Alfonso Medela is a young physicist, data scientist and entrepreneur with a passion for Artificial Intelligence and healthcare. He is a specialist in medical imaging and few-shot learning.

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Alfonso Medela studied a Bachelor’s degree in Physics in the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU) and University of Groningen (RUG), where he finished the academic year with honors.

He was selected to take part in the Talentia programme, promoted by Bizkaia Talent, which is targeted at the students living in Biscay with the highest potential at the three Basque universities.

Alfonso worked in the technological consulting firm GFI, for the bank BBVA, as BI Analyst. He also worked in Tecnalia Research & Innovation applying machine learning, deep learning and computer vision methods to solve complex problems in the fields of agriculture, industry and healthcare. He specialized in training algorithms with few data, also known as few-shot learning, and in medical data.

Alfonso is co-founder and CTO of Legit Health, a startup that deploys computer vision and artificial intelligence algorithms for skin pathology diagnosis and follow-up.