David Quintana is an Associate Professor with the Department of Computer Science at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Spain. There, he is part the bio-inspired algorithms group EVANNAI. He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Finance from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE), a Bachelor in Computer Science from UNED and an M.S. in Intelligent Systems from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. His current research interests are mainly focused on applications of evolutionary computation and artificial neural networks in finance, economics and education.