Gary is Founder of Holosens, a Startup company builder in Peru that has mentored and invested in Entrepreneurs and incubated Startups which have received Research & Development Grants, and seed capital from accelerators like Telefonica’s Wayra, 500 Startups from Silicon Valley, Startup Chile, Startup Brazil, Startup Mexico, Startup Peru and angel investors. Gary has advised large corporations, SME's, entrepreneurs and government organizations in matters of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Startups. Gary has been an economic consultant for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) specialized in the formulation and evaluation of industrial investment projects. Gary has been a speaker on Startups, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for The World Bank, The Inter-American Development Bank, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Facebook's Developers Conference in Silicon Valley, The Economist Global Business Forum and other organizations. Gary is Founder of Cinepapaya, a technology Startup company providing a platform for online and mobile ticketing sales for movies, concerts, theatre plays and events in emerging markets. In 2013, Gary delivered the winning pitch for Cinepapaya at the APEC INTEL Challenge in Taiwan competing with hardware and software startups from 23 Asia Pacific countries, as well as the LAB4 Pacific Alliance Innovation Forum in Chile. In 2014, Cinepapaya received a $2 million investment from Brazilian O2O company Movile, a leading global company in the development of mobile content and commerce, funded by Naspers from South Africa. In December of 2016, Cinepapaya was acquired by Fandango NBC Universal from the United States. Gary is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for technology; having received the President of Peru Prize in 2010 for demonstrated merits in matters of innovation, vision of the future, social responsibility and adoption of association strategies in its business models. Gary is Ambassador in Peru for Global Entrepreneurship Week and Singularity University, as well as Delegate of Startup Nations, which congregates Startup ecosystem leaders of more than 40 countries. He received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola in Peru in 2015. Gary was selected as Endeavor Entrepreneur at the Endeavor International Selection Panel in San Francisco in August of 2015. For his achievements in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Gary was named Ambassador of Peru Brand in June 2016 by the Government of Peru. Gary is a PhD Candidate and Master in International Political Economy from Tsukuba University in Japan, graduate of the Masters of Governability from Universidad San Martin de Porres in Peru, Master in Science of Economics from Florida State University and Bachelor in Science of Business Administration and Economics from the University of West Florida in the United States. He completed the Silicon Valley Immersion Program of the University of San Francisco in 2012. In 2016, Gary completed in the Innovation and Growth Program at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and the Scaling Entrepreneurial Ventures at Harvard Business School. Gary is Founder and Director of Singularity University’s Global Impact Challenge for Peru, sponsored by the Science and Technology Program of the Government of Peru with the objective to identify Peruvian innovators with the skills, talent and passion to solve grand challenges and positively impact the lives of millions of people around the world through the use of cutting edge technologies. The winners of the competition are awarded a confirmed spot at Singularity University’s Graduate Studies Program with all travel expenses, tuition, room & board covered by a grant.