Stefan Bordag


Leipzig, Germany


Research and Development
Business Planning
IT Roadmaps
Natural language processing
Image processing
Computer Science
Scientific Writing
Presentation skills
Forschung und Entwicklung
Team Management
Team leadership
Business strategy
Strategic Planning
product owner
Software Development
Information technology
Communication Skills
Project Management


Professional experience for Stefan Bordag

  • Current 1 year and 3 months, since Oct 2020

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Tetrai GmbH

    Founder of Tetrai GmbH

  • 9 years and 9 months, Jan 2011 - Sep 2020

    Director of Research

    ExB Group

    - develop unsupervised and supervised NLP and image processing technology and applying it to customer projects - developing the Cognitive Workbench of ExB as product owner - hiring and managing highly skilled NLP and image processing researchers and developers (up to 12 full time researchers) - Raising and Managing research grants (in total 4+ million euros)

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jun 2008 - Jun 2010

    IT Coordinator

    Max-Planck-Institut für ethnologische Forschung

    Leading a team of 6 full-time employees and 6 students. Providing full IT services for an organization with up to 200 employees from helpdesk to back-end systems integration. Managin entire IT, including storage system, archive for multimedia data, lifecycle management and disaster recovery procedures Developing an intranet system for managing rooms, equipment, news, as well as a web presentation of the institute. Developing algorithms dealing with analysis and visualization of genetical relationships.

  • 5 years and 5 months, Jan 2003 - May 2008


    University of Leipzig

    Research on Natural Language Processing topics such as unsupervised Lexical Word Sense Induction and Disambiguation, unsupervised Morphology analysis (participated twice in MorphoChallenge), large-scale semantic similarity models, etc. PhD thesis which can be found here: http;// Teaching of four courses per semester, among these: - Algorithms and Datastructures I and II - Operating Systems - Information Retrieval I and II - Text Mining

Educational background for Stefan Bordag

  • 4 years and 10 months, Jan 2003 - Oct 2007

    Computer Science

    University of Leipzig

    Elements of knowledge-free and unsupervised lexical acquisition

  • 5 years and 1 month, Sep 1997 - Sep 2002

    Computer Science

    University of Leipzig

    Natural Language Processing

  • 1 year and 9 months, Sep 1995 - May 1997

    Mathematics and Physics

    Friedrich-Schiller-Schule (Leipzig)


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Czech


  • Russian

    First language

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