This interview took place at the Machine Intelligence Summit in Berlin, 2016.
Alex is co-founder and CEO of LastMile, a Berlin-based AI startup. LastMile develops technology that enables people to interact with databases via natural language as opposed to query languages such as SQL. Their technology is a core component of advanced chat bots and has applications in other platforms like Siri, Amazon Echo, and VR. The company was part of last year’s Techstars programme and also organises the Bots Berlin meetup. Alex studied Computer Science and Management at TU Berlin and LSE. Before founding LastMile, he worked for Project A Ventures and McKinsey.