Dr. Feiyu Xu (Chief Innovation Officer)
Feiyu brings more than 20 years of experience in AI, especially in NLP to nyonic. Since May 2020, she has served as Senior Vice President, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence, at SAP. Feiyu led the AI strategy of SAP and its holistic implementation for business AI. From 2017 to 2020, she was Vice President of Lenovo Group, where she headed the AI Lab of Lenovo Research. Prior to joining Lenovo, Feiyu was Principal Researcher of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), leading the research group of text analytics. In addition, she was co-founder and general manager of Yocoy Technologies GmbH, a DFKI spin-off company founded in 2007. Feiyu is member of the supervisory boards of DFKI and the ZF Group.
In 2013, she won a Google Focused Research Award for contributions in NLP. In 2014, she was awarded the title of DFKI Research Fellow, the highest honor for DFKI researchers. In 2019, Feiyu was selected by Forbes for their 2019 China List of Top 50 Women in Tech.