Areas of Expertise
Internet of Things • Artificial Intelligence • Corporate Innovation
After 20 years in AI, Speech, Natural Language and UX, over 14 years of Executive Leadership and Market Strategy & extensive hands-on experience on Cognitive Computing & Intelligent Conversational Agents, Pilar envisions a world where smart, ubiquitous & multimodal conversational interfaces will improve the lives of billions of people; she’s proud to be one of the architects that will make this vision come true.
She has built and led high-performance teams with top talent, developed leading-edge Virtual Assistant technology and tools, successfully deployed disruptive solutions internationally, raised millions in venture capital, won multiple international awards and driven her company through a successful exit.
She is passionate about disruptive innovation, overcoming great business & technological challenges, and inspiring others to grow, lead and prevail. Her strong technical background together with an extensive business-intensive track-record and result-oriented focus have made her a strategic thinker, a big dreamer and a relentless go getter. She’s a big fan of lean and product-oriented development, inter-team coordination and value-driven organizations.
Her technical expertise ranges from Speech Recognition & Synthesis, to Natural Language Understanding, Multimodal Dialogue Management, Machine Translation and Language Technologies in general. She is particularly interested in Intelligent Conversational Agents, Cognitive Science, Machine Learning, Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Computing, Ambient Computing & Robotics.
Pilar Manchón - Multidimensional Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence at Work - Assist Workshop 2016
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