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Johannes Tammekänd

Johannes Tammekänd

Biography

CEO & Co-Founder of Sidekik – Bringing 7 Billion Digital Humans to Life, Software Architect and Deployment Architect.

Topic:  The Place of  Digital Humans in urgumented Age.
As the Cofounder of Sidekik, which creates an AI version of yourself that gives your personal data a voice and outsources your daily decision making. He cofounded the company in January 2018.
After working in NATO and having the NSA as a client, Johannes saw what can be achieved with data. He realized how much the big technology companies profit from it, but not individuals themselves. All of this has led to massive inequality between individuals and the big technology companies.
At the end of 2017, the company Johannes worked with got acquired by CrowdStrike, a Silicon Valley unicorn backed by Google. He was offered to take the lead as a software architect with a lucrative payday. He turned down an offer that few would. He believes individuals should benefit from their data like technology companies do. Sidekik was started so the future can belong to everyone.
Created with the same technology, you can already talk with the President of the United States at twitter.com/trumpsidekik.
Making decisions is hard — every day we have to make up to a whopping 35,000 decisions from as little of what to eat to as who to date. Your Sidekik can help you make those decisions based on your personality, strengths, and who you are — thus helping you make better choices and saving you time.
Every hero needs a Sidekik to be at his best.
The company Johannes worked at previously was called Payload Security. He began there as Deployment Architect in October 2015. This was a cybersecurity company that developed automated malware analysis systems.
In February 2017, he was promoted to Software Architect, where he architected from the grass root level the world’s first consumer-grade Linux Malware Sandbox. Payload Security was acquired by CrowdStrike, a Silicon Valley unicorn backed by Google.
Between April 2016 and January 2017, Johannes was an Instructor for the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. This is an International Military Organization with a mission to enhance the capability, cooperation, and information sharing among NATO, its member nations, and partners in cyberdefense. He was the instructor and a co-leader for a technical course named Botnet Mitigation Course. His special focus was on dynamic malware analysis.