The Spotlight is On: Rubén Guerrero Ramírez
At Cien, we’re lucky to have a diverse, talented and passionate team! In this series, we meet a Cien team member to ask them what it’s like to work at an AI-first startup.
This week we meet Data Scientist Rubén Guerrero Ramírez.
Where are you from and what brought you to Barcelona?
I’m a native of Barcelona, but if I weren’t from here I really think I would have ended up in Barcelona anyway. It is a great place for techies, good sightseeing, and good food.
Why did you join Cien?
I love flexible environments. This could seem incompatible but this is what Cien offers to their employees: a place where you can develop your professional skills fully while working with autonomy and without ties. I discovered after joining that I have that here. Also I’m surrounded by great people.
Describe your role in four words.
Make the data speak.
What’s the best thing about your job?
I can’t get bored. The way we implement artificial intelligence is not something that has a singular process. In fact, it’s a more creative and outside-of-the-box approach than people would expect.
What have you learned since you’ve joined Cien?
I’ve learned how to pair my technical abilities with the business world, specifically in the sales field where I have improved my knowledge a lot.
In your opinion, are the developments in AI going to take our jobs?
I’m sure they will in some fields. This has happened several times throughout history. Technology creates and destroys routine jobs. An example is the development of tractors in the last century that has replaced traditional farmers, but that also allowed for a rise in the services sector. It’s not about the jobs AI is going to take, it’s about the jobs AI will inspire.
How do you apply Cien’s core values in your day to day work?
Being a team player. I combine my skills with all the coworkers’ knowledge to give my best in my role. As Aristotle said, ‘The whole is greater than the sum of its parts’.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
It was in high school when I had a teacher who once told me: ‘You can worry about your problems, but they aren’t going to be solved if you don’t act on them.’