Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio
In this podcast Jesús talks with Isabel Fernández. Isabel is rector of the Alfonso X El Sabio University. Engineer and PhD in Computer Science. Isabel studied her at the University of Oviedo, where she began her professional career as a researcher and associate professor. Her research in the area of Artificial Intelligence focuses on machine learning for the construction of models of highly complex systems and consumer behavior based on the footprint of their interactions.
During her professional career, she has managed to develop her career by combining her contribution from the company and from the academic world. She has worked for companies such as ING Direct, American Express or Accenture, where she has directed the Applied Intelligence area for Iberia and Israel. In the academic area, she has been a professor at different business schools, director of the Polytechnic School of the European University of Madrid, general director and rector of the European University of the Canary Islands and rector of the European University of Madrid.
In the conversation with Jesus they talk about the moment that the artificial intelligence sector is living. Artificial Intelligence has left the research laboratories to make our society evolve by creating unlimited possibilities. Growing up with this unprecedented level of technology means that creativity and critical thinking are key skills not only for students to be successful, but also for society to prosper.