I use qualitative and quantitative data to understand human needs, then I propose technological solutions to address them.

Entrepreneur, Executive Leader and Research Engineer focused on Technology Strategy, Innovation, UX & HCI.

Professional Experience

  • Since 2018 European Institute for Participatory Media, Germany
    Senior Researcher and Research Product Manager
    We are pursuing research, planning and implementing  IoT digital products aimed at helping people improve their relationship with the usage of energy (water/electricity) to improve people's lives and the environment. We work with a distributed network of researchers, developers and engineers across Europe.
  • 2017 on Paternity Leave (and improving my German)
  • 2016 Apps 4 Gaps GmbH, Germany
    Chief Technology Officer
    We are building an iOS App for real time micro-reviewing
  • 2012- 2015 City of San Luis Potosí, México
    Chief Information Officer of the City Government
    I led the technological innovation to improve the Citizens' Experience
  • 2014-2015  Startup Lab MX, México 

    Co-FounderWe are a consulting company and high-tech incubator dedicated to promoting the development of start-up companies
  • 2011-2013  Mexican Association of Human Computer Interaction, México
    Founder and President
    We are an NGO dedicated to promoting Human Computer Interaction in Mexico
  • 2009-2012  Universidad Politécnica de San Luis Potosí, México
    Assistant Professor
    I pursued research on User Experience and Human Computer Interaction; I lectured on Human Computer Interaction, Creativity, System Development and OOP.

Other Information

Academic Formation

  • 2005-2009   PhD in Human Computer Interaction
    University College London (UCL), UK
  • 1999-2001   Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering
    Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
  • 1996-1999   Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering
    Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, México