Inma Martinez

Inma Martinez

AI Pioneer and Venture Partner

Deep Science Ventures

 A pioneer in the mobile and data analytics industries since the 2000s, Fortune and TIME have described Inma Martinez as one of Europe’s top talents in social engagement through technology, Red Herring ranked her among the top 40 women in technology, and FastCompany labelled her a “firestarter”.

After her career in Telecoms heading IP services strategy for Cable & Wireless in the 1990s, Inma was part of the core data team that created one of the first AI systems to personalize in real time the mobile WAP portals of the main European mobile operators and media companies. Her second company, Visual Radio Oy (Finland) was the pioneer of visual and music streaming on mobile devices and was acquired by Nokia in 2007. Since then, she has been behind the creation and launch of key technological innovations, both at startups and at large corporates worldwide creating products for IBM, HP, Nokia, LG and other technology corporations.

Since 2001 she has served as an independent technology advisor to the EU Technology Commission, recently participating as Big Data expert at the EU2016NL CIO summit and collaborating with various digital working groups across Europe. In 2010 she was appointed by the British government to serve as a spokesperson on technology development and entrepreneurship at the UK Trade & Industry Catalyst Programme.

Professionally, she is a Venture Partner at Deep Science Ventures, Imperial College’s tech-sciences innovation accelerator where she mentors data sciences and product innovation projects. She consults as a Data Scientist on data analysis projects that focus on human behavior modeling (BL), and the detection of anomalies affecting mindsets and attitudes, deploying ML and other methodologies, applying this to the creation of product innovation.

Inma’s most requested keynotes focus on the digital acceleration affecting Life, Work and Play, and how businesses should reorganize within to leverage from this transformational forces and be more innovative. In addition, she often presents new approaches to emerging sectors such as IoT, Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence deployed to create products and services.