About us

We’re a group of people with a passion for cutting edge technology, mutual learning and innovative problem solving. We strive to bring the opportunities that Artificial Intelligence offers to the financial industry.
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How we are: BBVA AI Factory’s DNA

BBVA AI Factory is a development center within BBVA

BBVA AI Factory is the global development center where BBVA builds the Artificial Intelligence capabilities. We work to respond to the bank’s priorities, while also seeking to ensure that the impact of AI reaches the entire organisation.

We produce data products

Our mission is to create new products based on Artificial Intelligence that make banking easier for our customers or improve the way we work.

We are committed to the positive impact of AI

We therefore believe in the development of AI that takes into account aspects such as bias mitigation, fairness and the ethical and secure usage of information.

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BBVA AI Factory becomes an internal BBVA unit

As of June 2023, BBVA assimilates AI Factory within the internal structure of the bank's Data division. This way, BBVA reinforces its commitment to the development of new solutions based on data and Artificial Intelligence.

Best Workplace for Innovators, according Fast Company

BBVA AI Factory Ranks No. 1 in the category of Small Companies and No. 40 in the overall Fast Company’s Fourth Annual ranking of the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, thanks to innovation initiatives such as "Program X" and its commitment to diversity.

From BBVA Data & Analytics to BBVA AI Factory

In 2021 we take a further step in consolidating the AI Factory space within the bank. BBVA Data & Analytics SL becomes BBVA AI Factory SL, a new company within the BBVA Group.

Shaping the AI Factory

We move to new offices where a multidisciplinary group of people starts to work together as one team, with the aim of building global data products and services within the banking sector.

Technology Project of the Year, by The Banker

The Financial Times’ The Banker magazine awards us with their Technology Project of the Year award in the category of Risk Management.

We opened the debate on Recommender Systems

In early 2018 we organise an unconventional gathering of artists, public servants, designers and creators to explore the implications of Recommender Systems (RecSys).

BBVA Data & Analytics set-up

BBVA Data & Analytics is born with the purpose of placing technology at the forefront of our activity - not solely as an enabler or support function - and to sell non-financial products from a financial institution.

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Avenida de Manoteras, 44, third floor
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Frequently Asked Questions

No, AI Factory is a global BBVA hub specialized in the development of AI-based solutions. In fact, our work consists of developing the bank’s big bets based on data and Artificial Intelligence.
At AI Factory we are more than 200 professionals working in multi-disciplinary teams that comprise data scientists, ML engineers, solutions architects, data analysts, and product, design and business experts.
No. At AI Factory we work specifically on BBVA’s transformational projects based on Artificial Intelligence