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Oliver Gottfried

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Oliver Gottfried

Oliver Gottfried was a Visiting Scholar with the Sustainable Finance Initiative (SFI) based at GSB, Precourt, and the Law School at Stanford University. He is an expert on cross-border business development strategies with a focus on Machine Learning related projects. During his past role as a Business Development/Sales manager at a Chinese Venture Capital Fund, he worked on computer vision projects (robotics & medical imaging).

His current research is centered on China's financial sector development & Green Finance in the AI field with a particular focus on the strategic development of computer vision-related projects.

He holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University with an emphasis on the strategic development of high-tech industries (i.e. drones applied in farming within China). He also received a Master’s in Law from Tsinghua University and a Bachelor in International Business from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Germany.