Denny Vrandečić

Wikimedia Foundation
Head of Special Projects


Denny Vrandečić is Head of Special Projects at the Wikimedia Foundation, leading the development of Wikifunctions and Abstract Wikipedia. He is the founder of Wikidata, co-creator of Semantic MediaWiki, and former elected member of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. He worked for Google on the Google Knowledge Graph. He has a PhD in Semantic Web and Knowledge Representation from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Talks and Events

Keynote: The Future of Knowledge Graphs in a World of Large Language Models

Regulatory complexity is causing a heavy burden on financial institutions, especially when markets expect more rapid innovation to serve its needs. Meanwhile, regulators keep placing more and more expectations to protect the financial, economic and social systems. Despite AI’s great strides in text processing, the compliance burden stands to benefit the most from simpler, structured ways of encoding and sharing knowledge that fills the gap of modern risk-based, implementation-specific approaches.