Management Team


Dr. Lupo Pape is Managing Director, CEO and co-founder of SemanticEdge GmbH

Prior to the foundation of SemanticEdge, Lupo Pape worked as a Project Manager at McKinsey&Company. His primary duty there was the development of growth strategies for companies at various levels of internet value-added chains. In addition, he worked for a number of international concerns in the telecommunications, electronics and metal industries.

Lupo Pape received a doctorate in the areas of Metallurgy and Environmental Technology from the Technical University of Berlin and studied Economics at the Université de Fribourg in Switzerland and at the Universidad de Barcelona, Spain.

Dr. Ralf Köhrbrück is Managing Director, COO/CFO and co-founder of SemanticEdge GmbH.

Prior to the foundation of SemanticEdge, Mr. Köhrbrück worked as a Project Manager at McKinsey&Company with a focus on the automobile, telecom and electronics industries. He implemented new business processes for purchasing, logistics, production and development as well as supporting the market introduction of new products and the definition of long-term business strategies.

Prof. Dr. Jörn Kreutel is co-Founder and CTO of SemanticEdge. He is responsible for the architecture of the SemanticEdge NLU Framework, as well as for the design and the development of voice applications built on top of it.

He is an expert on theory and practice of dialogue management and voice user interfaces. Before the foundation of SemanticEdge, he was employed by Learnout&Hauspie in Barcelona.

Jörn Kreutel studied Linguistics and Aesthetics at Humboldt University in Berlin. He holds an MSc in Speech and Language Processing from the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Potsdam.

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