Blaž Fortuna, CEO and Co-founder at Qlector
Dr. Blaž Fortuna is CEO at Qlector, a startup developing artificial intelligence based solutions for manufacturing, and senior researcher at Jožef Stefan Institute. He obtained his Ph.D. at Jožef Stefan Institute, was a postdoc at Ghent University, Belgium, and Marie Curie Fellow at Stanford University. At Qlector he is leading the development of artificial intelligence-based products for Industry 4.0. He is the main architect and contributor to the QMiner system for large-scale multi-modal data management used by New York Times, Bloomberg, British Telecom, etc. He is a co-inventor on two patents, had published papers at international conferences and developed software modules for scalable machine learning, news personalization, cross-lingual information retrieval and classification.