BOARD DIRECTOR · ADVISOR
Technology Innovation · Transformation - Machine Learning & AI · Corporate Development · International Expansion · Venture Capital & Private Equity Investment · Diversity & Sustainability
Entrepreneur · YPO
Member of the Young Presidents' Organization - YPO - a worldwide non for profit association of leaders and entrepreneurs.
Electrical & Electronic Engineer · GSMP post-grad at University of Chicago Booth School of Business & IE Business School · ELPP Berkeley's University Center for Technology & Entrepreneurship.
Mentor & Advisor at Singularity University Ventures & Berkeley's Center for Technology & Entrepreneurship.
Independent Board Director at Arowana International, a PE and fund & assets management company (ASX:AWN) and VivoPower (NASDAQ:VVPR).
Advisory Board member at Alicorn, a venture fund investing in Series C to E, pre - IPO companies with $1Bn Valuations (Unicorns).
Board Director & Investor at BigML Inc, a Machine Learning as a Service platform US company.
Co-founded Naiss.io, a venture capital & advisory boutique in Palo Alto, focusing on technology start ups and early stage companies.
Investor & Advisor at MyPark Inc, smart IoT parking platform and
Optimizing Mind LLC, a Palo Alto start-up working on neuroscience based Deep Learning for xAI (Explainable AI).
____________________Two decades of corporate experience in the mobile industry: in my latest tenure I worked as EVP and Managing Director for BlackBerry. Joined BlackBerry back in 2007, overseeing SouthWest territories in EMEA. Moved to US to head LATAM north markets. Previously, I spent 9 years at Nokia in different roles, sales & marketing and operations.
Received Nokia Circle of Excellence award back in 2005.
Faculty member at Financial Times Corporate Alliance & IE Business School, regular contributor to CNBC and CBinsights in USA and author at publishing house Plataforma Editorial.
· Palo Alto · California · USA ·