Latinx Product Leaders

Product School is proud to honor the most influential Latinx Product Leaders who help create digital products loved by millions.

Jimena Almendares

Product Executive at Facebook

Product Executive at Facebook

Jimena Almendares

Jimena has 18 years of experience leading cross-functional teams at public companies and growth start-ups. She has worked in 16 countries and led teams across North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. She is also a board member and ERG leader for LGBTQ+ and Latinx communities, and she is currently a Product Executive at Facebook, where she works with the Facebook Apps Leads Team.

Manuel Bronstein

VP of Product at Google

VP of Product at Google

Manuel Bronstein

With an impressive product resume, Manuel has worked as a product leader at P&G, AOL, Microsoft Xbox, Zynga, and YouTube. He now holds the position of VP of Product for Google Assistant, and invests in multiple companies across applied AI/ML, fintech, health and wellness, marketplaces, and media & entertainment.

Fabiana Azevedo

Staff Product Manager at Twitter

Staff Product Manager at Twitter

Fabiana Azevedo

Fabiana is a Staff Product Manager at Twitter, where she leads Twitter’s product efforts on misleading information. She has also previously worked at Facebook as a Growth PM for Instagram, Integrity PM for Instagram, and Stories Integrity PM for Facebook Stories. As an expert on Agile product and project management, and SCRUM master, Fabiana has been called “the personification of a swiss army knife.”

David Cancel

CEO at Drift

CEO at Drift

David Cancel

David is best known for creating hyper-growth products and product teams at companies such as Drift, HubSpot, Performable, Ghostery, and Compete. He has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, Wired, and Fast Company. He has also guest lectured on entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School, MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and other universities. David is currently the co-founder and CEO of Drift, the world’s first conversational marketing and sales platform.

Lilian Rincon

Sr. Director of Product at Google

Sr. Director of Product at Google

Lilian Rincon

As the Senior Director of Product Management at Google, Lilian's work has impacted literally millions of people. She has over 20 years of experience in the space, having previously worked as Director of PM at Skype and a Senior Lead Program Manager at Microsoft. Lilian is an exemplary product leader, recognized as one of the top 15 power women at Google by Business Insider, and one of the top 20 Latinos in tech by CNET.

Rafael Dahis

Product Leader at Instagram

Product Leader at Instagram

Rafael Dahis

Rafael is currently a Product Manager at Instagram and is responsible for covering Top-of-Funnel and Notifications for Instagram. His goal is to drive growth at the company and all-things user acquisition. Before his current role, he was a Product Manager at Facebook, Head of Product at Prefer, and Product Manager at Twitter. Rafael keeps connected with the Brazilian tech ecosystem as an advisor to several startups and VC firms. For each organization he leads, Rafael has helped achieve transformative success.

Laura Marino

Fmr SVP of Product at Lever

Fmr SVP of Product at Lever

Laura Marino

Laura is a senior product executive and has extensive experience in Product Management, M&A analysis, and definition of corporate strategies. She is currently a Chief Product Officer of TrueAccord and has held many positions as Vice President and Director of Product. Laura builds high-performing teams and translates business objectives into product strategy and actionable plans to deliver new technologies to market successfully. Besides, she holds two Master of Science degrees from Stanford. She is a guest speaker at the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and a member of the extended teaching team in the Stanford Management Science and Engineering Department, lecturing on Entrepreneurship and Product Management. Laura is also a board member of Leading Women in Technology and the recipient of the 2020 Technology Up-and-Comers award from Business Insider and Okta.com.

Diego Goyret

Principal Product Manager at Instacart

Principal Product Manager at Instacart

Diego Goyret

Diego is an e-commerce leader specialized in Product Management, Operations, and Data Science. Currently, he leads Search and Discovery for a Product Portfolio that includes Online Grocery, in-Store Navigation, and Monetization at Instacart. Previously, Diego Co-Founded Special Ops team for new growth initiatives for Jet.com and Walmart.com's Supply Chains. Before that, he conceptualized, built, and launched a new AI-powered product (EasyReorder) for the US online grocery market that has engaged millions of customers since launch and captured a significant share of consumables sales. Diego holds extensive experience in leading cross-functional teams and is very passionate about Social Impact Ventures focused on tackling inequality in Latin America. Education and Microfinance are the leading spaces in which he has been involved for the last years.

