Founder & CEO, ILUMA
Founding Governance Member, YC Orange DAO
Ricardo is the founder & CEO of ILUMA (the 'Superhuman' for web3), founder of the YC Alumni group, founding Governance Committee member of the YC Orange DAO (1,000+ YC founders building the future of Web3) & founder of the group of the Top American Latinx Tech Leaders ($16B exits by founders & $120B to invest). He is a founding equity partner of Acrew Capital and active angel investor through his family fund, Nilo Ventures
Previously Ricardo was the founder of VOIQ ($7M raised) backed by YCombinator and other top Silicon Valley investors, building Voice Conversational AI products.
Ricardo is recognized as a Silicon Valley Top Diverse Tech 40 Under 40. icardo has an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, and an undergraduate degree in Politics from NYU. Ricardo is an Aspen Institute Tech Fellow, a Consortium Fellow, a Management Leaders for Tomorrow (MLT) Fellow, and a Council of Urban Professionals Fellow.