Alberto Pascual is the Director of Data Science & Analytics at IDBS. He is a doctor in bioinformatics with long experience in data Science and biomedical/biopharma domains. Graduated in computer science, he received a PhD in bioinformatics from the Autonomous University of Madrid. After some postdoc period, he joined the National Center for Biotechnology, leading a bioinformatics research and core facility group. He also co-founded Integromics, a bioinformatics start up, in 2003. The company was acquired by PerkinElmer in 2014, when he served as a senior manager of AI and analytics innovation.