Advisory Panel Member
Global Eagle Entertainment
Director of Engineering, Operations Solutions
Areas of Expertise
Digital Marketing Strategy, Analytics and Measurements, Digital Transformation
Rodrigo has more than 25 years of combined experience leading Technology teams, responsible for mission-critical and extremely high data volume environments.
Systems Engineer and MBA from Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, and Advanced Project Management studies from Stanford University SCPD.
His experience includes, but is not limited to software development life cycle, production operations best practices, ITIL methodology, and product development.
His experience includes McAfee, Pepco Energy Services, Inphomatch, Sybase and SAP.
With SAP Mobile, Rodrigo re-engineered and supported the dominant cellular messaging platform globally, with the architecture supporting billions of messages daily sent between major mobile telecommunications companies, for the biggest messaging hub in the US, and around the world, including China Mobile.
Rodrigo has strong experience engineering Cloud Implementations, Big Data solutions, Data Analytics, and Business Intelligence environments and has also demonstrated creativity and an entrepreneurial mindset, creating multiple products and participating in the foundation of several startup companies.
Rodrigo has a strong experience in eCommerce and Marketing. In 2000 founded Latino Town Center an eCommerce website, in 2004, founded “El Portal” a newspaper in the Northern Virginia area, and directed “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” a radio program broadcasted by Univision radio in Washington, DC.
For many years has been a consultant for entrepreneurs in South America expanding their businesses to the US, defining their digital marketing and sales strategies. Likewise, helping American companies entering Latin-American markets.
Co-founder and CTO of masFlight, a big data and analytics company for the commercial aviation industry, acquired by Global Eagle in 2015.
Rodrigo is currently the Senior Director of Global Eagle’s Center of Excellence for Analytics, BI and Enterprise Data Services.