Computer Science Engineer, MBA specialized in Software Development for the Healthcare industry. Passionate about leading software development teams to tackle big real-world challenges and leveraging technology to build products that add value to end users. Former CTO of a EHR/HIS/ERP Software company with thousands of customers in Latin American health networks and presence in Middle and Far East. Prior experience includes working on multinational software companies such as SAP AG, as well as several leadership roles in Tech Startups for the last 9+ years.
 

💼 Experience

HealthTree

Salt Lake City, Utah, US
Jan 2019 - Present

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Building a modern healthcare platform for helping Multiple Myeloma Cancer patients to find their best treatment options, with a mission to accelerate the finding of the cure for this disease, and potentially many others, by leveraging on technology and out-of-the-box thinking.

  • Full-stack coding & operations
  • Definition of technology strategy and software architecture
  • Implement Agile software development methodologies to prioritize the roadmap and measure optimal performance
  • Technical leadership of engineering team
  • Mentor, coach, and lead team members to achieve their personal best
  • Recruit and retain top talent in a competitive market

Ecaresoft Inc.

Monterrey, MX
Feb 2018 - Jan 2019

Cirrus, Nebula, Nimbo

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Work closely with members of the executive team, lead technology strategy, software development and SaaS operations. Merger of all product lines under a single Engineering organization culture.

Managment of engineering teams:

  • Implement Agile software development methodologies to prioritize the roadmap and measure optimal performance
  • Mentor, coach, and lead team members to achieve their personal best
  • Continuous improvement via objectives (OKRs), performance evaluations (ROADs) and one-on-ones (1:1s) feedback meetings
  • Recruit and retain top talent in a competitive market
  • Establish an engineering culture with clear career growth opportunities, responsibility and accountability
Definition of technology strategy and software architecture:
  • Achieve internationalization by splitting legacy Java monolith into several APIs, microservices and serverless functions (lambdas) in a variety of languages and frameworks: Java, Javascript, Elixir / Phoenix, Ruby on Rails
  • Define cloud SaaS architecture for high availability and resilience
  • Continuously improve elastic infrastructure, mainly in Amazon Web Services, by pushing a Q&A and DevOps culture
  • Make use of Docker containerization, automated testing and CI/CD pipelines for continuous quality and delivery of production
  • Explore and evaluate innovative tech stack aligned with business needs and future planning

Nimbo

Feb 2016 - Jan 2019

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

SaaS product development of EHR (electronic health record) web application focused in providing the best user experience for the LatAm market

  • Performant & robust multi-client backend written in Ruby on Rails
  • UX-driven client-side frontend (SPA) written in EmberJS
  • Managing, growing, coaching the Development Team
    • Agile development workflow & best practices
    • Lean Kanban development methodology
    • Maintaining a high-energy, high-"cadence" environment in the dev team
  • Software Architecture definition
    • Defining and scaling software architecture & tech stack.
    • Ensuring SaaS product availability/uptime
  • Succesfully implemented & deployed fault-tolerant API-based microservices
    • Solr search optimization engine
    • Prescription drugs interactions engine based on Wolters Kluwer's Medi-Span®
    • AI prediction engine for diagnostics & treatments based on Tensorflow

Nebula

Oct 2017 - Jul 2018

Lead Software Architect

Bootstraped technical development & software architecture for eClaims management solution

  • Elixir / Phoenix development
  • Microservices oriented architecture
  • Amazon Web Services DevOps and infraestructure (Elastic Beanstalk)

Panax.io

San Luis Potosi, MX
Sep 2014 - Feb 2016

Full Stack Developer

Architecture, coding & execution of creation tool for bootstraping business applications

Architecture, coding & execution of JavaScript Application consuming PanaxDB underlying technology, using Express.js (Node.js) in the backend and AngularJS in the frontend, integrating diverse fullstack technologies.

OperIT

San Luis Potosi, MX
Apr 2014 - Oct 2014

Software Consultant

Business intelligence, operations and accounting software consultancy

Worked with US companies to perform ETL & data migration processes, business intelligence, ERP management, software extensibility, audit, support & maintenance

SAP AG

St. Leon-Rot, DE
Sep 2013 - Feb 2014

OnDemand Solutions Intern

Software development for Cloud & SaaS enterprise product lines

Member of Supportability SCRUM team.

Frontend and server-side (HANA) development with JavaScript. Also wrote MBA thesis on SAP BI tools.

Certifications: SAP Certified Business Associate with SAP ERP 6.0 - Software Development on SAP HANA Cloud Platform - In-Memory Database Management

CotizaHoy

San Luis Potosi, MX
Jan 2011 - Sep 2012

Technical Co-Founder

B2B SaaS Startup for manufacturing industry

B2B quotation platform for the local industries, mainly steel & car manufacturing. Developed on RubyOnRails, MySQL database, Heroku cloud

Procevi

San Luis Potosi, MX
Jan 2010 - Present

Co-Founder

Real-state construction project management, sales pipeline & cost accounting software

ERP development, digital marketing, construction project management, supply chain, controlling, mortgages counseling

NIC Mexico

Monterrey, MX
Feb 2008 - Aug 2008

Information Technology Intern

Developed internal and customer-facing applications in PHP and PL/SQL

Collaborating with IT team, developed internal and customer-facing applications with PHP and PL/SQL, working with a handful of databases (Oracle, MySQL) and supporting managers with useful business information

 

🎛 Tech Stack

Backend

Ruby on Rails Node.js: Express & Micro Elixir: Phoenix Java: Spring Boot
Python: Django & Flask PHP C/C++ ASM

Frontend

JavaScript ES6 React Ember Angular React Native

DevOps

AWS: EC2, S3, RDS, Elastic Beanstalk, ECS, ECR Heroku Now Lambda
Docker Containers CI/CD Pipelines Github Gitlab Jenkins

DBA / BI

PostgreSQL MySQL & MariaDB MongoDB Redis SQLite SAP HANA
Apache Solr & Elasticsearch Oracle SQL Server Metabase

 

🗣 Talks & Recognition

Ember Mty Meetup - 2016
Award - 2010
INPOJUVE Government Entrepreneurship Contest
Expositor - 2009
ITESM Entrepreneurship Forum
Coordinator - 2009
SISCTI Computer Science Symposium Registration System
Participation - 2006
ACM Programming Contest
ContHackto Magazine - 2005
 

🎓 Education

Hochschule Offenburg

Oct 2012 - Feb 2014

MBA International Business Consulting

University of Applied Sciences Offenburg

ITESM Monterrey

Aug 2005 - Dec 2009

BS Computer Science and Technology

Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

 

🌎 Languages

 

🇪🇸 Spanish

Native

🇬🇧 English

Fluent

🇩🇪 German

Basic