– 2008. At the age of 22, Roberto dropped his job as a lawyer and started his entrepreneurship journey. Starting by founding the first startup focused on digital content for mobile devices and then director and partner of the first startup for video-editorial news at his home state Veracruz. Despite the enormous success and track of the ideas, Roberto failed on this ventures by the lack of managerial skills.
– 2009 – 2010. After the declaration of war made by the Mexican federal government against the drug cartels, the media in Mexico was violently hit by the violence. Despite the increasing threats to the journalist in Mexico, Roberto became the leading voice for the rights of the digital journalism and civic activism in Mexico.
– 2011. When the war and the violence reached its peak point, Roberto was pushed to leave his home state and country. By his 25th birthday, Roberto left Mexico for the first time, becoming an intern as an assistant lecturer in Karvina University in the Czech Republic, delivering cultural presentations about social challenges in Mexico.
– 2012. At the age of 26, he moved to India to become the first assistant professor of Advertising, Marketing and Business Innovation at PCTE Group of College in Ludhiana, Punjab, awarded as the best Business School in the north of India. After 1 year living in India, he got fully interested and involved in social entrepreneurship as a way to face local social challenges with a global scope.
– 2012 till date. Since then, Roberto travels the world as a guest professor and lecturer in educational centres and universities, and onsite consultant for dozens of grass-roots NGOs and social entrepreneurs in countries like India, Vietnam, Thailand, Kenya, Rwanda, etc. His work has been hosted by renamed universities and educational centres such as Goa University in India, the University of Economics in Vietnam, Rwanda´s Public Library, etc.
– 2013. He founded Latinomics Leadership Forum, which previously was a blog and magazine, to turn it into a global NGO with products and programs aiming to disrupt the traditional educational model in Latin America. In 2015 Latinomics was recognized by the media in Latin America as one of the leading NGOs incorporating new models in the educational sector. Latinomics Leadership Forum is nowadays a leading platform for the new generation of social leaders in Latin America, with more than 300 hundred emerging leaders engaging every year in the programs.
– 2016. After 5 years working in the field with NGOs, communities and social entrepreneurs. Roberto founded Social Innovation Hub, an initiative aiming to inspire, connect and empower social initiatives around the world, attending more than 50 social initiatives in more than 10 countries.