Gabriel Charles



Latin America


Selection Panel


Gabriel Charles (@gabocharles) is founder and CEO of , a platform that creates solutions for the future of work challenge that people is facing. Gabriel has +20 years experience on the telecom, technology and education industry and was the country manager of Wayra Mexico, a corporate venture capital fund of Telefonica Group that invests on digital startups. Prior to this, he acted as Marketing Director for new products in Movistar, where he launched innovative solutions for different verticals such as cybersecurity, big data, entertainment and financial services. He was also responsible for the technology consolidation for Mexico and Central America during the acquisition of BellSouth Group by Telefonica.

Board member of different companies and venture capital funds, and is the director of the MBI program at, an institution focused on creative industries. He also founded and is an investor on startups through Active member of the Mexican Entrepreneurs Association and speaker on digital transformation, future of work and cutting-edge technologies topics. He is an art enthusiast and a potential cyborg.

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