Speakers DTL 2018
Speakers – DTL 2018
Pedro de Alarcón
Pedro de Alarcon is Computer Engineer by the UGR and Doctor in bioinformatics by the UAM (Madrid) and CSIC.
Pedro has developed and exercised different skills in recent years, such as Data Science, Business Development and Digital Product Marketing.
His professional career began in the academic field with more than 15 publications and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the Centro Nacional de Biotecnología (CSIC) and San Diego Supercomputer Center (USA). In 2003 he was a founding partner and CTO of Integromics, a company recently acquired by Perkin Elmer and dedicated to data analysis in the field of bioinformatics, genomics, and proteomics. The software produced by this company was acquired by 7 out of the 10 most important pharmaceutical companies in the world and is used in a multitude of clinical trials. In 2007 he joined the Telefónica team as eHealth Product Manager of the product for remote management for chronic and rehabilitation patients. In 2013 he started coordinating the global television data analytics team. In 2016 he joined LUCA as a senior data scientist in the Big Data for Social Good and Sports Analytics unit, which he now directs.