Santiago’s brightest and best entrepreneurs took part in the first ever English Startup Weekend Santiago this weekend, with 11 new [...]
Sebastian RoblesManager of Google Apps Premium Services for Latin America at Google | LinkedIn
Sebastian Robles works for Google Enterprise where he is the manager of Google Apps Premium Services for Latin America. He worked for Google in Silicon Valley in a role with global responsibilities were he hosted hundreds of entrepreneurs from around the globe. Before moving to California, he was a Technology Fulbright Scholar for two years at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Engineering School. Previously, he worked for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Business, was a part-time professor at Universidad de Chile Business School and worked as Product Manager building desktop computers. Since 2002, Sebastian founded three business start ups. One of them failed and another one reached +US$1.5M in annual sales.
Wilson PaisSolution, Technology & Innovation Director at Microsoft Chile | LinkedIn
Wilson Pais is the Solution, Technology & Innovation Director at Microsoft Chile since 2008. In his 17 year’s career at Microsoft Corporation he has been in various Latin-American countries and played different technical, technological, solution architect and technology management roles related to the work with corporate clients, with the software development industry, with universities and research centers in each country (Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia). Before joining Microsoft he served as developer and architect of corporate solutions and development of systems in generation and electricity distribution companies and telecommunications in Uruguay. Previously he has been founder of several business startups in software development where he served as co-founder, developer, architect, and then Technology and Consulting Manager. His studies and academic interests are in basic sciences with a specialty in Mathematics. Speaker at international events in the Latin America Region on innovation, technology, entrepreneurship and IT value for companies and their businesses, as main topics.
Professor Nicole PinaudCommercial Engineer at Universidad de Chile | LinkedIn
Professor Pinaud holds a MBA at Simon School, University of Rochester, NY, USA. with concentration in Entrepreneurship and Competitive and organizational strategy. She is Commercial Engineer at Universidad de Chile and a certified professor by CORFO Chile and the University of Austin, Texas on Entrepreneurship.
She has consulting experience related to innovation, strategic planning and leading workshops on management skills to top management executives. Professor Pinaud strongly believes in practice, so she is an entrepreneur herself. She currently participates in several ventures related to education (including a high school), an angel capital group and a top management consulting company.
Marcelo Diaz BowenIncubaUC CEO | TwitterLinkedIn
Marcelo Diaz is the Manager of IncubaUC, a Chilean business incubator from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and Co-founder of Cometofood Chile S.A. Working as a serial entrepreneur Marcelo has 9 companies in his background, 3 of then failed. He was awarded with Avonni Prize 2012 as the Co-founder of Cometofood SA. He is one of the creators of the Geek Fantasy Camp and of the TV show El Domo, from Canal 13.