Dr. Umberto Michelucci is the founder and lead of the AI Center of Excellence at Helsana Versicherung AG in Switzerland. He is also a co-founder and the chief AI scientist of TOELT LLC, a company aiming to develop new and modern teaching, coaching, and research methods for AI to make AI technologies and research accessible to every company and everyone. He’s an expert in numerical simulation, statistics, data science, and machine learning. In addition to several years of research experience at the George Washington University (USA) and the University of Augsburg (DE), he has 20 years of practical experience in the fields of data warehouse, data science, and machine learning. His first book, Applied Deep Learning—A Case-Based Approach to Understanding Deep Neural Networks, was published by Springer in 2018. He has published his new book, Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Networks Theory and Applications in 2019. He’s very active in research in the field of artificial intelligence. He publishes his research results regularly in leading journals and gives regular talks at international conferences. Dr. Michelucci studied physics and mathematics. He holds a PhD in Computer Science in Machine Learning and he is also a Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning based in Switzerland.