Our Management Team
Antonio Valderrábanos, Ph.D.
CEO & Founder
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.
Chief Strategy Officer
Palo Alto, California
Tony is responsible for all aspects in our Global Marketing areas. His mission as Chief Strategy Officer 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.
Daniel Benito, Ph.D.
Chief Product Officer
Daniel manages the planning and engineering of our new text analytics solutions, building on Bitext’s Deep Linguistic Analysis platform.
VP of Text Technologies
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.
VP of Engineering
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.
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