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Head of Big Data for Social Good at LUCA – Telefonica
Dr. Pedro A. de Alarcon is the team lead of Big Data for Social Good Projects in LUCA, the Telefonica Data Unit. His profile is a mixture of technical skills in the Data Science field with Business Development and Product Marketing. He has a Master Degree in Computer Engineering. In 2002 he obtained a PhD degree on Bioinformatics. His academic research on machine learning and content retrieval is supported by many publications in technical magazines and conferences. In 2003 he was one of the founders of Integromics, a successful startup that develops machine learning software for de Life Sciences. He joined Telefonica in 2007, with managing roles on innovation projects, product marketing and Data Science (Video Advanced Analytics).