Meet the team

As a social entrepreneur and tech4impact specialist, Constanza is exploring new ways to solve social challenges. In 2012, she co-founded PIDES Social Innovation, one of Latin America’s first innovation labs, which became C Minds by PIDES in 2017. She is based in San Francisco, giving C Minds a front row seat when it comes to disruptive transformations. She was recognized as a Global Shaper by the WEF, named Climate Champion by the British Council, Gifted Citizen by Ciudad de las Ideas, won the Grand Impact Challenge to attend Singularity University and was selected for the British Government’s International Leadership Programme.

Constanza Gómez-Mont
Founder & CEO
constanzagm@cminds.co

Claudia holds a degree in International Business, specialized in strategy, from the Warwick Business School in the United Kingdom. Her experience at IBM Germany increased her interest in state-of-the-art technology and its potential applications in our societies. Through her work at C Minds, she is able to apply this passion, developing creative solutions to solve today’s most pressing global challenges at the local level. She has led an initiative to increase collaborations between the United Kingdom and Mexico in the field of mobility-related technologies, enabling exchanges that are transforming cities in Mexico and Latin-America.

Claudia Del Pozo
Project Manager
claudia@cminds.co

Cristina is a Consultant at the World Bank Smart Nations & Digital Economy Programs. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from Tec de Monterrey and a Masters of Public Policy from Georgetown University. She has experience working in Mexico’s public sector, leading innovative youth and gender initiatives aimed at engaging the country’s diaspora. Her areas of policy interest and expertise include immigration, gender, civic technology and digital development. She enjoys sci-fi movies (Her, Inception), books (Brave New World, 1984) and TV shows (Black Mirror), and firmly believes in technology powered by people, transforming our world for the better.

Cristina Pinto
Project Manager
cristina@cminds.co

Meet our interns

Alonso studied Sociology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He has taken courses about impact evaluation and the way technology shapes our lives. He has worked as a consultant for different international and local organizations, such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The World Bank, for research projects on education, development and politics. Alonso is interested in linguistics, behavioral science and in the social interactions that arise in this hyperconnected era. He believes science fiction allow us to be aware of elements of our reality that we would not otherwise be conscious of.

Alonso Gutierrez
Tech for Impact Intern

Claudio is a student at Mexico’s Autonomous Technological Institute (ITAM). He has collaborated with FinTech Mexico, surrounded by the most important FinTechs in the country. He was a member of IMEF Universitario, a student organization with national presence that brings together young people interested in and committed to the financial and economical environment of Mexico. He is a firm believer that technology and innovation are great equalizers and enablers, that they should not increase divisions and social inequality or only focus in economic growth, but be used for sustainable development and equitable growth.

Claudio Jasso
FinTech for Inclusion Intern

Marco is a business student at Mexico’s Autonomous Technological Institute (ITAM). He is passionate about extreme sports and about exploring the link between human behavior and financial, consumption and economic decisions. Marco is a firm believer that technology can democratize opportunities and empower individuals to make better, more informed decisions, and to create a more prosperous society both socially and economically. He has collaborated with a civil association called FinTech México and a university association called IMEF Universitario, both of them working to improve Mexico’s business landscape and to promote the many existing opportunities.

Marco Damian
Business for Growth Intern