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linguist , computer scientist

Jochen Lothar Leidner, German computer scientist, linguist. Achievements include invention of conceived and led the development of the first publically deployed Internet search engine for mobile phones in natural language.

Background

Leidner, Jochen Lothar was born on September 30, 1972 in Bad Bergzabern, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany. Son of Elmar E. and Monika Franziska (Bauer) Leidner.

Education

Master of Arts in Computational Linguistics and English Philogy, Friedrich-Alexander-U., Erlangen, Germany, 1998. Master of Philosophy in Computer Speech, University Cambridge, Cambridge, England, 2002. Doctor of Philosophy, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 2007.

Career

Software developer Systems, Applications and Products AG, Walldorf, Germany, 1998—2000. Co-founder Linguit Ltd., Edinburgh, 2005. Research scientist Thomson Reuters Corporation, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of conceived and led the development of the first publically deployed Internet search engine for mobile phones in natural language.

Membership

Volunteer work in emergency response DRK (German Red Cross), Germany, 1992—1993. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, British Computing Society, Association Geography Information, Association Computational Linguistics, Association for Computing Machinery, Cambridge Peterhouse College.

Connections

father:
Elmar E. Leidner

mother:
Monika Franziska (Bauer) Leidner