be bold

Passionate

  • Improve our world through AI
  • Push technology forward
  • Motivate and have fun

Impact Driven

  •  Build working solutions
  • Deliver results in time & budget
  • Solve clients challenges

Learn & Grow

  • Strive for excellence
  • Be open, honest & respectful
  • Hire and develop the best
Management

Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Andreas S. Rath

CEO & Co-Founder

Experience

Senior Project Manager at Digital McKinsey (5,5y.)
Senior Software Developer and Researcher in Artificial Intelligence at Know-Center GmbH (4y.)

Qualifications

Doctorate in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)
Diploma in Technical Mathematics (Algorithm Design and Semantic Web)
Diploma Software Development and Economics (Software Engineering)
All degrees from Graz University of Technology, Austria

Publications

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Dipl. Wi.-Ing. Dr. Alexander Schult

Strategy, Funding & Co-Founder

Experience

Project Manager at Digital McKinsey (8y.)
Lecturer on Digital Transformations at the University of Göttingen and the University of Groningen (3y.)

Qualifications

Doctorate in Business Administration
Diploma in Industrial Engineering at the University of Göttingen and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Publications

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Sales

Florian Silberbauer

Sales Executive

Experience

Sales in the software industry (7y)
Train employee in new software applications (5y)
Project Management (4y)

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Taxes and Strategic Management (University of Vienna)
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and Supply Chain Management (University of Vienna)

Lukas Theo Beck

Partner Manager

Experience

More than 15 years of experience in,
Customer Relationship & Experience Management
Sales & Marketing
Business Development
Business & IT Consulting
Project Management, IT-Solution Architect & Requirement Engineering
Product Management & Digital Designer

Qualifications

Diploma in Business Informatics (University of Cooperative Education – Akademie der Saarwirtschaft, Germany)
Industrial clerk (Chamber of Industry & Commerce Saarland, Germany)

Marketing

Simone Schmelzer

Marketing and Dialog Designer

Experience

Copywriter (+10y)

Qualifications

Currently doing her master’s degree in Digital Business at the University of Applied Sciences Vienna.
Graduation as Professional in Advertising (Werbe Akademie WIFI Vienna).

Information Technology

Dipl.-Ing. Simon Ertl

Senior Fullstack Developer

Experience

DevOps for Ci/Cd and microservice orchestration (3y.)
Clustering Technologies (Hadoop, Kubernetes, Distributed Job Queues) (2y.)
Python Application development (4y)
Web Development (2y)

Qualifications

MSc Technical Physics (Vienna University of Technology)

Dr. Andrey Ryskin

Data Scientist

Experience

Researcher in mathematical Biology at Bonn University (3y)
Researcher Computational Physics of Fluids at Max-Planck-Institute (5y)

Qualifications

Doctorate in theoretical Physics (Saarland University)
Master’s degree in Physics (Novosibirsk State Technical University in Russia)

Publications

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Dr. Jakob Steinbauer, MSc ETH

Data Scientist

Experience

Research in computational condensed-matter physics at École Polytechnique, Paris (4y)

Qualifications

Doctorate in physics (École Polytechnique, Paris)

Filip Povolny, MSc

Senior Data Scientist

Experience

Researcher & Developer in speech processing (3y)
Machine learning in speech and text-domain.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Computer Science (Brno University of Technology)

Gabriel Amarista

Senior Data Scientist & Tech Lead of the NLU team

Experience

NLP Research and Development (1y)

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Intelligent Systems
Bachelor’s degree in Informatics Engineering

Robert Injac

 Data Scientist

Experience

Data Scientist (1.5y)
Software Engineer (1y)

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Computer Science (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

Fergus Fettes

Python Developer

Experience

Biochemical Researcher (1y)
Hardware and Software Engineering for Biophysics Lab (2y)
Python Development (3y)
DevOps Engineering (1y)

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Physics (University Leipzig)

Publications

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Attila Kantor

Junior Data Scientist

Experience

Research on language models and NLP algorithms (2y)
Software development (2.5y)

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Computer Science Information Systems (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary)

Urban Tanko

Junior Data Scientist

Experience

Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer (1.5y)

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Information Science (University of Ljubljana)

Markus Peitl, BSc.

