CEO, VOIQ & Founder, Top Latino Tech Leaders in the US
Government Relations | Greater New York City Area, US
Ricardo is the founder & CEO of VOIQ; His company empowers millions of individuals to make a supplemental income by making task calls (sales, polling, customer service etc.) from their mobile device on behalf of businesses around the world. VOIQ provides businesses an on-demand callforce of thousands of workers on a turn-key fashion.
Ricardo is a 2014 Momentum VC fellow, a top mobile data intelligence accelerator in Silicon Valley. He is a 2013 Fellow of the NYU Stern Berkley Center for Innovation and a 2012 ERANYC fellow, a top tech US accelerator. Ricardo founded the group of the Top Latino Tech Leaders from Silicon Valley, NYC & the US as well as the first national Latino angel investor group in the US as a member of the New America Alliance (NAA), a national organization comprised of National Latino industry leaders. Ricardo is a also member of the delegation of the Department of State and the Aspen Institute exploring the investment and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Latin America.
Prior to VOIQ, Ricardo was an Associate at the NYC Mayor’s Office developing the 2015 technology blueprint for New York City. He also served as campaign CTO to mayor Angel Taveras; the first Latino mayor of the City of Providence, RI.
Ricardo has an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, and an undergraduate degree in Politics from NYU. He is a Consortium Fellow, a Management Leaders for Tomorrow (MLT) Fellow, and a 2013 Council of Urban Professionals Fellow. He is the President of the Scarsdale Alumni Association and was recently a guest at the White House reception for Latino leaders. Ricardo is also an active contributor to the Huffington Post.