Dr. Svetla Boytcheva has a PhD in Computer Science (in the field of Machine Learning and NLP) and MSc in Mathematics from Sofia University, Bulgaria. Her current position in Sirma AI (trading as Ontotext) is a Senior Research Lead, that includes responsibilities for conducting research and prototypes development for scientific projects of the company. Currently, she is also an Associate Professor of Computer Science in the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. She has a long track of computer science courses teaching more than 30 years at several universities. She is currently also adjunct Professor at Sofia University and New Bulgarian University, where she is teaching Semantic Technologies and Artificial Intelligence courses. Her current research interests include different aspects of Artificial Intelligence and Biomedical Informatics – machine learning, data mining, big data analytics, natural language processing, health informatics, and semantic knowledge graphs. She has authored 10 books and more than 100 scientific papers. She gained experience in participating in several national and EU funded research projects.