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CEO @
Investments
5 Investments in 4 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
New York
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Person Details

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Oscar Salazar is the Advisor at Uber Technologies Inc.

Oscar Salazar is CEO of Citivox, a social company based in Mexico City. Citivox enhances communication between citizens and their governments. For the last two years, the project has grown to 70,000 by just word of mouth. Salazar said that building a strong relationship with a mobile carrier or an SMS aggregator is very important to deploy real and scalable solutions. In his case, Salazar has built a strong relationship with one the largest SMS aggregators in Mexico. But, he also said it was "the trickiest part of the process.

Salazar is also Co-Founder of Cuidemos el Voto, a web-and mobile-based tool to improve election monitoring and protect voters' rights.

Jobs (12)

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Current

VP of Technology

Co-Founder

CEO

Sep, 2010 - Current   (about 6 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
2009
Unknown
Co - Founder & Technology Strategist
2008
2010
Co - Founder & Architect
2009
2009
M-Governance Specialist
2008
2008
Knowledge Management Strategist & Mobile Technology Specialist
2005
2007
Co - Founder & CTO
2003
2007
Research Associate (Mobile Technologies)
2001
2003
Research Associate (Mobile Ad Hoc Networks)
2000
2001
E-Government Consultant
1995
2000
Network Administrator

Board & Advisor Roles (7)

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  • Chief Technology Advisor
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Mar 1, 2016
  • Board Director (Observer)
    Jan, 2016
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Aug 1, 2012
  • Member of the Advisory Board
    Sep, 2011
  • Advisor
    Apr, 2010
  • Member of the Advisory Board
    2008 - 2010

Investments (5)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016$10M / Series BPersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$5.1M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2016$4M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2015$32M / VenturePersonal Investment

Education (3)

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