People 2017-07-19T15:28:16+00:00

meet the team

Laura González-Estéfani
Laura González-EstéfaniFounder & CEO
Laura spent nearly nine years with Facebook in various roles supporting overall growth strategies. Laura to lead the Growth, Mobile & Partnerships team for Latin America, spearheading the Internet.org and connectivity initiatives from Silicon Valley and later Miami. Before Facebook, Laura held management roles at eBay, Siemens and Ogilvy Group and co-founded Esplaya.com, the first international beach tourism digital platform.
Clara Bullrich
Clara BullrichCO-Founder
Managing partner for Guggenheim Partners Latin America/LJ Partnerships, a leading independent, privately-held multi-family office with assets under management of $5 billion dollars. Guggenheim has branches in Miami, London, Geneva, Lisbon, The Isle of Man, Neuchatel and Hong Kong.

Victor J Servin

CTO

worked in tech & telco for the last 17 years, from software development to lead digital transformation. I always leverage a good mix of technical and business knowledge, finding the right balance between clean & cutting edge solutions, with business feasibility

Santiago Canalejo

COO

passionate about working on different business cultures, bringing together European and Pan-American ways of understanding business and leading people towards common goals.

Juan Ramiro

VP, Engineering EMEA

industrial engineer passionate about what technology can bring to businesses. Previous to theventurecity i founded my own tech consultancy firm where i helped other companies on their digital transformation.

Guillermo Cortina

VP, Bank

Multilingual Senior Executive with significant experience in strategy development, mergers & acquisitions (M&A), private equity, strategic investments, structured deals, sales and marketing, debt and equity capital markets, securities trading, hedging, risk management, and finance.

Elisa Rodriguez-Vila

Director Miami Campus

I am passionate about the power of art and creativity, together with entrepreneurship, to change and improve communities. 

Patricia de Loro

CPO, Laboratory

early digital pioneer. With over 16 years digital product and strategy, I am passionate about creating experiences that drive strong revenues and great customer service. I am a Telecommunications engineer, IESE International MBA and MIT Innovation Program

Jimena Zubiria

VP, University Americas

my passion is helping individuals grow personally and professionally through continuous learning, development, and support.

Borja Zamacola

VP, Studio

16 years of experience as a Director in NECK & NECK, a Spanish Leading Retailer in Kids clothing with more than 200 shops in 16 different markets. Leading various departments in the company as Growth, Marketing, and Digital. Member of the Board of Directors.

Carlos Montes

VP, University - EMEA

developed my carreer in international environments with special focus in the Marketing área where I covered several disciplines.

Our Ambassadors

Adriana Cisneros
Adriana CisnerosCEO and Vice Chairman of Cisneros
Adriana is also President of the Fundación Cisneros, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving education in the region and Co-chair of Endeavor Miami.
Eduardo Montes
Eduardo MontesPresident at UNESA
Eduardo also held several positions at Alcatel, GEC Alstom and Siemens where he was Chief Executive Officer for Spain and member of the Executive Board of Siemens AG.

Mentors & Coaches