Management Team



 

PhD Antonio Valderrábanos

Madrid / San Francisco

Antonio has a long experience on how to use Deep Linguistic Analysis to solve business problems in the area of text analysis. His current focus is on how to exploit linguistic knowledge to improve machine learning and AI engines, to make them smarter and easier to train. Chatbots are an excellent example of this trend, where deeper linguistic knowledge is the middleware needed to create the next generation of conversational interfaces. He is also interested in new areas where computational linguistics can be revolutionary: Risk Management, Financial News Analysis, Lead Generation…

He started in R&D labs with IBM and Novell. Then he founded Bitext, a startup specialized in developing the most accurate multilingual text analysis engines in the market. Bitext works for the largest software and hardware companies in the world and is facing challenges around text analysis and how linguistic middleware can help in business scenarios.

Gus Garza

San Francisco

Gus is managing all aspects of our business in North America to include the evangelization of Bitext’s modern approach to multi-lingual text analysis for NLP & Chatbot environments. His mission is to develop deep relationships with existing customers and to create new markets in a variety of verticals with enterprises, partners, advisors and investors.

He is a highly accomplished leader with 15+ years of top performance in SaaS Sales, Marketing and Business Development. He is highly ambitious and driven, with a proven track record in building top sales teams and driving rapid scalability for companies. Gus is an accomplished technologist with a deep understanding in the CX & UX space coming from successful venture backed startups such as UserTesting, UserZoom & Narvar. He is skilled in vetting the needs of our customers in order to help them solve their top business challenges to ensure high growth and scalability.

 

Javier González

Madrid

Javier is in charge of developing and managing international growth. Prior to joining Bitext, Javier was Senior Director of International Sales and Business Development at Digimarc Corp. Having lead and managed different start ups in the IT industry, Javier brings more than 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and growth strategist. As an active fosterer of entrepreneurship and international business development, Javier is engaged with non-profit organizations and also holds various advisory roles in different tech companies.

Javier holds a postgraduate degree in Innovation Management from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and a Master in International Management from the French ESCP-Europe business school. He speaks multiple languages and has received multiple awards in recognition for his entrepreneurial achievements. In 2011 he was acknowledged as one of Europe’s top 40 under 40 leaders.

Tony Jimenez

Palo Alto

Tony is responsible for all aspects in our Global Marketing areas. His mission as CMO is to develop the brand marketing strategy, communications, social media, public relations, analyst relations, demand generation and events.

Equipped with over 15 years of experience as Vice President Marketing / Marketing Director including Marketing Communications, Inbound Marketing Branding, Business Strategy, Product Launches, and Strategic Initiatives. His strongest attributes are connecting and forming lasting business relationships, apart from being insightful to customer needs & objectives. Of all the adventures he has taken in this technological world, the biggest has been moving to Silicon Valley, where the best products are born. He has been there for 5 years. He is a Senior Consultant and participates in building big companies like Lightbee, Muwom, Ya.com (T-online) Terra Networks.

 

Josu Gomez

Madrid

Josu is a computational linguist with more than 15 years of experience in language technologies. He is an expert on the Basque language, one of the most challenging languages from a morphological and grammatical point of view. In the late 90s, he was involved in several pioneering public-funded research projects in the field of language technologies applied to Basque.

From the foundation of Bitext, Josu is the main coordinator between the sales team and the technical team. In the academic field, Josu has a Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics from Deusto University and has completed Computational Linguistics studies at a postgraduate level.

PhD Aurora Santa-Olalla

Madrid

Aurora has worked in the field of Spanish Language and Linguistics for over 20 years. She started out at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid with EUROTRA, an automatic translation project on the development of dictionaries. Later, she has participated in different projects related to language technologies at the Instituto Cervantes Oficina del Español en la Sociedad de la Información (OESI) and Alfonso X University. In addition to this, she worked for Google Spain as a linguistic data evaluator.

On the management side, she has been Academic Deputy Director of the Instituto Cervantes and Chief of Translation and Interpreting Studies in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Philology and PhD in Linguistics.

Luis Caloto

Madrid

Luis is a software engineer with extensive research experience in natural language processing applications. Since the late 80s, he has been involved in defense industry projects in NATO and has led numerous research and development projects in the fields of multimedia, telecommunications, electronic design, and defense and security electronics in several Spanish companies. He also has an extensive experience as project manager in European-Commission funded projects.

In the academic field, Luis has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

PhD Daniel Benito

Phoenix

Daniel manages the planning and engineering of our new text analytics solutions, building on Bitext’s Deep Linguistic Analysis platform.

bitext madrid offices

MADRID, SPAIN

José Echegaray 8, building 3, office 4
Parque Empresarial Las Rozas
28232 Las Rozas

san francisco bitext offices

SAN FRANCISCO, USA

541 Jefferson Ave., Ste. 100
Redwood City
CA 94063