Career Profile

Aiming to improve humanity through the development of disruptive technologies and the empowerment of others to do the same.

Experiences

VP of Operations, Latin America

2019 - Present
Fuse Machines, New York City

Responsible for AI Operations for Latin America at Fuse Machines building sophisticated Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems and generating data for AI systems that solve various consumer/business problems.


Founded in 2013, Fusemachines Inc. is a pioneer in the field of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence and is fueled by the research of its Founder/CEO Sameer Maskey (an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University teaching Machine Learning and AI for Business).

CTO and Co-Founder

2015 - 2019
Instacarro.com, Brazil

Co-founded Instacarro.com, leading the technology development from the idea to the creation of the largest C2B car marketplace in Brazil.


Oversee Instacarro’s Web, mobile and big data technologies development and also worked on the company’s product strategy.

Introduced isomorphic architectures, microservices and Web and mobile technologies that helped the company to rapidly scalate the operations

SVP and Co-Founder

2017 - 2018
Ravn, Cabarete

Developed technologies at Ravn, that can helps you live without banks.

SVP of Products

2015 - 2016
Lofty, New York City

Co-lead the migration from Magento to new Web technologies, making Lofty a trusted online marketplace for fine art, decorative art, and collectibles.

Sr. Engineering Manager

2001 - 2015
Claro, Santo Domingo

Created products that allowed Claro to shift from a voice service provider to a multi-service provider. The products I worked with increased Claro’s revenues by more than 1B dollars per year, increasing 2X the company’s revenues.

Automation Manager

1998 - 2001
AES, Santo Domingo

Involved in the instalation and operation of the automation systems in a 500+ Mega-Watts electric grid, that serves half of the energy in the Dominican Republic, managing to increase the country’s energy production capacity from a 20% (1998) to a 98%.

Achievements

Co-founded instacarro.com in Brazil and founded Cuyaya, Inc. in the US and currently I am developing Fuse AI Schools and an AI tech product to be announced very soon.

Advisor/Investor in a few Startups, some of which include RavnApp, Spaze, Vigihub, and Liv

Fuse AI - Co-developed and launched a platform globally that helps people to obtain an AI Micro Degree, in one year, to land a dream job.
Instacarro.com - Co-founded, developed and launched a platform in Brazil that helps car owners sell their cars in just 1 hour.
Ravn App - Helped launch the world’s first invisible & anonymous fully encrypted messenger app with Korrax-Stellar smart contract functionality.
Cuyaya - Created an AI device that can reduce 20% of household energy consumption.
Mi Santo Domingo - Created the first smart city app in Santo Domingo to make our citizens’ lives inherently better in some way, because the app creates the communications foundation between cities and residents.
Atarazana Labs - Advised +50 startups, in some cases helping to develop the tech products and to improve the unit economics. Also I have invested in a few ones.

Awards

Awarded by Forbes 30 promises of Central America in 2017.

Awarded by Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña with the highest honors in the engineering faculty in the cohort 2001.

News

TechCrunch - InstaCarro raises $22 million to tackle Brazil’s $50 billion used-car market.
Buchanan's - Onil Pereyra: El unicornio tecnológico que está innovando al país.
New York Times - ‘Tough Times,’ but U.S. Investor Bets on Latin American Start-Ups.
Silicon Cabarete - InstaCarro, una startup made in RD.
Tracxn - Soonicorn Club: Top Tech Startups In Brazil To Watch Out For

Skills & Proficiency

Abstraction of complex systems

Resilience

Critical thinking

Pattern matching

Leadership

Product development

Product Growth

Software Architecture

Goal Oriented

Long-term thinking