Prof. Dr. Jens Lehmann leads the Smart Data Analytics research group at the University of Bonn, Fraunhofer IAIS and InfAI with approximately 40 researchers. He is a lead scientist at Fraunhofer IAIS and coordinates the Dresden branch of the institute. His research interests involve knowledge graphs, machine learning as well as question answering & dialogue systems. His main research goal is to investigate and build intelligent systems by combining knowledge- and data-driven approaches. Prof. Lehmann authored more than 150 articles in international journals and conferences winning 12 best paper awards (at the point of writing). He is a supporter and contributor of community research projects, including SANSA, AskNow, DL-Learner, DBpedia and LinkedGeoData. Previously, he completed his PhD with „summa cum laude“ at the University of Leipzig with visits to the University of Oxford.