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Pi 6 Opening

This event is reserved to Pi Campus’ startups founders and their guests.
Sometimes we open up those meetups to new friends. You can request an invitation below.


We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of our sixth Pi Campus villa with you. It will be home to our new school, which aims to promote the two elements that we strongly believe the future belongs to: machine intelligence and human creativity.

On Friday, September 15th we are hosting the Pi 6 opening event.

On Saturday, September 16th, we are organizing a full day of workshops at Pi School, located at Pi 6.

Event Agenda


Event Agenda


We designed these workshops to give you a snapshot of some topics Pi School courses will focus on. The Lounge will host talks for developers, in the Olivetti Cafeteria and in the Bernbach Hall we will have workshops and master classes designed to raise the attention of designers, advertisers, entrepreneurs, strategist and anyone else hungry for knowledge.

You can attend whatever workshop you prefer.


  • 10:10am – 10:55am Multimodal Language Technology and AI – Alex Waibel, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 11:05am – 11:55am How to teach machines to translate human language – Marcello Federico, Head of Language Tech at FBK
  • 12:05pm – 12:55am Attention is all you need: attentional neural network models – Lukasz Kaiser, Research Scientist, Google Brain


  • 10:10am – 10:55am Monochrome painting –You. We will actually make you paint a small tile for our School
  • 11:05pm – 11:55pm Fundamentals of Leadership – Jamshid Alamuti, Co-founder and CEO of Pi School
  • 12:05pm – 12:55 am How AI/ML will change the life in depth for a super freelancer/digital nomad – Axel Quack, Head of Service Design at a global financial services company headquartered in Munich


  • 10:10am – 10:55am Food design or design for food? Francesco Subioli, Art director at Kromosoma
  • 11:05am – 11:55am Internet Economics – Paolo Cellini, Venture Capitalist, Former Disney VP Technology
  • 12:05am – 12:55am How to sell in America – Renato Beninatto, Business Consultant, Nimdzi Insights

1:00pm – 2:00pm – Light lunch


  • 2:05pm – 2:55pm – Machine learning at Amazon – Hassan Sawaf, Director of AI, Amazon Web Services
  • 3:05pm – 3:55pm How to pitch to investors – Marco Trombetti, Co-founder of Pi Campus
  • 4:05pm – 4:55pm Deep learning for the enterprise – Chris Nicholson, CEO Skymind/ Deeplearning4j
  • 5:05pm – 6:00pm Fundamentals of Leadership – Jamshid Alamuti, Co-founder and CEO of Pi School


  • 2:05pm – 2:55pm Making Leadership Human Again – Julia von Winterfeldt, Change Evangelist & Founder at Soulworx
  • 3:05pm – 3:55pm How to run hackatons to ideate Ad campaigns – Jamshid Alamuti, Co-founder and CEO of Pi School
  • 5:05pm – 6:00pm Startup Fund Raising – Daniele Meini, Investor, M&A Expert
  • 5:05pm – 6:00pm The Olivetti Way – Andrea Granelli, Former Chairman Olivetti Foundation and CEO Telecom Italia Labs


  • 2:05pm – 2:55pm Rhetoric, the Art of Persuation – Andrea Granelli, Former Chairman Olivetti Foundation and CEO Telecom Italia Labs
  • 3:05pm – 3:55pm – From experimentation to production: Scala and Python APIs for Deeplearning4j – Max Pumperla, Deep learning Engineer, Skymind
  • 4:05pm – 6:00pm – Deep learning: Google TensorFlow workshop – Lukasz Kaiser, Research Scientist, Google Brain


Marco Trombetti

Co-founder of Translated and Pi Campus

He is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor in innovation. Besides being responsible for the overall administration of Translated, Marco is pursuing research in machine learning models for integrating machine translation in a human translation workflow. He invests in growth-stage technology ventures through Pi Campus.

Jamshid Alamuti

Co-founder and CEO of Pi School

Corporate generalist Consultant with substantial change Management und cross cultural experience. High premium on providing change management, leadership development and business consulting support in German or English. Focus on Creative Industry, Information Technology, Health – and Car Industry, Internationalization and intercultural business development.

Alex Waibel

Professor at Carnegie Mellon & Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Member of the Advisory Board at Pi School – School of AI

Researcher in speech recognition, human communication signals, and systems. Developer of the Time delay neural networks and founder of multiple startups to IPOs, last of which acquired by Facebook.

Hassan Sawaf

Director of AI at Amazon Web Services
Member of the Advisory Board at Pi School – School of AI

Enabler of new markets and opportunities with smart application of artificial intelligence and application-driven research in AI. Angel investor in startups.

Julia von Winterfeldt

Change Evangelist & Founder at SOULWORX

Digital expert, change evangelist, management consultant, MD, yoga teacher, systemic coach and now founder. Julia started SOULWORX in 2015 to help organizations reassess their purpose, consider new transformative plays and ignite long-lasting positive change, driving growth and innovation. Julia believes purpose is an aspirational reason for being that is grounded in humanity and which inspires a call to action.

Prior to SOULWORX, Julia was GM at AKQA, Germany. She also acted as MD at Accenture Interactive ASG, after an international career with Sapient Publicis. She was named Top 5 Business Women, Germany in the field of Communications and is an avid speaker and moderator on future of work and new leadership

Lukasz Kaiser

Research Scientist at Google Brain
Mentor at Pi School – School of AI

Lukasz built together with the Google Brain team the TensorFlow machine learning system and he used it for research. He demonstrated that neural networks can learn complex discrete algorithms, such as long multiplication, just from examples.

Axel Quack

Head of Service Design at a global financial services company headquartered in Munich

Francesco Subioli

Art director at Kromosoma

Art director and project manager in the design domain: Industrial, Graphic, Exhibition design.
 He alternates the professional work with teaching and training courses at universities and private schools.

Andrea Granelli

Former Chairman of Olivetti Foundation and CEO of Telecom Italia Labs

Marcello Federico

Head of the Human Language Technology research unit
Member of the Advisory Board at Pi School – School of AI

Staff member and lecturer at the ICT International Doctoral School of the University of Trento. Researcher in machine translation, natural language processing, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Paolo Cellini

Venture Capitalist, Former Disney VP Technology

Paolo worked in some venture capital funds like Invetsiment Media Club (Paris), 21 Nextwork (Milan) and Innogest (Turin). He’s now a partner of Pi Campus. Previously, he served Disney as EMEA Vice President for the Internet division and the Games, and was the CEO of various companies including Valis (Tel Aviv), a subsidiary of AOL / Pitango, Consodata and Buffetti.

Daniele Meini

Investor, M&A Expert

Chris Nicholson

CEO of Skymind and co-creator of Deeplearning4j

He leads Skymind, the commercial support arm of the open-source framework Deeplearning4j. Skymind helps companies in telecommunications, finance, retail, and tech build enterprise deep learning applications, notably fraud detection, using data such as text, time series, sound and images.

Max Pumperla

Deep learning Engineer at Skymind

Pure maths Ph.D., he works as a Deep Learning Engineer at Skymind and is co-founder & advisor at AETROSai. He is the author of Elephas and Betago.

Renato Beninatto

Business Consultant, Nimdzi Insights

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