2018 Speakers

José V. Aguerrevere, Co-Founder & CEO

José V. Aguerrevere

Co-Founder & CEO, Takeoff Technologies

Jose Vicente Aguerrevere is a serial entrepreneur with passion for retail and disruptive business models, who has successfully developed businesses in technology and retail.Currently, Jose is Co-Founder and CEO of Takeoff Technologies, Inc. (takeoff.com). Takeoff is actively working with prominent grocery retailers in the U.S. implementing its eGrocery automation solution. The company will open the first automated hyper local fulfillment center in October 2018, with several other following right after.Jose was elected Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the World Economic Forum’s Schwab foundation (2013) and he is an active member of the WEF social entrepreneurship community. He has also worked as a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton in Latin America and the U.S., and as an investment banker with Merrill Lynch in Europe.Graduated in Mechanical Engineering, Summa cum Laude, from the Simon Bolivar University in Venezuela (1997), Jose also holds a MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated with highest honors (Baker Scholar) in 2002.