Rogelio Cuevas Ruiz
Mexico City, Mexico


PEOPLE: Management, GROWTH: Marketing, PEOPLE: KPIs / OKRs


Rogelio is Founder and CEO at Centraal, a tech hub and coworking space in Mexico City. Centraal is a meeting point and catalyst for the Latin American startup ecosystem; also, home of a number of fast growing startups and venture accelerator at different stages of development. In conjunction with Google, Centraal conducts Google for Startups Accelerator LATAM, a 360 program focused on taking to the next level outstanding startups from the region. At Centraal, Rogelio has established strategic partnerships to foster the firm’s growth, some of which include Google for Startups, the Inter-American Development Bank, Born2Global, as well as local government agencies, non-profit organizations, and corporations in a number of industries. Prior to Centraal, Rogelio worked as management consultant, developing business models and strategies for companies in various industries, such as airlines, housing, CPGs, technology, among others. Also, Rogelio has worked in defining public policies and developing infrastructure projects in oil & gas, electricity, and transport. Rogelio holds a Bachelor of Engineering from McGill University and an MBA from IESE Business School. He has also attended Executive Programs at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School.