AI in Action E45: Florian Gruning, Founder and CEO at Powerplace


Welcome to episode 45 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.

Today's guest is Florian Gruning, founder and CEO at Based in Berlin, Powerplace is building the next generation Mobility Operations Platform, where their goal is to empower mobility providers to improve their services based on AI-driven analytics and thus be able to react quickly and with certainty to the ever-changing demand and supply situation in large urban areas.

Powerplace's Mobility Operations Platform is composed of different products for the various people and their roles involved in managing a modern Mobility Service. This includes a Dashboard that visualizes real-time information about supply and demand and Navigator Apps that drivers can use to receive real-time route recommendations either from a fleet operator or directly from an AI.

In this episode, Florian will share with you:

His work at 

How Data Science has evolved in the past few years 

His opinions on the current state of Data Science 

Why is there a lack of Data Science talent 

The need for more education towards tech careers 

How AI will impact the future workplace 

To find out more about Florian and his work at Powerplace, head over to the website You can also connect with Florian on Linkedin and follow him on Instagram @fgflorian

What did you make of Florian's podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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