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Martin Moscosa

Leader and connector in the tech and startup scene

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About Martin

Quick Bio

I’m a global tech, education, and community leader and speaker, who builds culture and community to drive change and engagement. I specialize in developing strategies and programs to create opportunity and leverage customers to achieve business goals. A connector with a passion for helping, inspiring and educating others to thrive.

Demonstrable track record providing technical solutions with business goals in mind; trained as AWS Cloud Practitioner

Social Media

You can also follow me on social media to rapidly know what I am up to...

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My Life Story

Martin Moscosa is a product and community leader with a background in tech and education. He was the director of the Academy at Wizeline, Mexico's leading startup, where he developed tech programs and partnerships to create advanced generations of technologists in the emerging markets in Mexico, Vietnam, Thailand.

At Tec de Monterrey -LatAm's leading technical University and among the best 160 in the world and ranked as top 5 in LinkedIns Top Attractors list- Martin was able to inspire younger generations to aim for greater opportunities by rekindling the relationship with top tech companies such as Microsoft, Google and Facebook among others and increasing by over 200% the number of students applying and landing a job in such companies. Also inspired students to pursue their dreams through entrepreneurship.

Prior to his corporate life, Martin was an entrepreneur with startup Epicnest one of the first tech coworking spaces in Guadalajara, going from 178sqmt (583sqft) to over 1,000sqmt (3,300sqft) in less than a year. A thriving space that has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and startups in the past years to kickstart their projects.

In his free time, he runs Startup Grind in Guadalajara one of the biggest startup communities in the world -with prescence in over 600 cities and 125 countries - supported by Google for Startups. Martin has connected and inspired over 4,000 members locally; through his network, he has invited and made connections with key members in the ecosystem such as Santiago Zavala (500 Startups), Gabriel Charles (Wayra), Jose Rodriguez (Bitso) and others.

Hobbies

Photography and Video editing are some of his hobbies, he is a cat person who is always up for a cup of coffee or tea looking to help others.

Currently video editing is one of Martin's main hobbies, you can see his more recent work below:

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Experience

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Tech Guru

As Tech Guru I am responsible for execution and maintenance of our software roadmap. As part of the growth squad, you will also contribute to the experiments roadmap by coming up with new solutions and ideas that address our company’s strategic priorities.

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Engineering People Mngmt Coach

As we scale our teams and products we need to make sure culture, engagement, productivity, accountability and innovation scale as well. This requires a whole set of skills, tools and techniques that enable engineers to thrive in ever larger groups just as when they do in early stage startups...
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    Guadalajara Chapter Director

    I am leader to the Startup Grind community in guadalajara, in my time as Director I have been able to shape the local startup ecosystem. With a network of over 4,000 members in Guadalajara; I have invited over 30 founders and directors of successful companies in Guadalajara and Mexico. Kueski...
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    Wizeline Academy Director

    Wizeline provides end-to-end software development for Fortune 500 companies. Mexico's leading startup, and through Wizeline Academy, we are able to offer local courses that teach today’s most high-value skills in tech. We empower the community with knowledge and the power to innovate...
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    School of Computer Science Director

    Tecnologico de Monterrey is the #1 Univertisy in Mexico, among the best 160 worldiwde and ranked among top 5 in LinkedIn Top Attractor in 2016. Provided the resources for a quality learning experience to the students by ensuring coherence in the discipline and relevance to the practice....
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    What people say

    Martin has been running events with us at startup grind for a few years now and has not only become a treasured colleague I always look forward to seeing but a great friend along the way. He has always been reliable and excelled at everything I have seen him do and always an interesting person to talk to in Education, Technology and Product.

    February 25th 2020
    Daniel Reilly

    Daniel Reilly

    Developer | Community | Freelancer

    Martin is someone that I want to keep working with, and anyone would be lucky to. He is amazing at networking and making things happen. Very few people are so personable and relatable. If you are considering working with Martin, please do not hesitate: he will be a great connector and make your business and network grow.

    February 20th 2020
    Hector Padilla

    Hector Padilla

    Senior Director of Engineering - Certified Ontological Coach

    Martin has been a great ally for the entrepreneurship ecosystem, always willing to find ways to generate value.

    July 21st 2019
    Laura Alhelí Segarra

    Laura Alhelí Segarra

    Directora Zona Emprendimiento Innovador Región Centro en Tecnológico de Monterrey

    Martín has a clear vision of the industry's needs and future trends. Particularly when turning his attention towards young high school students that have great potential and, despite their age, can demonstrate professionalism and competitiveness. As we worked together at Tec de Monterrey, Martín proved to be flexible, dynamic, balanced and trustworthy. My best wishes of success now that he...

