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Leif-Nissen Lundbæk

CEO & Co-Founder, Xayn

Leif - Nissen Lundbæk is Co-Founder and CEO of the privacy tech company Xayn Private News Reader. In 2021, FORBES selected him for their German 30 Under 30 list. His work focuses on algorithms and applications for privacy-preserving artificial intelligence. In 2017, he founded the privacy tech company together with Professor Michael Huth and Felix Hahmann. With the Xayn Private News Reader, the Berlin-based company offers users a private gateway to the Internet – based on decentralised edge AI. Winner of the first Porsche Innovation Contest, Xayn has already worked successfully with Porsche, Daimler, Deutsche Bahn, and Siemens. Before founding the AI company, Leif-Nissen Lundbæk has worked with Daimler AG and IBM. He studied Economics at the Humboldt University in Berlin, received his M.Sc in Mathematics at Heidelberg University, an M.Sc. with distinction in Software Engineering at The University of Oxford and obtained his PhD in Computing at the Imperial College London.