Héctor is part of the Knowledge Engine team at Google. His work focuses on maintaining and enhancing the Knowledge Graph—Google's massive knowledge base used to enhance search results with semantic-search information. His professional interests include Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Ontology-Based Data Access, and the development of responsible AI.
Prior to joining Google in 2015, Héctor was a Senior Research Scientist at Clark & Parsia (now Stardog), where he was responsible for maintaining the reasoning capabilities of their triplestore. Héctor holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Oxford. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Universidad de las Américas, Puebla with a B.Sc. in Software Engineering.