FullStack Developer

Experience

Web Development (3y) (NodeJS, Angular, JS)
Python Development (1.5y) (Numpy, TF, OpenCV)
C# .Net Development (3y) (WPF, UWP, Android Development Xamarin)
Project Management, Business Development (2y)
C++, Computer Vision (1.5y)
FullStack Software Engineer (3y)
Application Software Development (6y)

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Media Informatics and Visual Computing (Technical University of Vienna)

Operations

Mealea Schaefer

CEO Assistant

Experience

Supporting the management in the IT and consulting industry (14 y)

Qualifications

Training as an office communication clerk

Srishti Drozario

Office Allrounder

Experience

Internships and part-time jobs in Administration

Qualifications

Currently doing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Consultancy International (University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt)

Research

Dr. Andreas S. Rath

Exploiting the user interaction context for automatic task detection (2012)

Authors: Didier Devaurs, Andreas S. Rath and Stefanie N. Lindstaedt
Journal: Applied Artificial Intelligence
Publisher: Österreichische Studiengesellschaft für Kybernetik, Taylor & Francis

Context-Aware Recommendation for Work-Integrated Learning (2011)

Authors: Stefanie Lindstaedt, Barbara Kump and Andreas S. Rath
Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Automatic detection of accommodation steps as an indicator of knowledge maturing (2011)

Authors: Johannes Moskaliuk, Andreas S. Rath and Didier Devaurs
Published in: Interacting with Computers (Volume 23, Issue 3, May 2011), Page(s): 247-255

An ontology-based approach for detecting knowledge-intensive tasks (2011)

Authors: Didier Devaurs, Andreas R. Rath and Stefanie Lindstaedt
Journal: Digital Information Management

Studying the Factors Influencing Automatic User Task Detection on the Computer Desktop (2010)

Authors: Didier Devaurs, Andreas S. Rath and Stefanie Lindstaedt
From book Sustaining TEL: From Innovation to Learning and Practice; 5th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2010, Barcelona, Spain, September 28 – October 1, 2010

Contextualized knowledge services for personalized learner support (2009)

Authors: Didier Devaurs, Andreas S. Rath and Stefanie Lindstaedt
Conference Paper (PDF) Full-text Available from Didier Devaurs

Detecting Real User Tasks by Training on Laboratory Contextual Attention Metadata (2009)

Authors: Andreas S. Rath, Didier Devaurs and Stefanie Lindstaedt
Conference Paper, Informatik 2009: Im Focus das Leben, Beiträge der 39, Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), 28.9.-2.10.2009, Lübeck

KnowSe: Fostering user interaction context awareness (2009)

Authors: Didier Devaurs, Andreas S. Rath and Stefanie Lindstaedt
Conference Paper, Conference: ECSCW ’09, Know-Center GmbH and Knowledge Management Institute, Graz University of Technology, Inffeldgasse 21a 8010 Graz, Austria

UICO: An ontology-based user interaction context model for automatic task detection on the computer desktop (2009)

Authors: Andreas S. Rath, Didier Devaurs and Stefanie Lindstaedt
Conference Paper, Conference: ESWC ’09, To be published in Context, Information and Ontology (CIAO 2009) workshop at European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2009)

Machine Learning-based Work Task Classification (2009)

Authors: Michael Granitzer, Andreas S. Rath, Mark Kröll, Christin Seifert, Doris Ipsmiller, Didier Devaurs, Nicolas Weber and Stefanie Lindstaedt
Journal: Digital Information Management, Digital Information Research Foundation, pp.306-313

Analysis of machine learning techniques for context extraction (2008)

Authors: Michael Granitzer, Mark Kröll, Christin Seifert, Andreas S. Rath, Stefanie Lindstaedt, Olivia Dietzel and Nicolas Weber
Conference Paper, Conference: Third IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM), November 13-16, 2008, London, UK

Automating Knowledge Transfer and Creation in Knowledge-Intensive Business Processes (2008)

Authors: Michael Granitzer, Gisela Granitzer, Klaus Tochtermann, Stefanie Lindstaedt, Andreas Rath and Wolfgang Groiß
Conference Paper: September 2008, From book Business Process Management Workshops: BPM 2008 International Workshops, Milano, Italy, September 1-4, 2008, Revised Papers (pp.678-686)

A low-level based task and process support approach for knowledge-intensive business environments – Discovering and supporting knowledge-intensive task and process executions based on user interaction observations, system events, and application usage data (2007). 

