Our team has broad experience

across different disciplines in Latin America.

Get to know us!

Mercedes Bidart

CEO | co-Founder

Argentina
MIT Master in City Planning


Before MIT, she worked for five years in the Cities Program of a Latin American Think Tank (CIPPEC) where she did research and knowledge exchange among local governments. She was a Policy Analyst for New Economy Initiatives at NYC Mayor's Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises.

Francisco Susmel

CXO | co-Founder

Argentina  & Puerto Rico

Master in Urban Economics

Currently working in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria focused on participatory community recovery projects, rebuilding infrastructure and houses.

Juan Constain

COO | co-Founder

Colombia

MIT Master in City Planning

Juan has worked tat MIT CoLab designing and implementing capacity building and leadership development programs in the Colombian Pacific. Before, he worked in developing community engagement strategies for public-private innovation agencies.

Gonzalo Ortega

Head of Product | co-Founder

Spain 
MIT Master in City Planning


Gonzalo is an architect and urban planner with experience in urban innovation and tech in Brazil, Italy, China and the US - he brings his experience in design and strategy to build new products, focusing on user centric approaches that unlock positive change at scale.

Viviana Siless

CTO | co-Founder

Argentina

PhD Computer Science 

With multiple years of experience developing tech for large consumer companies in Argentina, Viviana specialized in in Machine Learning as a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School, where she also was the and Chair of Women in Science.

Ana Maria Nieto

Implementation

Colombia – México

ITESM International Business

 

Ana has worked in Financial Planning in different industries and is currently part of a research program on community currencies. She is passionate about financial inclusion solutions and the transition to a fairer and more responsible economy and consumption.