Gilbert M.

Entrepreneur & growth professional focused on marketing & data analysis in IT, eCommerce

United States of America

My business cards have said such things as CEO, Business Strategy and Product development Consultant, Senior Research Engineer, Senior Technologist, President, and VP of Strategic Planning and Marketi...see more

  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy & Business Development


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Co-Founder & Head of Growth

5 years
Current position
Jan 2018 - Present
Twnel is a messaging-based communication and productivity tool for your business. It synchronizes your supply chain and helps you increase the productivity of your network of partners.

Founder and CEO

Baloka Inc
7 years
Current position
May 2015 - Present
For about 10 years, Baloka was a fashion jewelry eCommerce company. However, since 2015 we have pivoted and the company now has become a growth hacking agency. Baloka specialized in h...see more

Business Strategy and Product Development Consultant

Looi Consulting LLC
2 years
Jan 2013 - Apr 2015
Business and technology strategist supporting multiple clients, including the Inter-American Development Bank on the conceptualization and vision of the ConnectAmericas portal. Advise...see more

Senior Research Engineer

Aptima, Inc.
4 years
Mar 2008 - Jan 2012
Technology strategist with “productization” focus. Created strategy and plans to drive advance information technologies into industry with a focus on balancing deep functionality and us...see more

Senior Technologist

Aptima, Inc.
4 years
Jan 2004 - Mar 2008
Designed and built software solutions in the areas of knowledge elicitation, visualization, collaboration and e-learning, including: A Survey Rendering Engine to produce web-based surv...see more

Technical Project Manager

Aptima, Inc.
3 years
Nov 2000 - Jan 2004
Introduced emerging technologies in the web conferencing space. Led effort to build a specialized online community funded by ONR (Office of Naval Research). Won the first Aptima Initiat...see more

Chairman of the of the Board, Founder

Graficom Ltda
9 years
Jan 1989 - Jan 1998
Successfully started and self-financed a commercial printing company that worked in conjunction with Grafiletras. Led the acquisition of two small printing companies and successfully me...see more

Faculty Council Member

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
11 months
Jan 1989 - Dec 1989
Faculty Council Member, Engineering Faculty

President, Founder

Grafiletras Ltda
13 years
Oct 1987 - Oct 2000
Led hardware and software national distributor company through critical start-up, growth and operation cycles. Planned and managed marketing, sales, publicity, events, client education ...see more

Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Planning

Colcomp SA
11 months
Oct 1986 - Sep 1987
Successfully developed and implemented plans that increased sales by more than 110% in the first 7 months at the company. Built a highly effective marketing team to support the sales or...see more

Member of the Board of Directors

Procibernetica Ltda
11 months
Oct 1986 - Sep 1987
Successfully proposed and developed a plan to bring the company back to profitability. Secured the exclusive distribution agreement of Oracle for the Colombian territory through direct ...see more

Co- founder and member of the Board of Directors

Progression Ltda
5 years
Jan 1986 - Jan 1991
Started software development company specializing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Logistics Division Director/ Deputy General Director

Direccion General del Censo de Poblacion y Vivienda 1985 - DANE (Colombian Census Bureau)
2 years
Mar 1984 - Jul 1986
Directed all aspects of the Census, including project management, operations planning, cartography, organizational design of the complete census operation, training support, data captur...see more

Lecturer - Operations Research

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
6 years
Jan 1984 - Dec 1989
Lecturer, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering Department, and Economic and Administrative Sciences Faculty

Lecturer - Statistics for Business

Universidad de los Andes
4 months
Aug 1983 - Dec 1983
Lecturer, Statistics for Business, Business Administration Faculty

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Information Technology Data & Telecom

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy & Business Development