Jose is a VC-backed startup founder with experience in every facet of business, including technology, strategy consulting, and law. As Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Jose lends his expertise in building multidisciplinary teams of individuals with entrepreneurial spirits and disruptive mindsets.
Prior to joining Mach49, Jose founded a legaltech startup that was selected for an Incubator created by the Singapore Academy of Law, as well as an AI-driven data analytics startup, which was backed by the VC fund EF (with LPs including LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman) and selected by 500 Startups for its San Francisco Launch Accelerator.
Jose is a trusted mentor with an extensive background advising Fortune 1000 companies, leveraging his experience as a corporate and regulatory lawyer at Linklaters, a project leader at Boston Consulting Group, and Cloud Insight Director at Oracle. He has helped companies reach critical corporate milestones —from the design and execution of multi-million dollar go-to-market strategies and digital transformations that tackled emerging markets across Southeast Asia, to helping banks restructure and navigate new regulatory requirements in order to withstand the European debt crisis of the 2010s.
Jose holds an MBA from INSEAD, a Juris Doctor from Columbia University, and a bachelor’s degree from King’s College London. He is also a certified Professional Scrum Master, a Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer, and a member of the New York State Bar Association.