Company / Club:

FC Barcelona

Position inside the Company/Club:

Data Scientist in Sports Science Department

Speaker Biography:

With a background in high scale software development and the application of Artificial Intelligence in multi-sensor data, Javier Fernández leads the process of making sense from tactical performance data. During the last two years at the F.C. Barcelona, he has been involved in a continuous process of mapping football concepts and the club's playing philosophy into actionable algorithms to gain better insights of the game. His main focus is to provide data-oriented tools to help club's specialized football analysts answer complex questions on individual and team performance.