Christian Ammendola is Head of Data, Analytics and AI at Neue Züricher Zeitung (NZZ) where he leads a data team consisting of data analysts, data engineers, and data scientists.
Prior to NZZ he was working for 5 years in a startup leading a small data science team designing and implementing machine learning driven data products in the mobile devices field. He also successfully completed several Innosuisse projects focusing on innovative data products such as a recommender system and a market segmentation tool driven by machine learning models. In the course of his career Christian worked in different data roles with main focus on data science but also data warehousing, data engineering and data analytics. Christian holds a Master in Computer Science and a specialization on machine learning and statistical techniques.