Johannes Filter (he/him)

Software Developer

Photo: Julia Bornkessel, CC BY 4.0

Johannes currently works on the DataSkop project. He is a full-stack developer, data analyst, and machine learning expert. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam. Before joining AlgorithmWatch, he built software in collaboration with the Open Knowledge Foundation to increase government transparency by providing free access to information (FragDenStaat, OffeneGesetze, verfassungsschutzberichte.de). Johannes developed and maintains several open-source libraries. His latest work is pd3f, a tool for extracting text out of PDF documents with the help of machine learning.