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About Me

I help entrepreneurs and their businesses grow through mentorship, training, and access to valuable resources.

After cofounding a successful financial tech startup that grew to $50M, I joined Compaq/Hewlett-Packard where I spent 15 years in sales, marketing, product development, operations, IT and general management. I created Compaq’s eCommerce business for all Latin America countries, managed HP’s $8B direct business in the Americas region as VP, Americas Volume Direct Operations, scaled HP’s Desktop Solutions Global Business Unit into a $450M USD global business as its VP and General Manager and successfully executed the $240M acquisition and integration of Neoware, Inc.

Over the past seven years, I have judged hundreds of tech startups, coached over a hundred of them, and personally invested in a few. I drive Ventures & Innovation at Good Works Houston, a leading social impact accelerator, and teach at several seed accelerators as well as Rice University’s Entrepreneurship program.


Acceleration Program

Development Workshops

Event participation

  • It was a great event and really opened my eyes to the challenges that you encounter as a new enterprise. In addition, it inspired me to think outside the box with my business model.

    - Social Enterprise Founder

  • The balance between the background content and
    workshops was very good - the speakers were captivating. I loved the inspiration and enthusiasm in the room.

    - Workshop participant

  • It was one of the most impactful programs that I have been a part of. The energy was amazing and I truly enjoyed the connection with the other entrepreneurs.

    - Startup CEO

  • Roberto was one of the most engaging instructors that I have encountered.

    - Impact entrepreneur

  • This was time well spent and I gained so much in such a short time. I look forward to being able to give back to the program in some way in the future.

    - Tech startup CEO