Delivered digital transformation projects for clients that generated them $10M-$500M of incremental revenue, covering digital strategy, product development, technical architecture.
Co-invented software solution that developed $100M+ in sales pipeline, with patents obtained.
Served as delivery lead for 10+ projects ($250k - $10M engagement value each), with multiple scrum teams of ~ 30 engineers, designers, and product managers.
Created solutions for clients using design thinking and agile methodologies to deliver products in 4-6 months, with some of the product/service launched are used by 10M+ users.
Achieved consistent record of delivering on time and obtaining excellent client ratings.
Led client-facing relationships, change management, engagement financials, technical architecture direction, and engagement personnel.
2009 - 2015
Multiple Entrepreneurial Ventures
CTO/Co-founder, VP of Business Development
Miami, FL | San Francisco, CA | Ann Arbor, MI
Secured $2M+ for a startup through the development of the first product iteration.
Provided technical leadership and drove operational execution to create technical platforms for startups in the fin-tech, telecommunications, and social networking spaces.
Attracted top technical talent to build products and worked with senior executive teams to articulate the strategic plan.
Acted as spokesperson in trade shows (ITEXPO), with published articles. Achieved membership at a leading industry association (TEMIA) for one of these ventures.
2008 - 2009
Director of Strategy and Business Development
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Drove the regional strategic process for Latin America, improving regional revenue (from $990M, 7.8% in 2009 to $1.5b, 11.8% in 2010, $1.7b, 12.1% in 2011) and inorganic growth.
Consolidated the regional strategy and governance process and improved best practices.
Led the 2009 and 2010 Strategy Summits for regional strategy definition.
2001 - 2008
Business Development Manager, Finance Manager, Global R&D
Shanghai, China | Sao Paulo, Brazil | Detroit, MI
Led a portfolio of growth initiatives for the region (22 new projects with ~$3B in revenue).
Generated and tracked revenue growth initiatives for the Asia-Pacific region, including joint ventures and development of new in-house businesses, with a target of $7B revenue.
Leveraged team, resources, and processes in the organization to push projects to completion.
1995 - 1999
Partner | Co-founder
Started and developed a profitable firm which provided I/T consulting and services.
Designed the Y2K-compliance plans for a major financial corporation, led the client's I/T team (30+ people) in the implementation. Client did not have any Y2K-related business disruption.
Developed Executive Information, Decision Support and Work Management Systems for Colombian National Road Agency to support the administration of a US$200 million budget to maintain the national road infrastructure.
Managed a US$ 0.5 million contract with the Colombian government to provide on-line Internet presentation of electoral statistics and results during National Presidential Elections of 1998.
1991 - 1995
Apple Colombia (CDM)
Product Manager (MarCom)
Supported dealers and key customers after new product launches
Rapid progression from initial role as support engineer to a public-facing role with responsibility for product launches