Speaker: Sebastian Barrios
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VP of Technology @Mercado Libre
Sebastian is Mercado Libre’s VP of Technology. He leads all cross-technology teams such as Platform Infrastructure, Services, Architecture, Machine Learning, Data Engineering, SRE, Mobile, Frontend, and UX. As a serial entrepreneur turned executive, Sebastian started and sold multiple companies, the latest being Yaxi, which was acquired by Cabify, where Sebastian served as CTO for 3 years. He was recognized as the youngest ever Endeavor Entrepreneur (he was 22 at the time). A record he still holds today. In 2020 he was recognized on the Forbes “30 under 30” ranking. He graduated with honors with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from ITAM (Instituto Tecnológico Autónoma de México)
In times of austerity, efficiency concerns are greater in companies that want to continue growing solidly. Everyone discusses the best approaches for scalability, resiliency, governance, and growth.