Arturo Calvo
Generative AI Lead | Engineering Manager | Solutions Architect


Arturo is a leader in the technology and innovation domains with an entrepreneurial attitude and a human-centric mindset. He has a background in Software Engineering and extensive experience developing people and delivering value for large organizations, academia and SMBs, having founded 4 startups himself. His research interests include Generative AI, Responsible AI and Web3.

He holds 3 leadership roles in Accenture Song, as Generative AI Lead in the Nordics, Head of Experience Platforms in the Nordics and Head of Digital Product Creation in Norway. As such he is responsible of three exceptional engineering departments that build human-centric solutions for world-class clients.

Early in his career he worked as a Software Engineer. In 2012 he became a full-time entrepreneur and founded three startups in the e-learning, dating and e-Commerce domains. After his last venture he joined Trinity College Dublin as a Senior Software Architect, where he led the development of research projects in the Artificial Intelligence field. He combined this role with a part-time CTO position in Sedicii, a WEF-awarded startup that provides identity verification services.

Among dozens of side-projects, Arturo has created a bedtime stories by AI app Fantasaur, the popular game Kobadoo, an ethical innovation framework, two cultural platforms for Spanish Embassies and three meetup groups. Among dozens of side-projects, Arturo has created two popular games, an ethics & innovation framework, two cultural platforms for Spanish Embassies and three meetup groups. In 2019 Arturo built a Generative AI that produced beautiful NFTs, becoming one of the best-selling AI Art collections on Opensea.

One of the milestones of his career was receiving the Medal of the Order of Civil Merit by H.M. King Felipe VI of Spain. Passionate about technology and entrepreneurship, Arturo is a recognized public speaker, lecturer in innovation programs and seed investor. In his free time you can find him practicing outdoor sports or devouring a good historical fiction book. He was a basketball referee for almost 20 years. Arturo speaks Norwegian, Spanish, English and French fluently.



  • "La Economía de los Robots". Instituto Cervantes. Los Ángeles (USA), 2023.
  • "Inteligencia Artificial y su impacto en la sociedad". Spanish Diplomatic School. Madrid (Spain), 2020.
  • "Generating art with AI". Dublin City University. Dublin (Ireland), 2020.
  • "Generating art with AI". Norwegian Computing Centre. Oslo (Norway), 2020.
  • "Generating art with AI". Software 2020. Oslo (Norway), 2020.
  • "Towards a more human AI". IAM North Symposium. Oslo (Norway), 2019.
  • "AI Ethics, a practical approach". IBM AI Norway. Oslo (Norway), 2019.
  • "Remagining work in the age of AI". Oslo Innovation Week. Oslo (Norway), 2019.
  • "Practicing Ethics in AI projects". Software 2019. Oslo (Norway), 2019.
  • "Ethics in Emerging Technologies". Digital Innovators Oslo. Oslo (Norway), 2018.
  • "The Business Value of Ethics". Ethics in R&D. Dublin (Ireland), 2018.
  • "Microservices Architecture & Message Queues". Google Developer Group. Trondheim (Norway), 2018.
  • "Ethics in Artificial Intelligence". Stavanger Data Science. Stavanger (Norway), 2018.
  • "The Future of Work with AI". Oslo International School. Oslo (Norway), 2018.
  • "Practicing Ethics in Emerging Technologies". European Tech Architect Summit. Madrid (Spain), 2018.
  • "10 lessons that shaped my career". Sci-Code React Bootcamp. Oslo (Norway), 2018.

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