Alexandros Karatzoglou

Scientific Director, Telefonica Research



Alexandros Karatzoglou is the Scientific Director at Telefonica Research. His research focuses on Machine Learning. Alexandros received his PhD in Machine Learning from the Vienna University of Technology (TUWIEN). During his PhD he was a frequent visitor to the Statistical Machine Learning group at the ANU/NICTA in Canberra Australia. He has over 50 papers in the field and has won 3 best paper awards at the ACM RecSys and ECMLPKDD conferences. He is also the author of the core machine learning R package kernlab, and enjoys giving lectures on Machine Learning, Recommender Systems and Computational Statistics.