Marcel Blattner joined the industry cell in 2020 as a Principal Data scientist at the Zürich office.  After his Ph. D. in physics and a research stay at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, he worked in various industries. His passion is to translate abstract concepts into business-relevant solutions and help the industry benefit from the latest data science developments.  Before joining the Swiss Data Science Center he was Chief Data Scientist at TX Group where he led projects in Computer Vision, NLP, and Optimization. To keep up-to-date with the latest research findings, he engages in research of interpretability and artificial neural network transparency.