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

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
Projects Manager

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
Consultant on Artificial Intelligence

Mariana has a degree in Political Communication from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She has worked on various citizen participation and government communication projects for different sectors: UNAM’s Public Opinion Studies Center, the Mexican Congress and the National Electoral Institute. She believes social sciences must integrate data science in order to provide an accurate diagnosis for the problem being solved. A precise diagnosis is key to the development of an effective strategy. She wants to promote data-driven public policies to improve government bureaucracy and overcome democracy’s biggest challenges.

Mariana Rangel
Storytelling Intern