Andres is a co-Founder and Director of RISE-Op Solutions, a Waterloo company created in 2016 that develops blockchain-based solutions. He manages a team of developers committed to transforming the Energy Industry with the underlying applications of the technology. He previously worked for 5 years at Intel Corporation, where he had several positions, ranging from technical lead to Government Relations with Canada and Latin America. He spent 8 years as a digital project manager implementing projects for the Colombian Federal Government that transformed the Country in its digital strategy. He holds Bachelor Degree in Engineering at the University of Los Andes, a MA in Economics and an MBA from NEOMA Business School.
Alvaro brings 17+ years of experience. He is responsible globally for the direction of Smart Industries, part of Hatch Digital business unit, through the delivery of consulting and advisory services, products and solutions to clients in the Mining, Oil and Gas, and Power Industry. Through his career, Alvaro has participated in early-adopter projects including the implementation of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. Alvaro is a member of the Board of Directors of RISE-Op Solutions and holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Liliana Diaz Olavarrieta
Liliana brings over 25 years of experience. She is the CEO of Lapfa, a company that makes clean energy projects bankable; a Professor at the University of Toronto and an experienced Renewable energy expert. A lecturer in Project Portfolio Management, She works at RISE-Op Solutions as a Member of the Board of Advisors. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering, PMP, a PhD in Electrical Engineering and a LEED AP BD+C certification.