Team

 
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Jan Carbonell

akademy.AI CEO

Self-taught developer and former strategy consultant. His previous projects include an underwater augmented reality experience and a wearable to facilitate the navigation of the visually impaired from which he was nominated to MIT Under 35. He’s actively involved in the Barcelona Entrepreneurship Scene through Startup Weekend, Global Shapers and StartupGrind among others.

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Stephan Samson

Co-Founder & CMO

Multilingual and multicultural marketing veteran and serial-entrepreneur with a wide range of international experience, mostly in high-growth, disruptive digital businesses. He’s passionate about the combination of education and technology as a driver for meaningful change and positive impact on the world. When he’s not evangelising about AI and education, he can be found tending his garden or fighting plastic pollution, together with his wife and 3 children.

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Miguel Guerrero

Co-Founder & COO

Data Geek with extensive management experience in industrial and technology companies. MBA Graduate from HEC Paris and Wharton, with a track-record as entrepreneur for mission-driven initiatives. Passionate about how technology empowers everyone to achieve great things. In a quest to build a better tomorrow for his 3 children.

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Irene
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Marketing Lead

Scholar in "LaCaixa" Fellowship Program for postgraduate studies at Cornell Tech University in the Cognitive Science & Artificial Intelligence program. Worked and studied in Barcelona and in Boston. Passionate about the interaction between humans and machines. Trying to understand how Artificial Intelligence can shape our world for good.


 

Teachers

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Ramon Gras

Harvard University - Urban Innovation Researcher

City and Infrastructure Designer working on the urban innovation space.

Master in Design Engineering | Harvard University (2018)

MEng in Systems Engineering | MIT (2015)

MSc Civil Engineer & City Designer | BarcelonaTech (2010)

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Nicolás Pascual

Python Fundamentals

Graduated in software engineering and currently doing a master's degree in artificial intelligence. Worked as a full-stack developer at Betterplace, a data-driven startup that allows real estate agents to take informed decisions for their clients based on the best performing locations using artificial intelligence.

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Aleksandar Jevtić

Machine Learning & Deep learning

PhD in AI and Robotics, his research centers on human-robot interaction. He has worked in industry and academia on developing robots that can engage and assist the users, particularly in healthcare and assisted living. His projects include a social robot for patients with cognitive disabilities and a robot dressing assistant for people with reduced mobility. He is driven by innovation that can have a positive social impact.

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Alessia Mondolo

Machine Learning

Driven Data Scientist with a clear focus on analytics applications that leave a big impact. Solid skills in mathematics and algorithms, and good at communication and storytelling with data. Entrepreneurial-minded with good sense of how the use of data can add value. Also, highly interested in Machine Learning engineering tasks.

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Roberto Arrojo

Deep Learning

MSc student & entrepreneur, started a breast cancer AI based company at the age of 19 which received 240.000$ as economic support from Microsoft and IBM. Accelerated by Tetuan Valley and mentored in Business Administration by the IESE BS team. Right now he is collaborating with quantitative investment funds while he finishes his research in Efficient Neural Search Architecture in collaboration with UAM. He also loves chocolate.