Since 2015 Dr. Matthias Dantone is Fashwell’s CEO and Co-founder. He founded the company alongside two co-founders and has been CEO ever since.
Prior to Fashwell Dantone worked in the research departments of Google and BMW, and was integral to developing state of the art machine learning algorithms at Kooaba and Mayachitra. Dantone has also been a freelancer in video game development and photography.
Dantone started his academic career in Munich where he did his undergrad in Media-Informatics at LMU Munich. He later completed a PhD in Computer Vision and Machine Learning at ETH in Zurich under Prof. Luc Van Gool. He successfully defended his PhD thesis “Real Time Detection of Human Body and Face Parts” in 2015 and has published several major papers at the highest conferences and journals in the field of Machine Learning and Computer Vision.