    August 10th 2018
    Jean-Marc Wintgens

    Jean-Marc Wintgens

    Director de Programa Multicultural en ITESM Campus Guadalajara

    Martín is a genuine innovative person and an entrepreneur. He is constantly looking for new ways to solve common problems. He is strong in people skills and has the ability to become empathetic in short time. He has been improving his management skills for some years now, and I am sure that He will become an excellent leader in the right environment. He has a strong desire for disruption and...

    June 18th 2018
    Enrique Javier Aguayo-Lara

    Enrique Javier Aguayo-Lara

    Software Project Lead - Assignment from Hisland Solutions at Volvo Group

    True creative mind with high capacity in project management

    September 8th 2017
    Stéphane FLORES

    Stéphane FLORES

    Senior Executive - IB Teacher

    As one of the first clients in Epicnest, I saw Martin create a place of work with a great atmosphere, build a true community of people working together, helping each other and improving their abilities. Martin was really the architect of this movement. He is a listener, very patient and creative. I totally recommend him for a work related with relationship or building a project.

    June 15th 2017
    Pierre Antoine Moulin

    Pierre Antoine Moulin

    Chief business officer at Advercity

    I've worked with Martin on several projects. He's very reliable and well versed in Software Development and Web Technologies, specially working with distributed/remote teams and clients. He's always very creative, bringing interesting ideas to the table.

    September 21st 2014
    Eduardo Romero

    Eduardo Romero

    Software Engineer @ Amazon

    Martin made a major contribution to some high profile projects in a short time with work of a very high standard. His knowledge is excellent and he brought many creative ideas to the table. He worked very well as part of the team and is highly recommended.

    January 17th 2013
    Alan Whisker

    Alan Whisker

    Director of Client Solutions at Ascensos

    I regard Martin work to be top quality, he is very knowledgeable of several topics on the software development process AND he uses his common sense a lot. Very deductive, he finds how to be successful and deliver on time his assigned work items.

    December 21st 2012
    Juan Pablo Andrade

    Juan Pablo Andrade

    Associate Executive Director/Executive Board Member at Promotora de Colores, S.A.

    Martin Moscosa joined the Stirling Council Webteam in October 2011 to help with development that was deemed necessary for the launch of the new Website due in December 2011. Martin was initially taken on for a 3 month period and this time was extended to 6 months. With Martin’s previous experience using Cake PHP as a development platform he was able to hit the floor running, so to speak, as...

    February 21st 2012
    Yvonne Dickson

    Yvonne Dickson

    Web Services Team Leader at Stirling Council

    Martin has helped Eduardo and I to begin the Linux User Group in the ITESM Campus Guadalajara which became very important and strong in the campus. He was key on continuing with the LUG on the ITESM after Eduardo and I left when we graduated. He is committed to his work and likes to help on whatever he can. Very skilled on PHP and as a consultant, I really enjoy working with him.

    December 28th 2009
    Gustavo Diaz

    Gustavo Diaz

    Senior Software Development Engineer at Amazon

    Martin is a very dedicated person, he is not afraid to look for help when needed and I believe he has potential and will to learn and do what ever he propose to do.

    October 20th 2009
    Edgar Velazquez Mar

    Edgar Velazquez Mar

    Software Engineer at Tacit Knowledge

    Martin is a great manager and software developer. He keeps excellent track of all of his projects, and mantains constant communication with his colleagues and clients.

    April 29th 2009
    Lorena Palacio

    Lorena Palacio

    DevOps Enabler/Evangelist at DXC Technology

    Martin worked with me in Freescale Semiconductor, where we both shared opinions and helped each other on the software development team.

    April 7th 2009
    Juan Octavio Palazuelos Cervantes

    Juan Octavio Palazuelos Cervantes

    Software Engineer at Amazon.com

    While I was a Teacher at ITESM GDA, Martin was involved into an strategic alliance between the school and Wizeline, he was an excellent bridge between the students, the computer department and the IT industry, he was able to connect with students and work with upper management to make the project succeed. He was always supporting me in what I needed.

    April 29th 2020
    Zabdiel Jaramillo Roman

    Zabdiel Jaramillo Roman

    Software Developer at Atlassian

    Best mentor at HackTheChallengeMx!!!!!

