John Puentes holds a Master’s degree of Image Processing and Artificial Intelligence. He also holds a PhD in Signal Processing and Telecommunications, and the French Habilitation to Supervise Research. He worked as engineer, consultant, and project manager for international biomedical and telecommunications companies. He then moved to the Image and Information Processing Department at IMT Atlantique, where he is Full Professor and Researcher at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), after being researcher at the French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) for several years. His current research interests are machine learning, data and information quality analysis, knowledge extraction, and information processing.