Thomas studied economics and holds a Ph.D. in statistics and econometrics. From this work, Thomas learned to deal with complex systems and the strengths and limits of statistics. He worked as a management consultant at McKinsey for 18 years, finishing as a senior partner and location manager of the Polish office. He was a co-leader of the European Insurance Practice. For the last 5-7 years he studied linguistics, developed the basis for Kauz' current NLU-engine, and founded Kauz in 2016. Kauz has a dual mission: to build the best NLU-software for our customers, and to make significant contributions to the development of friendly AI.