Jean-Paul Schmetz

Chief Scientist
Hubert Burda Media

Jean-Paul is the Chief Scientist of Hubert Burda Media – a global media company. He served in many executive positions at Hubert Burda Media since 1996 starting as CTO and CEO of the digital arm of the company – Burda Digital.

He the founder and CEO of Cliqz GmbH – a Hubert Burda Media subsidiary focusing on web search and web browsers. He also serves on different boards most notably on the Board of Directors of NEW WORK SE (which owns the leading online professional network XING).

Jean-Paul received a B.A. in Economics and a M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Louvain (Belgium) and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Jean-Paul is originally from Belgium. He is an avid hardware hacker and is fluent with all the latest software technologies.

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