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Our Team is a 100% volunteer organization, with a Board of Directors that manages the organization and the execution of its programs. Once Directors fulfill their term they join our Advisory Board, providing continuity and a long-term vision. Our six original Founders are also part of our Board of Advisors.

Each active Director is in charge of a Committee and is assisted by a team of Volunteers.

From left to right: Citlalli, Paola, Galo, Raquel, Carlos, Gabriel, Néstor, CatherineBoard of Directors

(to read the Mandate Letter for a Director click on their title below)

Carlos Paz-Soldan


Carlos is the president of Hispanotech, leading the Board of Directors, and responsible for strategic planning and direction.

He is an entrepreneur and business owner who has applied emerging technologies to develop innovative computing solutions for corporate and government clients in three continents.

Catherine Robles

Director, Events

Catherine is accountable for planning, strategizing, and producing events that deliver exceptional experience to our community members, sponsors, and supporters. 

Catherine has more than a decade leading customer-facing teams in a wide range of Industries. Catherine is passionate about customer experience and building long lasting relationships, and a strong advocate for women in tech.

Citlalli Rios

Director, Alliances

Citlalli is responsible for strengthening our partnerships and alliances including managing the relationship with consulates, government, educational institutions, communities and partners.

She is currently helping shape collaborative ways for business innovation. She is passionate about empowering women, sustainability, and diversity.

Gabriel Seminario

Director, Marketing

Gabriel leads the overall brand direction and strategy with the purpose of leveraging communications and social media to maximize brand awareness and member engagement.

He has an extensive digital strategy and marketing experience in Financial Services, and is passionate about the future of money, led by disruptive technologies.

Gabriel Sorozabal

Director, PMO

Gabriel leads the team that helps to ensure the organization is able to consistently deliver successful projects bringing a strategic mindset to the table and are able to effectively manage both people and processes to achieve the organization's goals.

Galo Ginocchio

Co-Director, Governance

Galo is responsible for the long-term sustainability of the organization, including succession plans, processes, procedures and documentation.

He has extensive experience in leadership roles in IT and service delivery; and is an evangelist of the power of networking and the value of giving back through volunteering.

Nestor Castro

Director, Mentorship

Nestor is in charge of our flagship Mentorship program, which has successfully run since 2015.

Paola Castelblanco

Director, Volunteering

Paola is responsible for the management of Operations and Volunteers, including the management of technology tools, internal projects (PMO), and cross-functional initiatives.

She is a Chemical and Petroleum Engineer with vast experience in Global Business Management in several industrial sectors.

Raquel Insa

Treasurer and 

Director, Governance

Raquel is a finance and business strategy professional with strong leadership qualities. Through her international work experience and education, Raquel has developed forward-thinking abilities, which has enabled her the opportunity to assist organizations in designing growth approach and detail-oriented execution plans.

Past Directors

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