Experts, Innovators, and Earthquake-haters
Our remarkable mission requires remarkable people
Our team is ambitious, passionate and collaborative. Grillo has PhD scientists, IoT hackers, data-obsessed engineers, and more.
The mix of academia and business encourages everyone to work closely together and aim high.
Luis Edgar Rodriguez
From welfare kid to serial tech entrepreneur with 2 companies sold before turning 30, Karlo believes in the power of technology as a tool to improve people’s lives- the future is already here but is not evenly distributed-that’s why karlo’s daily efforts are focused in democratizing the access to technology in developing countries.
Mr. Hattem held the position of Managing Director at Deutsche Bank and headed the Global Social Finance Group as well as its Americas Foundation until year-end 2016. In those roles, he was responsible for lending and investment activities within the U.S. and throughout the developing world that benefit disadvantaged communities. Mr. Hattem is a recognized leader in the field of private sector investment in distressed communities having pioneered many initiatives and fund structures putting private capital to work for affordable housing, urban regeneration, health, the arts, microfinance and climate. Over the past two decades, he has overseen nearly $3 billion in financing for projects and enterprises which benefit the poor.
Mr. Hattem maintains leadership positions in philanthropy and community development. Notably, he is trustee of Pratt Institute, chairman of the Carbon Initiative for Community Impact, founding president and director of the DB Microcredit Development Fund and a director of the Fondacion Viviane Gauthier, SpaceWorks and the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Partnership.