Laura I. Gómez

Founding Partner at Project Include

Founding Partner at Project Include

Laura I. Gómez

For over five years, Laura was CEO and Founder of Atipica, an enterprise startup that built the world's first people analytics platform for diversity. She holds years of experience in Product, she led all international product, program management, internationalization, and localization efforts for Jawbone products. She was also Head of Localization and Product at Twitter and Head of Ad Operations of Latin America and the Asia Pacific at YouTube. Throughout her career, she was recognized by numerous publications that include WIRED, Harper's Bazaar, NY Times, WSJ, USA Today, and more. Laura has a natural talent in how she managers her team and interfaces with her clients. She has extensive knowledge and experience in global communication and digital media.

Mariano Suarez

CEO at Mural

CEO at Mural

Mariano Suarez

Mariano is a creative, professional, and experienced entrepreneur. He is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of MURAL, a company that focuses on helping modern teams collaborate visually as well as powering up facilitators and inspiring the rest of the change-makers globally.

He is also the Co-Founder of Idea.me, a crowdfunding site for Latin America. In addition, Mariano was also the Co-Founder of Three Melons, a game studio based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that started creating Web games for companies like LEGO, Disney, Warner Bros, Disney, Mattel, Audi, MTV, Discovery Networks, among others.

Yezmin Fuentes

Sr. Director of Product at Weight Watchers

Sr. Director of Product at Weight Watchers

Yezmin Fuentes

Yezmin Fuentes is the Sr. Director of Product Management at WW (formerly Weight Watchers) and has extensive experience in Agile methodology. She began her career at WW as a Scrum master and worked her way up to Director of PM. Before that, she led the planning and delivery of several web and mobile projects for clients like Genomic Health, Univ. of Phoenix, and Silicon Valley Bank.

Daniel Elizalde

VP of IoT Products at Ericsson

VP of IoT Products at Ericsson

Daniel Elizalde

Daniel is a product executive at Ericsson with over 20 years of experience managing complex B2B technology products. He has a deep passion for developing CleanTech and leveraging the Internet of Things to solve some of the world's biggest problems, such as climate change. He also instructs Product Management courses at Stanford University and frequently speaks at conferences. Daniel hosts ``The IoT Product Leadership`` podcast and has trained over 1,200 product leaders from some of the top IoT companies in the world.

Lolita Taub

Latinx Operator and Investor

Latinx Operator and Investor

Lolita Taub

Lolita defines herself as a “Latinx operator and investor pushing for diversity in tech”. She works as the Chief of Staff and interim Head of Sales at Catalyte and has a venture capital and enterprise tech background. She is also Scout at Indie.VC, an investor at NextGen Venture Partners, an LP at Operator Collective and Portfolia’s Enterprise Fund, and a former VC at Backstage Capital. Lolita has been featured for her work on top mediums like Forbes, Inc.com, The Huffington Post, and Entrepreneur.com.

Arturo Lucatero

Sr. Product Manager at Microsoft

Sr. Product Manager at Microsoft

Arturo Lucatero

Arturo is an Experienced Product Manager at Microsoft working on services used by many Fortune 500 companies. He is very passionate about exposing students to STEM careers and enabling them to succeed in college by being an avid mentor in his community. Arturo comes from a Computer Science background and began working at Microsoft as an intern developer.

Gretchen Rodriguez

Sr. Product Manager at Santander

Sr. Product Manager at Santander

Gretchen Rodriguez

Gretchen is a Senior Product Manager at Santander, where she’s leading a digital transformation project that will benefit +144M customers around the world. She has extensive experience in creating customer-centric, cross-channel experiences on a global scale. And has a particular interest in neuroscience, human interactions, and how to use technology to influence behavior. Prior to Santander, she worked at eBay, Deloitte, and Wikia to name a few.