Uli Köppen is Head of the AI + Automation Lab and Co-Lead of the investigative data team BR Data at German Public Broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk. In this role, she’s working with interdisciplinary teams of journalists, coders, and product developers. She and her teams are investigating AI and automation for algorithmic accountability reporting as well as using this technology for data-driven journalistic products. The teams are building on the lab experience to form strategy for using AI and automation for journalism. As a Nieman Fellow 2019, she spent an academic year at Harvard and MIT and she was part of Online News Association’s Women’s Leadership Accelerator 2022. Together with her colleagues, she has won national and international awards.