Juan Jose Pocaterra

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ViKua

Economist and Lawyer, tech entrepreneur focused on smart cities and urban development. Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Vikua, recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the Top 30 Most Promising Companies of Latin America. Vikua is dedicated to developing internet of things, artificial intelligence and big data solutions to achieve smarter cities in the emerging world. Its URBO integrated silo-less platform (urbo.vikua.com) allows cities to automate and remotely operate urban services in the areas of traffic, public transportation, waste management, public works, public lighting and environmental risks. Member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Entrepreneurship; Young Global Leaders 2018 cohort; Global Shaper Alumni of the Caracas Hub. Venezuelan representative to the White House Emerging Entrepreneurs Initiative and the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India. Member of the Board of Directors of the Young Entrepreneurs Association of Venezuela (AJE).



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