Low-level event relationship discovery for knowledge work support (2007)

Authors: Andreas S. Rath, Mark Kröll, Stefanie N. Lindstaedt, Michael Granitzer
Know-Center Graz, Inffeldgasse 21a/II, 8010 Graz, Austria
Full-text (PDF) Available from Mark Kröll

Task Instance Classification via Graph Kernels (2007)

Authors: Mark Kröll, Andreas S. Rath, Nicolas Weber, Lindstaedt and Michael Granitzer
Know-Center GmbH, Inffeldgasse 21a/II, A-8010 Graz, Austria,
Full-text (PDF) Available from Mark Kröll

Synergizing Standard and Ad-Hoc Processes (2006)

Authors: Andreas S. Rath, MarkKr¨oll, Keith Andrews, Stefanie Lindstaedt, Michael Granitzer and Klaus Tochtermann
From book Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management, 6th International Conference, PAKM 2006, Vienna, Austria, November 30 – December 1, 2006, (pp.267-278)

Contextual Retrieval in Knowledge-Intensive Business Environments (2006)

Authors: Mark Kroll, Andreas S. Rath, Michael Granitzer, Stefanie Lindstaedt, and Klaus Tochtermann
Conference Paper LWA 2006: Lernen – Wissensentdeckung – Adaptivität, Hildesheim, October 9th-11th 2006, joint workshop event of several interest groups of the German Society for Informatics (GI) – 14th Workshop on Adaptivity and User Modeling in Interactive Systems (ABIS 2006) – Workshop Information Retrieval 2006 of the Special Interest Group Information Retrieval (FGIR 2006) – Workshop on Knowledge and Experience Management (FGWM 2006) – 12th Workshop on Knowledge Discovery, Data Mining, and Machine Learning (KDML 2006)

Enhancing Wrapper Usability through Ontology Sharing and Large Scale Cooperation (2002)

Authors: Christian Schindler, Pranjal Arya, Andreas Rath, and Wolfgang Slany
Institute of Software Technology, Graz University of Technology

Context-aware knowledge services

Authors: Andreas S. Rath, Nicolas Weber, Mark Kröll, Michael Granitzer, Olivia Dietzel, Stefanie N. Lindstaedt
Full-text (PDF) Available from Mark Kröll

Dr. Alexander Schult

Keeping Their Cards Close to Their Chests: How Non‐Delegating CEOs Avoid Forced Career Ends

Authors: Jana Oehmichen, Alexander Schult, Michael Wolff
Human Resource Management, 2015.

Former Executives Serving as Non-Executive Directors: Resource Channels or Ineffective Monitors (2014)

Schmalenbach Business Review

Strategic Alignment of IT and Functional Responsibilities in Top Management Teams: An Empirical Performance Study (2012)

Authors: Alexander Schult, Michael Wolff
Research Paper. Thirty Third International Conference on Information Systems, Orlando 2012.

Dr. Andrey Ryskin

Modeling and Simulation of Lipid Monolayers as Surfactant in Lung Alveoli (2013)

Authors: Annelene Wittenfeld, Andrey Ryskin, Wolfgang Alt.
Singular Phenomena and Scaling in Mathematical Models pp 171-189

Influence of Sedimentation on Convective Instabilities in Colloidal Suspensions (2010)

Authors: Andrey Ryskin, Harald Pleiner
International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 20(2):225-234

Magnetic-field-driven instability in stratified ferrofluids (2007)

Authors: Andrey Ryskin and Harald Pleiner
Physical Review E 75(5 Pt 2):056303

Fergus Fettes

Cooperation of DNA Helicases during dsDNA End Resection (2018)

Authors: Kristina Kasaciunaite, Fergus Fettes, Maryna Levikova, Petr Cejka, and Ralf Seidel
Biophysical Journal 114.3 (2018): 442a.

Competing interaction partners modulate the activity of Sgs1 helicase during DNA end resection (2019)

Authors: Kristina Kasaciunaite, Fergus Fettes, Maryna Levikova, Peter Daldrop, Roopesh Anand, Petr Cejka, and Ralf Seidel
The European Molecular Biology Organization Journal 38.13 (2019): e101516.