Raul is a strategic business and market development executive with an entrepreneurial attitude and demonstrated international experience in driving business strategy, business development, direct sales, partner programs, ecosystem development and solution innovation for global telecom and software companies. He has multi-cultural background with an international M.B.A and a MSc. in Astrophysics.
Now Raul is leading HSBC APAC Business Model Innovation team's development efforts and business strategy in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Building the next generation of conversational interfaces and products (chatbots, robo-advisors, voice-based assistants) using state of the art machine learning techniques (i.e. advanced Deep Learning models like contextual RNN-GANs) and frameworks. Created real and demonstrable innovation in the area of Natural Language Understanding (NLU) and Language Generation with several patents in the making. Bringing advanced conversational interfaces (chatbots) from prototype to full-scale product deployment.