Prof. Dr. Gudrun Socher is a full professor at Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences in Munich (Germany) and head of the Munich Center for Digital Sciences and AI (MUC.DAI). She worked as a senior software developer at tech companies including Yahoo! Inc. in the US and Germany. She holds a Ph.D. from Bielefeld University (Germany) with doctoral research at the California Institute of Technology and graduated in computer science from KIT Karlsruhe (Germany) and Grenoble University (France).