Emilio Navarro

CTO & Co-Fundador, Abaxto SpA


Latin America




Computer Science Engineer, with more than 30 years of experience in Mobile apps, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Satellite Images and Facility Management. Graduated from Arizona State University. Ambitious and optimistic Business Executive focused in Technology Consulting with proven abilities in strategic planning, managing projects, and improving efficiency of operations, team building and detailing project information to determine effective functions to accomplish tasks at hand.
Quickly grasps complex concepts, analyses, and interprets ideas into logical strategy. Able to identify areas of strengths and weakness and implementing company policies, standards, changes in operation, and systems that optimize productivity and the best results for clients. Demonstrated ability to motivate staff and teams to maximum productivity and control costs through most effective uses of manpower and available resources. I have worked for companies such as Autodesk, Hitachi Software, DigitalGlobe, Grabert Systems.
Experience supervising & managing international teams of software developers from countries such as India, Russia, Peru, Venezuela, Argentina and Chile to help develop applications for US companies.

Why did you decide to be an IIC judge?

quote Great ideas come with challenges and I love to be part of how they can be solved.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020