Dr. Richard Oberdieck

Technical Account Manager – EMEAI

Richard Oberdieck is a Technical Account Manager at Gurobi Optimization. He obtained his BSc and MSc degrees from ETH Zurich in Switzerland (2009-2013), before pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London, UK, which he completed in 2017. In his PhD, he worked on a special class of optimization problems called multi-parametric programming problems, where he discovered fundamental new properties related to these problems, as well as implemented them in a software toolbox. After using his knowledge in mathematical modeling and optimization in the space of renewable energies at the world leader in offshore wind energy, Ørsted A/S, he is now helping companies around the world unlock business value through mathematical optimization as a Technical Account Manager for Gurobi Optimization, LLC.

He has published 1 book, 21 papers and 2 book chapters, has an h-index of 11 and was awarded the FICO Decisions Award 2019 in Optimization, Machine Learning and AI. In his private life, Richard enjoys basketball, traveling and barbeque-ing.