Roboticist. AI and cybersecurity enthusiast. ROS evangelist.
Co-founder of Erle Robotics (acquired by Acutronic Robotics) and member of the spanish national robotics committee, Víctor Mayoral Vilches is an engineer specialized in robotics with experience leading research initiatives and projects in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence. Mayoral was selected as one of the ten most innovative individuals under 35 in Spain by the MIT Technology Review. He has two engineering degrees and worked in some of the most prestigious robotics centers such as the Micro BioRobotics center of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) or the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) developing the second generation of the Robot Operating System (ROS).
Nowadays Víctor acts as CTO of Acutronic Robotics where he manages the scientific and technological development of the company, acts as a technical advisor for several companies and holds the ISO national expert position representing Spain in new standards for robots. During the weekends, Víctor hacks robots and supports Alias Robotics.