Regina Llopis Rivas is Grupo AIA’s founding member, President and CEO.

Regina holds a Degree in Mathematics from the University of Maryland with High Honors. Master of Science and PhD in Mathematics Applied to Artificial Intelligence from University of California Berkeley. Also holds Diploma in Senior Management PADE Program IESE Business School, Barcelona. Academic Positions in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas. Visiting professor at the Mathematics Department of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, at the IBM Research Center, IBM-UAM, Madrid and short stage visit at the Universidad Católica of Chile. Responsibilities on multinational Global Teams on Software Engineering for Industrial Control Projects and  others.

Partner and Director General of the University of Barcelona Science Park (1998 -1999).

Member of the Boards of holding companies which she has designed and created such as the subsidiaries: EleQuant, EleQuant Inc. (US) since 2001, Gridquant Inc. (US) since 2012, MAIA (México) since 2004, AIA and participated R & R Music Limited.

She has created and maintained permanent commercial relationships with some of the top leaders of targeted sectors Financial, Energy, Telecom in Spain. Initiates exports the energy line with Pacific Gas and Electric Company in San Francisco California with about 20 million customers, Federal Electricity Commission, the owner and operator of the national grid in Mexico, one of the largest in the world that provides electricity to a population of 100 million. Regina is leading his team expansion in the global market.

Awards and Recognition :

1972. – Special Award Academic Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, USA

1972. – BA with High Honors and Honors in Mathematics, University of Maryland.

1980. – Rise Contest Added Assistant Professor (July 1980).

1984. – Rise Contest Added to Associate Professor (June 1984).

1996. – Chosen by Marquis “Who’s Who” Thirteenth edition.

2004. – Granted the Award “John Bufí” by the Bufí and Planas Foundation on the category of Entrepreneur or Manger that has been innovative in a real  joint participation with its employees. Having them as a goal of its efforts even going through personal risks.


Antoni Trias Bonet is a founding member of Grupo AIA, Vice President of R & D and CTO.

Antoni Ph.D. in Physics in 1974 from the University of Barcelona. 1974-1976 Postdoctoral the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory of the University of California. Professor of Theoretical Physics at the Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas until 1985. Visiting Professor: State University of New York at Stony Brook (invited by Nobel Laureate Professor CN Yang), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and the Institute of Physics of Montevideo (Uruguay).

Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in 1986. Author of over 50 research papers, has led many master’s and doctoral theses among which are:

  • Trias, R. Gambini, Non-Parametric Strings, Phys. Lett. B, Vol. 200, Iss. 3, pp. 280—284 (1988).
  • A Trias, F. Yndurain, Exact solution of the Bethe lattice with long-range interactions: Application to a Heisenberg ferromagnet, Phys. Rev. B28, pp. 2839—2844 (1983).
  • Trias, R. Gambini, Geometrical origin of gauge theories, Phys. Rev. D23, pp. 553—555 (1981).

Under his leadership during the 25 years in innovation AIA has developed a series of algorithms suitable for solving a wide variety of highly complex industrial problems. The key to this success has been its ability to combine mathematical modeling techniques and theoretical physics optimization algorithms and artificial intelligence techniques, and applying them effectively in the industrial world.

Some of its key algorithms include the following patents:

First and second generation of expert systems

2011.-  U.S. Patent No. 8,063,295 B2, Method and System for Video and Film Recommendation. November 2011 (Media).

2011.-  U.S. Patent No. 8,053,659 B2, Music Intelligence Universe Server. November 2011 (Media).

2011.-  U.S. Patent No. 7,982,117 B2, Music Intelligence Universe Server. July 2011 (Media).

2011.-  U.S. Patent No. 7,979,239 B2, System and Method for Monitoring and Managing Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution Networks. July 2011 (Energy).

2009.- U.S. Patent No. 7,519,506 B2. System and Method for Monitoring and Managing Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution Networks. April 2009 (Energy).

2006.- U.S. Patent No. 7,081,579 B2. Method and System for Music Recommendation. July 2006 (Media).

Also as a supervised learning products (EVA) and unsupervised (ADAN).


Carlos López Ullod is the General Manager of Grupo AIA.

Carlos López Ullod (Barbastro, 1971), holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from the University of.Zaragoza (1998).He started his Innovation career as Project and Technological solutions consultant in Grupo AIA. As part of the management team since 2002, he shared commercial and technological responsibilities in this field. In 2007 led these activities at the technological center Barcelona Media (currently merged by Eurecat) as the Technological and Technology Transfer Director. In 2014, he was reincorporated to AIA to create a new line of business dealing with Big Data analytics along with the General Director and to define the company´s strategic planning and structure under this new scenario for the next years. Since October 2017 he is the General Manager of Grupo AIA.

His experience in Grupo AIA and Barcelona Media has allowed him to forge bonds with the industry (in the financial, energy and media mainly) and universities and research institutions.


Carles Vericat Alemany is the Business Development Director of Grupo AIA.

Carles has a degree in Computer Science from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (1992) and MBA from Universidad Pompeu Fabra (1998). Worked in Grupo AIA since 1992, he has been involved in different business areas ranging from technical activities at the beginning to management and business development more recently.It is worth mentioning his contribution to the Energy, Internet, Telecommunications, Banking, Insurance, Innovation and Health areas.

His objective has always been to transfer advanced technologies and methodologies developed by Grupo AIA to sectors where they could have a real impact. Since 2014 he is the Business development Director, focusing on the company´s growth based on the application of Big Data analytics and new business models and customers service relationship.