    Carlos Saucedo

    Carlos Saucedo

    CEO at Labgo & Student President of CEI

    Martín is great at building relationships with other people, a key skill for his role. He is also very skillful at telling people he disagrees with them and providing alternative views. And one more: he is a great master of ceremonies. Perhaps not key for his role, but had to mention it because he is probably the best at it. Martín has grit. He has helped in keeping the sanity of a team of...

    March 31st 2021
    Joel Salazar

    Joel Salazar

    Vice President Of Engineering at Bitso

    Martin has been running events with us at startup grind for a few years now and has not only become a treasured colleague I always look forward to seeing but a great friend along the way. He has always been reliable and excelled at everything I have seen him do and always an interesting person to talk to in Education, Technology and Product.

    February 25th 2020
    Daniel Reilly

    Daniel Reilly

    Developer | Community | Freelancer

    Martin is someone that I want to keep working with, and anyone would be lucky to. He is amazing at networking and making things happen. Very few people are so personable and relatable. If you are considering working with Martin, please do not hesitate: he will be a great connector and make your business and network grow.

    February 20th 2020
    Hector Padilla

    Hector Padilla

    Senior Director of Engineering - Certified Ontological Coach

    Martin has been a great ally for the entrepreneurship ecosystem, always willing to find ways to generate value.

    July 21st 2019
    Laura Alhelí Segarra

    Laura Alhelí Segarra

    Directora Zona Emprendimiento Innovador Región Centro en Tecnológico de Monterrey

    Martín has a clear vision of the industry's needs and future trends. Particularly when turning his attention towards young high school students that have great potential and, despite their age, can demonstrate professionalism and competitiveness. As we worked together at Tec de Monterrey, Martín proved to be flexible, dynamic, balanced and trustworthy. My best wishes of success now that he...

    August 10th 2018
    Jean-Marc Wintgens

    Jean-Marc Wintgens

    Director de Programa Multicultural en ITESM Campus Guadalajara

    Martín is a genuine innovative person and an entrepreneur. He is constantly looking for new ways to solve common problems. He is strong in people skills and has the ability to become empathetic in short time. He has been improving his management skills for some years now, and I am sure that He will become an excellent leader in the right environment. He has a strong desire for disruption and...

    June 18th 2018
    Enrique Javier Aguayo-Lara

    Enrique Javier Aguayo-Lara

    Software Project Lead - Assignment from Hisland Solutions at Volvo Group

    True creative mind with high capacity in project management

    September 8th 2017
    Stéphane FLORES

    Stéphane FLORES

    Senior Executive - IB Teacher

    As one of the first clients in Epicnest, I saw Martin create a place of work with a great atmosphere, build a true community of people working together, helping each other and improving their abilities. Martin was really the architect of this movement. He is a listener, very patient and creative. I totally recommend him for a work related with relationship or building a project.

    June 15th 2017
    Pierre Antoine Moulin

    Pierre Antoine Moulin

    Chief business officer at Advercity

    I've worked with Martin on several projects. He's very reliable and well versed in Software Development and Web Technologies, specially working with distributed/remote teams and clients. He's always very creative, bringing interesting ideas to the table.

    September 21st 2014
    Eduardo Romero

    Eduardo Romero

    Software Engineer @ Amazon

    Martin made a major contribution to some high profile projects in a short time with work of a very high standard. His knowledge is excellent and he brought many creative ideas to the table. He worked very well as part of the team and is highly recommended.

    January 17th 2013
    Alan Whisker

    Alan Whisker

    Director of Client Solutions at Ascensos

    I regard Martin work to be top quality, he is very knowledgeable of several topics on the software development process AND he uses his common sense a lot. Very deductive, he finds how to be successful and deliver on time his assigned work items.

    December 21st 2012
    Juan Pablo Andrade

    Juan Pablo Andrade

    Associate Executive Director/Executive Board Member at Promotora de Colores, S.A.

    Martin Moscosa joined the Stirling Council Webteam in October 2011 to help with development that was deemed necessary for the launch of the new Website due in December 2011. Martin was initially taken on for a 3 month period and this time was extended to 6 months. With Martin’s previous experience using Cake PHP as a development platform he was able to hit the floor running, so to speak, as...

    February 21st 2012
    Yvonne Dickson

    Yvonne Dickson

    Web Services Team Leader at Stirling Council

    Martin has helped Eduardo and I to begin the Linux User Group in the ITESM Campus Guadalajara which became very important and strong in the campus. He was key on continuing with the LUG on the ITESM after Eduardo and I left when we graduated. He is committed to his work and likes to help on whatever he can. Very skilled on PHP and as a consultant, I really enjoy working with him.

