Research Analyst and Professor. Mr. Curto is an industry analyst with strong enterprise research and consulting experience. His expertise comprises Business Intelligence, Business Analytics and Big Data technologies and how they can be applied to solve business problems, improve decision-making and create data products. Main research topics include: Big Data, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Management, Data Center and Language Technologies. Before becoming an independent research analyst, Josep worked for IDC as a research analyst. He gives lectures at IE Business School, UOC (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) and U-Tad about Big Data, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence and Datawarehousing.