Joerg Blumtritt(*1970) is data scientist and blogger. He co-founded the companies Datarella based in Munich, Germany, and Baltic Data Science in Gdansk, Poland. Datarella develops data-driven products and applications based on the the blockchain, BDS delivers data-science-as-a-service.
Before that, Joerg had worked for media companies and publishers in Europe and the US. After graduating in statistics and political sciences with a thesis on artificial intelligence, he had worked in behavioral sciences, focused on nonverbal communications research.
As political activist and researcher, Joerg works on projects regarding future democratic participation, open source IoT, and data ethics.
Joerg is adjunct professor at NYU and teaches courses on data science and the blockchain at various universities. He co-authored of the Slow Media Manifesto and blogs about media at slow-media.net, about data and the the blockchain at beautifuldata.net and datarella.com.