    December 28th 2009
    Gustavo Diaz

    Gustavo Diaz

    Senior Software Development Engineer at Amazon

    Martin is a very dedicated person, he is not afraid to look for help when needed and I believe he has potential and will to learn and do what ever he propose to do.

    October 20th 2009
    Edgar Velazquez Mar

    Edgar Velazquez Mar

    Software Engineer at Tacit Knowledge

    Martin is a great manager and software developer. He keeps excellent track of all of his projects, and mantains constant communication with his colleagues and clients.

    April 29th 2009
    Lorena Palacio

    Lorena Palacio

    DevOps Enabler/Evangelist at DXC Technology

    Martin worked with me in Freescale Semiconductor, where we both shared opinions and helped each other on the software development team.

    April 7th 2009
    Juan Octavio Palazuelos Cervantes

    Juan Octavio Palazuelos Cervantes

    Software Engineer at Amazon.com

    While I was a Teacher at ITESM GDA, Martin was involved into an strategic alliance between the school and Wizeline, he was an excellent bridge between the students, the computer department and the IT industry, he was able to connect with students and work with upper management to make the project succeed. He was always supporting me in what I needed.

    April 29th 2020
    Zabdiel Jaramillo Roman

    Zabdiel Jaramillo Roman

    Software Developer at Atlassian

    Best mentor at HackTheChallengeMx!!!!!

    Carlos Saucedo

    Carlos Saucedo

    CEO at Labgo & Student President of CEI

    Martín is great at building relationships with other people, a key skill for his role. He is also very skillful at telling people he disagrees with them and providing alternative views. And one more: he is a great master of ceremonies. Perhaps not key for his role, but had to mention it because he is probably the best at it. Martín has grit. He has helped in keeping the sanity of a team of...

    March 31st 2021
    Joel Salazar

    Joel Salazar

    Vice President Of Engineering at Bitso

    Martin has been running events with us at startup grind for a few years now and has not only become a treasured colleague I always look forward to seeing but a great friend along the way. He has always been reliable and excelled at everything I have seen him do and always an interesting person to talk to in Education, Technology and Product.

    February 25th 2020
    Daniel Reilly

    Daniel Reilly

    Developer | Community | Freelancer

    Martin is someone that I want to keep working with, and anyone would be lucky to. He is amazing at networking and making things happen. Very few people are so personable and relatable. If you are considering working with Martin, please do not hesitate: he will be a great connector and make your business and network grow.

    February 20th 2020
    Hector Padilla

    Hector Padilla

    Senior Director of Engineering - Certified Ontological Coach

    Martin has been a great ally for the entrepreneurship ecosystem, always willing to find ways to generate value.

    July 21st 2019
    Laura Alhelí Segarra

    Laura Alhelí Segarra

    Directora Zona Emprendimiento Innovador Región Centro en Tecnológico de Monterrey

    Martín has a clear vision of the industry's needs and future trends. Particularly when turning his attention towards young high school students that have great potential and, despite their age, can demonstrate professionalism and competitiveness. As we worked together at Tec de Monterrey, Martín proved to be flexible, dynamic, balanced and trustworthy. My best wishes of success now that he...

    August 10th 2018
    Jean-Marc Wintgens

    Jean-Marc Wintgens

    Director de Programa Multicultural en ITESM Campus Guadalajara

    Martín is a genuine innovative person and an entrepreneur. He is constantly looking for new ways to solve common problems. He is strong in people skills and has the ability to become empathetic in short time. He has been improving his management skills for some years now, and I am sure that He will become an excellent leader in the right environment. He has a strong desire for disruption and...

    June 18th 2018
    Enrique Javier Aguayo-Lara

    Enrique Javier Aguayo-Lara

    Software Project Lead - Assignment from Hisland Solutions at Volvo Group

    True creative mind with high capacity in project management

    September 8th 2017
    Stéphane FLORES

    Stéphane FLORES

    Senior Executive - IB Teacher

    As one of the first clients in Epicnest, I saw Martin create a place of work with a great atmosphere, build a true community of people working together, helping each other and improving their abilities. Martin was really the architect of this movement. He is a listener, very patient and creative. I totally recommend him for a work related with relationship or building a project.

    June 15th 2017
    Pierre Antoine Moulin

    Pierre Antoine Moulin

    Chief business officer at Advercity

    I've worked with Martin on several projects. He's very reliable and well versed in Software Development and Web Technologies, specially working with distributed/remote teams and clients. He's always very creative, bringing interesting ideas to the table.

