2019-2020 has been a very difficult academic year, impacted by the COVID-19 context. ESADE did a tremendous work by adapting their programmes and switching the academic activities to an on-line model …
about ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, MACHINE LEARNING, DATA SCIENCE, INNOVATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, BUSINESS, and SOCIETY.
Professor at ESADE Business School.
Academic Director, MSc in Business Analytics at ESADE.
Cofounder and Board Member of Strands, Inc.
More than 20 years creating AI companies.
Passioned about Artificial Intelligence in general, and Machine Learning in particular, Data Science, Recommender Systems and Internet business models. How will this Industrial Revolution change our economies, societies and lifes?
I am enthusiastic about teaching AI to undergraduate and master students. As Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once said: “Quand tu veux construire un bateau, ne commence pas par rassembler du bois, couper des planches et distribuer du travail, mais reveille au sein des hommes le desir de la mer grande et large”.
I enjoy participating in conferences and speaking at events for different audiences including AI specialists and business practicioners. I believe knowledge transfer to companies and society is a key element for reserchers. I am also enthusiastic about divulgation activities to spread AI awareness.
PUBLICATIONS AND PATENTS
My research work has been published in international journals and conferences. At companies, I have co-authored more than 18 patents and sold some of them to Apple, Inc. I also wrote a divulgation book on AI for the non specialist reader.
Helping companies to jump into the next Industrial Revolution based on Artificial Intelligence with more than 20 years of experience creating AI companies in the Retail and Fintech industries.
Consultancy projects in the area of Machine Learning, Recommendation Systems and Data Science in general. Experience in building complex software systems in startups and large corporations.
ADVISORY and MENTORING
Advisory work for startups and corporations on scientific guidance, Intellectual Property (patents) and innovation.
WORKSHOPS and SPEAKING EVENTS
Workshops and in-company training to help companies to think out-of-the-box in innovation topics.
Research projects within or in collaboration with companies on Machine Learning and Data Science.
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Very happy with the ranking from QS World University Rankings that is placing our master in business analytics number 8 worldwide. We are going to continue to work hard to improve the programme, so …
Webinar sobre #TransformacionDigital que he compartido esta semana con Julio Villalobos (Director Corporative @ ESADE) en el marco de las sesiones #StayConnectedEsade. Gracias por la conversación y …
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Muy agradecido al Profesor Jordi Planas Coll por su interés en mi trabajo. Gracias por la invitación a participar en este seminario por parte del Profesor Luis F. Aguilar, Director Fundador del …
In the Refresher Programme at ESADE, I have been invited to talk about Artificial Intelligence. My goal was to lower a little bit the expectations on what is/will be possible with AI since I think …
I have stepped down as CIO at Strands and accepted to be member of the Board of Directors to help the company from the strategic side. In September I started as Professor at ESADE Business School. I …