metaphacts is a Germany-based company offering products, solutions and services for describing, interchanging and querying graph data, as well as a user-oriented open platform for visualizing and interacting with knowledge graphs.

The metaphacts team offers an unmatched experience and know-how around enterprise knowledge graphs for our clients in areas such as business, finance, life science, and cultural heritage. The metaphactory is our end-to-end platform to create and utilize enterprise knowledge graphs - from semantic graph data management to data-driven application development. Built entirely on open standards and technologies, our platform covers the entire lifecycle of dealing with knowledge graphs. As a main benefit our platform enables knowledge workers to create and gain meaningful insight into their data with one comprehensive software solution.

Dr. Peter Haase - CEO

Peter Haase
Peter has founded metaphacts in October 2014. He has 20+ years of IT experience, with 14+ years in semantic technologies, in academia as well as in industry. In 2006, Peter obtained his PhD from the University of Karlsruhe (now KIT) under the supervision of Prof. Rudi Studer. Lastly, he worked as Head of Research and Development at fluid Operations AG. Previously, he also worked for IBM in the Silicon Valley Labs in the development team of DB2, as well as for the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics. Peter has acquired and managed numerous large research projects and also led the development of commercial products and solutions in the area of semantic technologies.

Dr. Michael Schmidt - CTO

Michael Schmidt
Michael joined metaphacts as CTO in January 2015. He has profound expertise in the areas of semantic technologies and graph databases, information systems, and cloud computing. Michael holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Freiburg. Previously, Michael worked as Research Manager at IMC AG and as R&D architect at fluid Operations AG, where he was responsible for the acquisition and management of various large research projects on national and EU level, as well as the management of customer projects. Working as product manager for many years, he acquired profound knowledge in building data-driven semantic services and applications for both community and industry customers.


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