Ricardo is the founder & CEO of VOIQ. His company raised $5 Million from YCombinator and other top Silicon Valley investors. VOIQ is leading the $500 Billion transformation from humans to conversational AI VoiceBots for business.
Ricardo is a YCombinator alumnus and was recently recognized as a Silicon Valley Top Diverse Tech 40 under 40. He also founded the group of the Top American Latinx Tech Leaders in the US ($10 Billion in exits, 120 Billion to Invest) and leads the group of YCombinator alumni in Silicon Valley ($300B valuations). Ricardo is an Aspen Institute tech fellow and an NYU stern innovation fellow.
Prior to VOIQ, Ricardo was an associate at the NYC Mayor’s office under Michael Bloomberg developing the technology blueprint for New York City. He also was 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 member of the board of advisors of the World Policy Institute. Ricardo is also a consortium fellow, a Management Leaders for Tomorrow (MLT) fellow, and a Council of Urban Professionals fellow. He is also the former president of the Scarsdale Alumni Association and was recently a guest at the White House reception for latino leaders. Ricardo is also an Aspen Institute Latino Tech Leader.
OFF THE RECORD SERIES
Ricardo is the founder of the YCombinator Alumni community ($300B in valuations & 3,500 alumni). He hosts the Off-The-Record Series where he invites the most successful founders and influential VCs as special guests.
TOP AMERICAN LATINX TECH LEADERS
Ricardo is the founder of the American Latinx Tech Leaders group ($13B in exits, $120B to invest). They get together for an off-the-record conversation with the most influential VCs.