|Technical University of Catalonia, Ph.D.||2004|
|Technical University of Valencia, 5-year degree||1996|
Francisco J Martin is a passionate scientist-entrepreneur who has created three Artificial Intelligence related companies.
In 1999, Francisco founded iSOCO-Intelligent Software Components, SA. iSOCO specializes in business solutions built on top of Artificial Intelligence and pioneered research and applications of semantic web technologies. In 2003, he stepped down to seek new challenges.
In 2004, Francisco founded Strands, Inc. Strands is a leading developer of recommendation and personalization technologies. Strands pioneered research and applications of social recommendation technologies in several domains (music, videos, personal finance, sports, etc). In 2010, he stepped down to seek new challenges.
In 2011, Francisco co-founded BigML, Inc to unleash the power of machine learning as a service. BigML is creating the simplest, easiest-to-use and most seamless-to-integrate Machine Learning cloud-based service.
Francisco holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence with highest honors from Technical University of Catalonia and a five-year degree in Computer Science from Technical University of Valencia. He worked on his Ph.D. at the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute of Spanish Council for Scientific Research. He has been a visiting researcher at the School of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath in the United Kingdom and at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University.