Dr. Victor Muntés-Mulero is a Research Staff Member and Vice President and Director of CA Labs Europe based in Barcelona. He is responsible for leading research in Europe that has the potential to impact the strategic direction of CA Technologies products and services. His duties include identifying opportunities within the company that can be transformed into research relationships performed in collaboration with university faculty and students.
Dr. Muntés-Mulero has more than 30 peer-reviewed research publications in the computer field, as well as an accepted patent presenting an invention to improve database management systems engines. He is also the author of a book titled “Genetic Query Optimization for Large Databases”, as well as two book chapters on data anonymization and graph database storage, respectively.
Prior to joining CA, Dr. Muntés-Mulero was an associate professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), where he performed research related to managing very large data volumes. Dr. Muntés-Mulero received his Ph.D in May 2007. His Ph.D studies were funded by IBM through its Center for Advanced Studies (Toronto, Canada), and were focused on very large join query optimization for relational databases. Besides his regular lecturing at UPC, he has also taught master courses related to relational database management systems and data stream processing and mining, at University of Reading (Reading, UK, 2003) and Pontifícia Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá, Colombia, 2011), respectively. Also, he has been the chair of two international workshops: PAVLAD (ACM First International Workshop on Privacy and Anonymity for Very Large Datasets), in conjunction with CIKM 2009; and UIM-GDB (University-Industry Meeting on Graph Databases), in 2011. Finally, he was one of the founders of Sparsity Technologies S.L., a spin-off started at UPC.