CTO at KONUX
Vlad Lata is CTO and Co-Founder of KONUX. The Munich-based IIoT company integrates
smart sensor systems and AI-based analytics to deliver asset insights in real time and enable
its customers to switch to predictive maintenance. The end-to-end solution uses artificial
intelligence to help clients continuously monitor their infrastructure, identify maintenance
needs ahead of time and improve operational efficiency. Central areas of application include
the railway industry, as well as industrial solutions such as industrial automation, industrial
pumps, machine tools or rollers.
KONUX has been recently awarded the German Mobility Price as well as the German Digital
Price “Spark Award” for its predictive analytics solution. The startup and its founders also
made it into the “AI 100” list by CBInsights and the “Forbes 30 under 30”.
As Chief Technology Officer, Vlad Lata is in charge of the product development at KONUX
and oversees the engineering and product management teams. Together, they work on
bringing AI and Big Data Analytics in a new and comprehensible way to the railway industry.
Vlad Lata studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Technical University
Munich (TUM), and Entrepreneurship at University of California, Berkeley. Before co-founding
KONUX in March 2014, together with Andreas Kunze and Dennis Humhal, he held various
positions at BMW, Audi and ARRI.