Marco Bressan is Chief Data Scientist at BBVA and Chairman at BBVA Data & Analytics. This includes the promotion and development of data services, data-centric operations and analytical competencies within the group.
Prior to BBVA, Marco was Chief Innovation Officer, Transportation and Government for Xerox Corporation where he developed smart sensor systems, real-time public transit analytics and data-driven transportation solutions.
Marco was also responsible for the Services Innovation Laboratory at Xerox Research Centre Europe. Some of the key competencies within the lab were analytics and optimization, machine learning, social network analytics, ethnography, services computing and services economics.
As a researcher his background is in data science, statistical pattern recognition, machine learning and computer vision. Over 30 scientific publications, 11 patents and a number of new services and products are the result of his research work.
Dr. Bressan holds a BA in Applied Mathematics from the University of Buenos Aires, a M.Sc. in Computer Vision from the Computer Vision Centre in Spain and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.