+12 Years of Experience


2022 - 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Blended Professional Certificate: Chief Technology Officer

2010 - 2015
Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

Bachelor's degree, Information Systems Engineering

2010 - 2013
Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

Graduate Diploma, Software Development

Universidad de Costa Rica

Business Administration Fundamentals


Mar 2023 - Present
Pangea Holdings

Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder

Mar 2022 - present
Soom, Inc

Director of Engineering

- Work with product, customer success, R&D, and sales teams to rapidly prototype new
solutions and create plans to scale those solutions to customers and partners.
- Architect and lead the development of new features in our SaaS platform, with a focus on
reusable, modular systems, scalable data processing, and graph algorithms.
- Develop infrastructure-as-code and maintain serverless cloud infrastructure.
- Lead development of products and features, including managing other team
members and communicating goals, deliverables, deadlines, metrics, and KPIs.
- Write clean, documented, maintainable code.
- Peer review code for adherence to Soom code quality standards and best practices
- Help maintain client SaaS deployments
- Deliberate with management, production, and marketing staff on the possible
requirements and procedures for a project.
- Organize and manage projects, making detailed plans that work towards the fulfillment of
a set objective.
- Examine technology, organizational resources, and the demands of the market in order to
plan or give procedures for projects which are practicable or possible.
- Direct, evaluate, and confirm product design and changes.
- Recruit, assign, direct, and evaluate employees, contracted engineers, and resources.
- Set scientific and technical goals with the aid of management.
- Consult or negotiate with clients to make arrangements for resources required for a project.
- Setup schemes or designs, and also elaborate reports and results to clients.
- Develop and implement policies, standards, and procedures for the engineering and
technical work performed in the organization.
- Supervise the development and maintenance of staff abilities and suitability in the
- Direct the negotiation of research contracts and also prepare the company’s budget, bids,
and contracts.
- Perform administrative functions such as evaluating and writing reports, and approving
expenditures concerning projects.

Jun 2021 - Mar 2022
Edify Software Consulting

Software Architect

  • Support Technical Leads on design patterns, third-party integration and code reviews.
  • Lead the software architecture for multiple projects.
  • Turn new business requirements into a software solution.
  • Document all technical processes.
  • Hands-on coding and infrastructure.
Jan 2014 - Mar 2022
Freelance Web Development

Freelance Software Engineer | Consultant

  • Advise regarding software architecture.
  • Web development: PHP, Node.js, React.js, Next.js,
  • WordPress, Gatsby and others.
  • Database design, modeling and administration: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • CI/CD.
May 2019 - Jun 2021
Hangar Worldwide

Technology Lead

  • Help improve our code quality through performing code reviews where applicable.
  • Build new websites and other digital products.
  • Oversee deployment of digital products.
  • Stays current with front end and back end platforms and technologies.
  • Architect new responsive and interactive websites and experiences
  • Manage developers to integrate, debug and deploy production ready code.
  • Accurately estimate hours and project time needs.
  • Clearly communicate project status to senior leadership and clients (technical or business)
  • Work closely with Product Owners to understand end-user requirements and translate them into effective technical solutions.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to the project team.
May 2018 - May 2019
Hangar Worldwide

Senior Back End Developer

  • Architect, design and develop the back-end architecture, service tier and data tier components for applications.
  • Build robust solutions on the back-end side and understand how to support and maintain them once they're live.
  • Provide accurate time estimates for new projects or features.
  • Create technical docs for projects.
  • Defend the technical architecture of the projects.
  • Perform code reviews and propose solutions.
  • Work closely with other teams like Front-end,
  • Mobile, Design, UX, QA and other internal and external Tech teams to ensure solutions and products meet client expectations.
  • Learn and apply new technologies and determine their advantages and drawbacks.
Jun 2017 - May 2018
Hangar Worldwide

Intermediate Back End Developer

  • RESTful APIs development.
  • Third parties integration.
  • Linux server configuration via SSH.
  • Github repository management.
  • Deployments management with Jenkins.
  • Amazon Web Services configuration.
  • Back End Oversight
  • Projects estimation.
Jul 2014 - Jun 2017
Baum Digital

Web Developer

  • Developing and integration of the CMS.
  • Design, modeling and optimization of databases.
  • Full Stack development.
  • Third party integrations.
  • Development of e-commerce solutions.
Feb 2011 - Dec 2011
SEPUNA - Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

IT Student Assistant / Jr. Information Systems Engineer

  • Linux server management.
  • Website management.
  • Basic web programming.
  • Technical support.

Industry Knowledge

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)


Software Architecture


Strategic Planning


Search Engine Optimization (SEO)


Agile Methodologies


Web Services


Tools & Technologies







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Interpersonal Skills

Team Leadership






Easily Adaptable


Active Listening


Emotional Intelligence