Dr. Patrick Glauner is a Full Professor of Artificial Intelligence at Deggendorf Institute of Technology - ranked no. 29 worldwide in the overall competition of the most innovative universities in the 2021 World's Universities with Real Impact (WURI) ranking - since age 30. In parallel, he is the Founder & CEO of skyrocket.ai GmbH, an AI consulting firm. As an expert witness, he advised the German federal parliament and the French National Assembly on AI. He regularly advises various federal and state ministries in Germany. He has published four books: "Creating Innovation Spaces" (Springer, 2021), "Digitalisierungskompetenzen: Rolle der Hochschulen" (Hanser, 2021), "Digitalization in Healthcare" (Springer, 2021), and "Innovative Technologies for Market Leadership" (Springer, 2020). His works on AI were featured by New Scientist, McKinsey, Imperial College London, Udacity, the Luxembourg National Research Fund, Towards Data Science, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Wehrtechnik, Konstruktionspraxis, and others. He was previously Head of Data Academy at Alexander Thamm GmbH, Innovation Manager for Artificial Intelligence at Krones Group, a Fellow at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), and a visiting researcher at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM). He graduated as valedictorian from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences with a BSc in Computer Science. He subsequently received an MSc in Machine Learning from Imperial College London, an MBA from Quantic School of Business and Technology, and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Luxembourg. He is an alumnus of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes).