I'm Johannes Gontrum,
A software developer with a strong focus on natural language processing, deep learning, and entrepreneurship. My experience includes 4+ years in industry and over six years in research & academia. Currently, I'm working on my early-stage startup textcloud, supported by the Uppsala Innovation Center and a validation grant by Handelsbanken.
I enjoy working as a freelancer to help companies master their NLP and AI challenges. If you're interested in hiring me for consulting, research, or development, please reach out via email.Get in touch
Name Johannes Gontrum
Language Skills German (native) - English (fluent)
Location Uppsala, Sweden
Interests Entrepeneurship, Language Technology, Polaroid Photography
Education & Skills
Ethics in Artificial Intelligence
Master of Arts in
University of Potsdam
Bachelor of Science in Computational Linguistics
Software Development and Consulting - Freelance
Mid-level Developer for Computational Linguistics
Deep Learning in NLP (PyTorch)
DevOps (Docker, Serverless, bare-metal)
Examiner: Prof. Joakim Nivre.
Grade: Passed with Distinction.
Deep Contextualized Word Embeddings in Transition-Based and Graph-Based Dependency Parsing–A Tale of Two Parsers Revisited
Examiner: Prof. Alexander Koller.
Grade: Very Good.
2nd Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Computer-Mediated Communication
Fine-tuning Contextualized Word Embeddings for Dependency Parsing
Building Lightweight APIs with Connexion and Swagger
Introduction to NLP with spaCy
University of Potsdam.
Text-based Geolocation of German Tweets
2nd Workshop on NLP4CMC.
100k+ pulls on Docker Hub, 200+ Stars on Github.
Blog post published at Data Driven Investor about JWT authentication in the FastAPI framework.
First known combination of contextualized word-embeddings with a transition-based dependency parser.
PyTorch implementation of a transition-based dependency parser. Project for my Master's Thesis.
Greatly contributed in designing and implementing a recommendation engine while employed as a software developer at Retresco GmbH.
Blog post that explains how Airtable and AWS Lambda can be used to collect email addresses from your landing page visitors.