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We are a team of AI and development experts


For over 10 years we have been developing sophisticated technology solutions and platforms, for 4 years we have been conducting basic artificial intelligence research and developing applications primarily for the media industry.


Our founders come from the world of large IT system houses, an energy provider and have advised companies in the retail sector, banks and classic media products.


Founded in 2014

In 2008, we were already Austrian pioneers in Silicon Valley, where we were involved in the technical development of key platforms. Our current company is based in Palo Alto (CA), develops and researches in Linz (AT) and Vienna (AT).


Our Know-How

In addition to our in-house specialists, we work together with 2 leading research institutes. Our Advisory Board also consists of renowned AI experts in the field of basic research and leading AI technologies.


Mic is one of Austria's leading digitization experts. He started in IT and software consulting and later took on leading management tasks in Silicon Valley.

In addition to his work, he advises both medium-sized and large companies as well as top politicians. He headed the digitization think tank for Sebastian Kurz, worked on the program in his area of expertise and is a member of the expert council of the Ministry of Economics. He has also written the book "Schöne Neue Welt 4.0 Chancen und Risiken der Vierte Industriellen Revolution".

Mic Hirschbrich

CEO & Co-Founder

Andi Schietz comes from the corporate sector and has played strategic roles in one of Austria's largest energy suppliers.

After an international MBA, where he met Mic, he built up the technical team of the company and leads the cooperation with various researchers as well as two leading research institutions. In Sales, he serves international customers in the field of media monitoring, clipping and measurement.

Andi Schietz

COO & Co-Founder

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board combines leading technology and AI know-how.


·   Dr. Gerhard Eschelbeck (Vice President Google, Sunnyvale (CA))

·   Dr. Andreas Wendel (Senior AI Developer Waymo Selfdriving Cars, Mountain View (CA))

·   Univ. Prof. Dr. Sepp Hochreiter (Head of AI Institut JKU, Linz (AT))

·   Dr. Ludovit Garzik MBA (GF Rat für Forschung und Technologieentwicklung, Vienna (AT))



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