Ralf Klinkenberg

Ralf_KlinkenbergCo-Founder and CBDO, Rapid-I

Ralf Klinkenberg is co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO) of Rapid-I, the company behind the world-leading open source data mining, predictive analytics, and business analytics solution RapidMiner. He has more than 18 years of experience in machine learning, data mining, text mining, web mining, time series analysis and forecasting, predictive analytics, and business analytics and more than 8 years of experience in project management and consulting including projects and consulting for large companies in the automotive industry, the telecommunications sector, the financial sector, the retail sector, and the manufacturing sector as well as for diverse small and mid-sized companies in different industries.

 Ralf Klinkenberg has built analytics solutions for direct marketing campaign optimization, customer churn prevention, automated product recommendation, up- and cross-selling, market basket analysis, automated text categorization and e-mail routing, online media monitoring, brand monitoring, sentiment analysis, competitive intelligence, machine failure prediction and prevention, preventive maintenance, manufacturing process optimization, demand forecasting, energy production forecasting, and other time series forecasting tasks.