Luis Sanz, COO and Co-Founder of Olapic
On Air: June 9, 2015
Based in Olapic’s New York headquarters, Sanz serves two roles as Chief Operating Officer and as the head of technology and product development. Sanz’s deep technical background fueled the development of Olapic’s proprietary predictive algorithm, Photorank™ that analyzes more than 45 different aspect of an image to determine the likelihood an image has to trigger a purchase. Raised in Zaragoza, Spain, Sanz earned a Master’s Degree in electrical engineering from University of Zaragoza, completing a thesis in Active Noise Control using Machine Learning. Sanz also holds an MBA from Columbia University in New York, where he co-founded Olapic in 2010. Prior to founding Olapic, Sanz was a consultant for Accenture, working for aerospace/defense projects in Europe and also worked for Ericsson, responsible for all support teams for the Billing Gateway and Service Provisioning departments across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Sanz and his Olapic co-founders have been recognized with several awards including the Emmanuel Lang Award for Entrepreneurship and the E-cademy Award. Sanz is sought after by media and conference for his expertise in image recognition and digital imaging technologies.