CEO, VOIQ (OnDemand Sales Callforce), Founder, Top 20 Latino Tech Leaders in the US
Government Relations | San Francisco Bay Area, US
Ricardo is the founder & CEO of VOIQ (Uber for call centers). His YCombinator backed company allows the enterprise to launch large call campaigns in minutes by assigning them to thousands of live call agents who work from the VOIQ app on their smart phone. VOIQ enables millions of professionals to become on-demand call representatives. VOIQ assigns campaigns and callees to call agents based on commonality and expertise.
Ricardo is a 2015 YCombinator fellow, YC is the top tech investor/accelerator in the world. He is a 2013 Fellow of the NYU Stern Berkley Center for Innovation and a 2012 ERANYC fellow. Ricardo founded the group of the Top 20 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 was recently a 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.