“Asking yourself, ‘What are you going to do about it?’ is the starting point of some amazing journeys.”
John is driven by a fascination for creating the right environment for companies to grow. He has channeled this passion in various roles from being part of the founding team of the first for-profit Gap Year company in the UK, which is now the largest in the world, to being the director of an Innovation Centre at Tec de Monterrey, one of Latin America’s most prestigious universities, where he co-developed innovation strategies for blue chip companies and budding entrepreneurs alike. In 2010 John and a team of students won the Cisco I-prize that identified a billion dollar idea that Bridges the Gap between Virtual and Physical Worlds.
He has lived and worked in 8 countries, loves visiting wild unexplored regions, relishes listening to live music and makes a kick-ass curry.
John is driven by a fascination for creating the right environment for companies to grow. He has channeled this passion in various roles from being part of the founding team of the first for-profit Gap Year company in the UK, which is no… more
“When you are experiencing a difficult moment, when everything looks dark…look back and see all the successes that you have had.”
Ricardo has been founding startups since he was 20, and has international experience and success. Ricardo founded Yumbling in 2011, a SOLOMO (Social-Local-Mobile) platform focused on leisure information that was acquired by Grupo Expansion (Time Inc.) in 2013. He led the growth and expansion of software startup JackBe in Mexico and Latin America, which was acquired by Software AG in 2013. Ricardo enjoys advising early stage startups and collaborating with other local entrepreneurs. He has been recognized by El Universal as one of the top seven innovative entrepreneurs in Mexico.
He is a soccer fan, and still enjoys playing it. While not working on a startup, he really loves to spend time his wife and two daughters.
Ricardo has been founding startups since he was 20, and has international experience and success. Ricardo founded Yumbling in 2011, a SOLOMO (Social-Local-Mobile) platform focused on leisure information that was acquired by Grupo Expansi… more
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