André Martins is the VP of AI Research at Unbabel, a research scientist at Instituto de Telecomunicações, and an invited professor at Instituto Superior Técnico in the University of Lisbon. He received his dual-degree PhD in Language Technologies in 2012 from Carnegie Mellon University and Instituto Superior Técnico. His research interests include natural language processing, machine learning, deep learning, and optimization. He received a best paper award at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) for his work in natural language syntax, and a SCS Honorable Mention at CMU for his PhD dissertation. He is one of the co-founders and organizers of the Lisbon Machine Learning Summer School (LxMLS).