About me 👨‍💻

I’m a science and technology enthusiast with experience collaborating in research, management and development of technological projects, regular hackathon participant/ organizer and tech community leader. I have special interest in open source communities, civic technology, open data and digital public goods.


  • Project Management, Agile (Scrum/ Kanban), Data Analysis & Visualization, UX/ UI Design, Software Architecture, Web Development.
  • Team leadership, Collaboration, Fast learner, Communication, Creativity, Time management.

Tech stack:

  • Python, Flask, SQL, Jekyll, HTML, JS, CSS, JSON, Git, Bootstrap, UI Kit.
  • GitHub, Slack, Trello, Airtable, Zapier, Glitch, Microsoft Office, Google G Suite.

Experience 💼

Chief Operating Officer | 2021 - present (remote)

Codeando México - site.

  • Coordinate the strategic efforts of the organization and assist in the growth strategy, new collaborations and product development.
  • Design, manage and implement civic technology and open data projects with multiple stakeholders and foster collaboration with the community.

Sherpa Digital | 2020 - 2021 (remote)

Microsoft México (Innovacción Virtual Programme) - site.

  • Lead a professional certification course in Microsoft technologies for more than 10,000 students from all over the country.
  • Guide and encourage the development of an innovation community on Industry 4.0 topics through challenges, events, hackathons and more.

Open Data Lead | 2019 - 2021 (León, México)

LAB León/ General Innovation Office León - site.

  • Bring strategic and technical plans into action in order to ensure national and international compliance for Open Government policies.
  • Data analysis, prototype development and management of public and civic innovation projects using tech.

Mentor | 2019 - 2020 (León, México)

Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) - site.

  • Mentor for undergrad and grad students at the pre-incubation Tec Lean Discover program at the University startup center (Parque CIEN).

Technology Consultant | 2018 (León, México)

Hatch Startups - Site.

  • Designed and developed chatbot services, APIs and other software prototypes, as well as technical guidance.

Technology Consultant | 2016 - 2017 (Montreal, Canada)

Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (OUI-IOHE) - site.

  • Audit, manage and implement information technology solutions, as well as the implementation of information security procedures.

Project Manager | 2016 - 2017 (Guanajuato, México)

University of Guanajuato/ Secretariat of Management and Development - site.

  • Manage and oversee strategic projects (human resources, technology and infrastructure) for the university.

Event Lead Organizer

  • University of Guanajuato 5th Student Summit (2021) - site.
  • Mega Hackathon Innovacción Virtual (2021) - site
  • Open Data Day León (2020, 2021) - site.
  • Datatón ODS EDUCAFIN (2020)
  • MLH Local Hack Day @Future Lab (2017, 2018 & 2019) - site.
  • Datostada Mx (2019) - site.
  • NASA Space Apps Challenge Gto (2019) - site.
  • BeeHack (2019) - site.
  • GuanaHacks (2018) - site.
  • AllBioTech Summit (2018) - site.

Education 🎓

Master in Software and Systems | 2018 - 2019 (Madrid, Spain)

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - UPM.

Bachelor in Administrative Information Systems | 2013 - 2018 (Guanajuato, México)

Universidad de Guanajuato - UGTO.

Research Internship in Knowledge Management | 2016 (Montreal, Canada)

École de Technologie Supérieure - ETS.

Academic publications 📝

Design and Evaluation of Usability Elements and User Experience Enhancements of a Gamified System for Computer Science Learning.

(Mirón-Torres & Fuertes-Castro, 2019) - UPM Digital Archive - article.

Development Of A Pension Simulator As A Knowledge Management Tool Based On The Simulation Of Experiences.

(Mirón-Torres & Vázquez-González, 2017) - Jóvenes en la Ciencia UGTO - article.

Other activities 🤟

Co-founder and director | 2016 - present (Guanajuato, México)

Future Lab - site.

  • Coordination of the efforts of a tech community focused on scientific and technological innovation, project development, organization of events and education initiatives.

Local collaborator | 2018 - present (Guanajuato, México)

Clubes de Ciencia México - site.

  • Clubes is a worldwide non-profit organization that promotes professional opportunities in science and technology for high school and freshmen undergrad students.

Volunteer | 2017 (Giessen, Germany)

ICJA Freiwilligenaustausch Weltweit - site.

  • Organization dedicated to promoting human rights, volunteer in a refugee center.

Speaker at

  • Good Tech Fest 2022 - site.
  • Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting (FOSDEM 2022) - site.
  • Open House Fundation for Public Code 2022 - site.
  • Civic Hacker Summit 2021 site.
  • Conferencia Nacional de Datos Abiertos (DATACON 2021) - site.
  • Quarantine Hub Talks 2020 - site.
  • International Meeting on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications (RIIAA 2.0) 2019.
  • Vocational and Professional Education Forum of Leon 2019/ 2017.
  • Google Education #innovaparami Forum 2018.
  • Latin American Festival of Free Software Installation (FLISoL 2018).
  • Yucatan International Reading Fair (FILEY 2018).

Other 15+ tech, innovation and social events.

Awards 🏆

MLH Top 50 Hackers

Major League Hacking. International (2021): Community building.

State Youth Award

Government of the State of Guanajuato. Guanajuato, México (2018): Academy and technology.

Post Graduate Full Scholarship

Fundación Carolina. Madrid, Spain (2018): Master program at UPM

1st place Challenge HDI Talent City Hackathon

Talent Network. León, México (2018): Automation of insurance services.

Winner of the Hands for the World contest

EDUCAFIN. Giessen, Germany (2017): Participation in the international PROTON program (Positive Relationships Open Opportunities for Tangible Developments ERASMUS +)

1st place SWITCH Hackathon

Start Up México. León, México (2017): Natural disaster reporting system.

1st place Hackapalooza IBM Bluehack

IBM México. Guadalajara, México. (2017): Smart assistant in personalized online shopping services.

1st place Institutional Contest of Creativity and Innovation

University of Guanajuato. Guanajuato, México (2017): Smart solution for customer service.

1st place Hackathon re-programmed CFOX

Campus Party México. León, México (2017): Smart bot for citizen attention.

Winner GTP TALENTIC Tecnoparque

GTO. León, México (2016): Intelligent web-scraping search system.