Are you interested in starting a company, looking for your co-founder or learning more about the founder’s life? If so, join us for a Latinx Technologists Initiative (LTI) webinar with technical and non-technical founders that will help demystify how to find a technical co-founder.
The objective of the HBS Latinx Technologists Initiative (LTI) is to expose the Latinx community to impactful roles in technology while creating a network of Latinx innovators who make a difference in the world. #juntoswerise
Participants must register by 5PM on February 28th to receive details on joining the discussion. The Zoom link will be sent out 24 hours before the event.
Please note that no refunds will be issued.
CEO & Co-Founder, Caribu
Maxeme (Max) Tuchman is the CEO and Co-Founder of Caribu, an interactive video-calling platform that helps kids have virtual playdates with family and friends when they cannot be physically together. Caribu is one of Apple’s 15 “Best Apps of 2020,” one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions, made Fast Company’s list of World Changing Ideas, was named one of the ‘Top Ten EdTech Companies to Watch’ in Forbes, and became one of the most innovative startups in the world by winning the 1776 Global Challenge Cup. Max has been the winner or finalist in 30+ pitch competitions, is the 59th Latina in the US to raise over $1M in venture funding and the first Latinx founder, male or female, to raise $1M in Equity Crowdfunding. Max has been recognized and honored as one of the Top 100 Female Founders by Inc. Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Max has worked in almost every level of education as a public school teacher, a consultant at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Executive Director of Teach For America, and manager of education projects under NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and DC Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee. Before co-founding Caribu, Max was appointed by President Obama to serve as a White House Fellow at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. She is a first-generation Cuban-American and college student, and a graduate of the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs and the Miami Fellows Leadership Program. Max is a Toyota Mother of Invention and received her MBA & MPP from Harvard.
Twitter: @Maxeme, @Caribu
IG: @Maxeme305, @Caribu
CEO & Co-Founder, Slang
Alex Sambvani is the Co-founder and CEO of Slang.ai, a no code tool for building voice-based virtual agents. You can think of Slang as the “Squarespace for voice apps.” Prior to co-founding Slang, Alex was a Senior Data Scientist at Spotify.
Alex holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Senior Partner Technology Manager, YouTube
Santiago is a Senior Partner Technology Manager at YouTube, where he is responsible for all the technical integrations with YouTube’s largest and most strategic partners in SpLatam. Santiago works closely with the YouTube product, engineering and content teams to address complex technology challenges and drive partner growth.
Prior to YouTube, he was a Software Engineer and Product Manager at Madison Reed, a direct-to-consumer hair coloring company, where he was responsible for the digital experience roadmap of the Color Bars, Madison Reed’s retail stores. Santiago was also the technical co-founder of Altia Salud, a cloud-based electronic prescription company in Mexico that aimed to transform the way in which physicians, patients and pharmacies access and share information. Previous roles include Project Engineer at Memsys Clearwater and Derivative Sales Analyst at Merrill Lynch.
Santiago earned a dual degree in Computer Engineering and Telematics Engineering from ITAM in Mexico City and holds a master’s degree in Renewable Energy from Loughborough University in the UK.
Principal Product Manager, Intel Corporation
Raysana is a Principal Product Manager for developer software in the education space at Intel Corporation. She joined Intel in 2017 through the Accelerated Leadership Program and held product and strategy roles in Education, Retail and Industrial IoT. She began her career in New York at AlleyCorp, which founds and funds companies like Business Insider, MongoDB and Gilt. During her time there she gained experience in building startups such as Gilt, an online shopping and lifestyle website. She then went on to learn how products are made from conception to reality by managing global supply chains for several fashion brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Jessica Simpson.
Raysana holds a BBA from Adelphi University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She currently serves as a Board Member of the Harvard Business School Latino Alumni Association.
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