Speaker profile

Thomas Kern

R&D Informatics and ML/AI Lead

Since he left public science nearly 10 years ago to start a professional career in the life science industry, Thomas Kern has been working on the application of automation concepts to scientific workflows. Having spent several years working for a leading lab automation company, Thomas joined Roche Pharma and Early Research (pRED) Informatics 3 years ago becoming part of the global discovery informatics team. Being passionate about software and how it can build the interface between scientists, systems and instruments in discovery workflows, he has built a strong focus on data automation and how it impacts research informatics.