    September 21st 2014
    Eduardo Romero

    Eduardo Romero

    Software Engineer @ Amazon

    Martin made a major contribution to some high profile projects in a short time with work of a very high standard. His knowledge is excellent and he brought many creative ideas to the table. He worked very well as part of the team and is highly recommended.

    January 17th 2013
    Alan Whisker

    Alan Whisker

    Director of Client Solutions at Ascensos

    I regard Martin work to be top quality, he is very knowledgeable of several topics on the software development process AND he uses his common sense a lot. Very deductive, he finds how to be successful and deliver on time his assigned work items.

    December 21st 2012
    Juan Pablo Andrade

    Juan Pablo Andrade

    Associate Executive Director/Executive Board Member at Promotora de Colores, S.A.

    Martin Moscosa joined the Stirling Council Webteam in October 2011 to help with development that was deemed necessary for the launch of the new Website due in December 2011. Martin was initially taken on for a 3 month period and this time was extended to 6 months. With Martin’s previous experience using Cake PHP as a development platform he was able to hit the floor running, so to speak, as...

    February 21st 2012
    Yvonne Dickson

    Yvonne Dickson

    Web Services Team Leader at Stirling Council

    Martin has helped Eduardo and I to begin the Linux User Group in the ITESM Campus Guadalajara which became very important and strong in the campus. He was key on continuing with the LUG on the ITESM after Eduardo and I left when we graduated. He is committed to his work and likes to help on whatever he can. Very skilled on PHP and as a consultant, I really enjoy working with him.

    December 28th 2009
    Gustavo Diaz

    Gustavo Diaz

    Senior Software Development Engineer at Amazon

    Martin is a very dedicated person, he is not afraid to look for help when needed and I believe he has potential and will to learn and do what ever he propose to do.

    October 20th 2009
    Edgar Velazquez Mar

    Edgar Velazquez Mar

    Software Engineer at Tacit Knowledge

    Martin is a great manager and software developer. He keeps excellent track of all of his projects, and mantains constant communication with his colleagues and clients.

    April 29th 2009
    Lorena Palacio

    Lorena Palacio

    DevOps Enabler/Evangelist at DXC Technology

    Martin worked with me in Freescale Semiconductor, where we both shared opinions and helped each other on the software development team.

    April 7th 2009
    Juan Octavio Palazuelos Cervantes

    Juan Octavio Palazuelos Cervantes

    Software Engineer at Amazon.com

    While I was a Teacher at ITESM GDA, Martin was involved into an strategic alliance between the school and Wizeline, he was an excellent bridge between the students, the computer department and the IT industry, he was able to connect with students and work with upper management to make the project succeed. He was always supporting me in what I needed.

    April 29th 2020
    Zabdiel Jaramillo Roman

    Zabdiel Jaramillo Roman

    Software Developer at Atlassian

    Best mentor at HackTheChallengeMx!!!!!

    Carlos Saucedo

    Carlos Saucedo

    CEO at Labgo & Student President of CEI

    Martín is great at building relationships with other people, a key skill for his role. He is also very skillful at telling people he disagrees with them and providing alternative views. And one more: he is a great master of ceremonies. Perhaps not key for his role, but had to mention it because he is probably the best at it. Martín has grit. He has helped in keeping the sanity of a team of...

    March 31st 2021
    Joel Salazar

    Joel Salazar

    Vice President Of Engineering at Bitso

    Press and Talks

    ¿Que Rayos es el Blockchain?(TecReview) Published: Wednesday, April 21st 2021
    Technology note (Recurrent Participation)(Radio Metrópoli) Published: Monday, December 7th 2020
    3 consejos para crear contactos (networking) en Guadalajara(Conecta - tec.mx) Published: Friday, May 15th 2020
    ¿Qué es el modelo de trabajo asíncrono para home office en equipo?(Conecta - tec.mx) Published: Monday, March 30th 2020
    Aplicaciones de Blockchain(Juntos - Camara de Comercio GDL) Published: Tuesday, February 4th 2020
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    Latest Posts

    My Life Story

    Recently I was applying for a position at one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the world. Unfortunately I did not get the job but the recruitment process taught me a lot about myself. As I was preparing for one of the interviews, I...
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    Distributed work

    Just a few months ago, at the end of 2019, it was predicted that 2020 was going to be the year of distributed work, remote working. Little did we know that the world would put us in one of the most complicated social experiments in our history —...
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    Blockchain applications, service industry

    I would dare and say that it was only in mid-2017 when the term blockchain rumbled in our ears; where thanks to bitcoin and without knowing what was happening but with a great FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) everyone wanted to be involved in the...
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