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
    http://www.eipcm.org
    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
    http://www.wandr-app.com
    Chief Technology Officer
    We are building an iOS App for real time micro-reviewing
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  • 2012- 2015 City of San Luis Potosí, México
    http://www.sanluis.gob.mx
    Chief Information Officer of the City Government
    I led the technological innovation to improve the Citizens' Experience
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  • 2014-2015  Startup Lab MX, México 
    http://www.startuplab.mx

    Co-FounderWe are a consulting company and high-tech incubator dedicated to promoting the development of start-up companies
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  • 2011-2013  Mexican Association of Human Computer Interaction, México
    http://www.amexihc.org
    Founder and President
    We are an NGO dedicated to promoting Human Computer Interaction in Mexico
  • 2009-2012  Universidad Politécnica de San Luis Potosí, México
    http://www.upslp.edu.mx
    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