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. Bitext is a startup specialized in developing the most accurate multilingual text analysis engines in the market. At Bitext, we work for the largest software and hardware companies in the world and we like challenges around text analysis and how linguistic middleware can help in business scenarios. er to train.

Andrew Paulsen

San Francisco

Andrew is responsible for all aspects of running our business in North America.

His mission is to develop strong relationships with our customers, partners, advisors, and investors and to use customer development methodologies to identify new markets, applications and verticals for our technology.

Andrew has over 15 years experience in the text analytics industry and has had the privilege of collaborating closely with some of the worlds most talented software development teams. Software licensing is his passion and he has licensed the technology to companies such as Adobe, Airbnb, Apple, Autodesk, Dropbox, EMC, Google, HP, LinkedIn, McAfee, Microsoft, Oracle, Pinterest, Salesforce, Symantec, Yahoo and Yelp.

Andrew has participated in two IPOs, sold his startup to a Fortune 500 company, lead a two sales teams in New York City, opened three sales offices in San Francisco and one in London. He enjoys doing business internationally and has worked with companies in Europe, China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia and Singapore.

 

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. Strongest attributes are connecting and forming lasting business relationships. 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 on 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 Degree in Linguistics from Deusto University and has completed Computational Linguistics studies at 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 automatic translation project on the development of dictionaries. Later, she has participated in different projects related to language technologies from the Instituto Cervantes Oficina del Español en la Sociedad de la Información (OESI) and Alfonso X University. Recently, she has worked for Google Spain as 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 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 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.

Advisors

Zubin Chagpar

London

Zubin has over fifteen years of experience working in technology and management for Silicon Valley based companies including Google, VeriSign and Exodus (now CenturyLink). He also was the managing director of the Spain Tech Center, a Spanish government sponsored startup and SME incubator in San Francisco, USA and has made several investments in startups in Europe.

Today Zubin is responsible for Amazon Web Services’ public sector business in the Middle East and Africa. In addition to his role at Amazon, Zubin also is an adjunct professor at IE Business School where he teaches rapid prototyping and market validation. He is also a faculty advisor at Wharton Business School.

Ignacio Fonts

Barcelona

Ignacio has spent most of his career as a senior executive of the multinational Hewlett Packard where he worked 25 years and became Vice President of several businesses both in Spain and the USA where he spent 4 years.

Today he has fixed his residence again in Spain and he is currently Managing Partner and CEO at Inveready Technology Investment Group, one of the more successful venture capital funds in Spain with investments in Seed projects both in Biotech and IT. During the last couple of years, Inveready has sold companies in their portfolio to the likes of Intel Capital, Symantec, Javelin Partners, SmartBear or Ibercom.

 
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