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Gonçal Calvo
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Gonçal Calvo

Head of Innovation | BMAT (ES)

Gonçal Calvo is Head of Innovation at the music technology company BMAT, where he has worked for the last 9 years. Graduated as a Telecommunication Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, he holds a Master's Degree in Acoustics, Signal Processing and Computer Science applied to Music from the IRCAM Institute in Paris. At BMAT, he has coordinated the team in charge of developing the databases and music content management processes, with millions of works, audios and metadata that feed the company's services. He has been responsible for the technical integration of the hundreds of sources that connect to BMAT, including the majors (Sony, Warner, Universal) and the main digital distributors. More recently, as Head of Innovation, Gonçal coordinates BMAT's R+D+i projects in which technologies such as High-Performance Computing, Blockchain or Artificial Intelligence are investigated to improve the company's products and services. When he gets some time, he takes his beloved cello out of the case to refresh a Bach's Suite.