http://danielkirs.ch
mail@danielkirs.ch
+49 1511 5729370

Machine „dompteur” with a math diploma from University of Münster and a background in pattern recognition and machine learning. Creator of detexify. I am excited about data products - from the ML up to the UX. I speak many programming languages - preferrably functional ones.

Education

10/2003 - 11/2010 University of Münster
1993 - 2002 Gymnasium Laurentianum Warendorf

Experience

Idalab Agency for Data Science http://www.idalab.de Data Scientist
Freelancer Mathematician
smartB Energy Management GmbH Data Analyst & Visualization Expert
Hitfox Group Incubator building companies and careers Data Scientist
Zweitag GmbH Ruby on Rails Consultancy Software Developer
Visualization and Computer Graphics Research Group of the University of Münster Student worker: Voreen Volume Rendering Engine
Databases and Information Systems Group of the University of Münster Student worker: Project Learnr
Institute of Mathematical Statistics of the University of Münster Tutor in stochastics / probability theory

Voluntary experience

DSSG Berlin Founder
Open Knowledge Lab Münster Code for Germany Lab Lead
Monster on Rails Speaker
Open Source Occasional contributor
LG Brillux Münster Track&Field Manager Young Athletics (Sportwart Nachwuchs)
TuS Hiltrup 1930 e.V. Track&field coach
FLVW Track&field coaching license (C-Lizenz)
Heinrich-Tellen-Schule in Warendorf Community Service

Interests

See http://kirelabs.org for personal projects.

References

Dr. Marco Blumendorf, CTO at smartB (marco.blumendorf@smartb.eu)
was my superviser at SmartB.
Peter Großkopf, CDO at Hitfox (peter.grosskopf@hitfoxgroup.com)
was my superviser at Hitfox.
Julian Schneider, CEO and Founder at Zweitag GmbH (julian.schneider@zweitag.de)
was my boss at Zweitag GmbH.
Prof. Dr. Xiaoyi Jiang (http://cvpr.uni-muenster.de/organisation/jiang.html)
supervised my diploma thesis at University of Münster.