Mr. Pedro Torres is Innovation Director, being responsible for managing the strategy making process at Vision-Box. Pedro is also in charge of European Affairs, coordinating all participations in major public funding programmes, as well as identifying, pursuing and managing Intellectual Property Rights opportunities.
Previously, Pedro was International R&D Coordinator at Portugal Telecom, he was involved in building and managing core international R&D alliances with industry and academia, and in devising and implementing the R&D strategy in close articulation with the business development roadmaps across the entire company. Moreover, he was responsible for managing and reporting international R&D projects in consortium and overseeing all PT participations in EU projects. Pedro has been in the ICT area for over 10 years and has managed different institutions’ participations in more than 10 FP7/H2020 projects for over 5 years, acting as coordinator for STREAMLINE, a Big Data project in H2020, before taking his position at Vision-Box.
Previously, he was a Research Fellow at Goldsmiths College, University of London, working for over two years on Knowledge Representation and Automated Reasoning in the FP7-funded TA2 project (http://www.ta2-project.eu) delivering videoconference to the home and in attracting funding to the group via grants. Before that, Pedro was a Research Associate at Imperial College London. His research covers the areas of Machine Learning, Automated Reasoning, Computation Creativity and Social Video.
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