Business Director Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics,
Lufthansa Industry Solutions
Max Pillong studied Bioinformatics at the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, graduating in 2011. In 2014 he obtained a PhD in Chemistry & Applied Biosciences (Dr. sc ETH) from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland, working in the field of computer-assisted drug design. Afterwards, he took on a research position in Basel, working for the Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research (NIBR) before joining Lufthansa Industry Solutions in 2018, where he has been working as a technology consultant in the field of air cargo and logistics. Since April 2021, he leads an interdisciplinary team of data scientists and data engineers responsible for developing and implementing AI and data analytics solutions for clients across various industries, including aviation, logistics, and manufacturing.