René EspinozaFounder & CEO, Lazarillo, Ecuador
"The Mada ICT accessibility prize is a huge recognition for us and we believe it will be key for our expansion through the MENA Region"
René Espinoza, Founder and CEO of Lazarillo, a startup that developed a platform and mobile App for institutions to digitize their services and spaces to make them more accessible for clients with disabilities, selected as part of the Techdiversity program from Tampa Bay Wave 2019. Espinoza is a 29 years old Electrical Engineer from the Universidad de Chile, specialized in electronics, mobile and assistive technologies. He has worked in previous startups in the fields of mobile apps and health devices. Espinoza, selected as MIT Innovator under 35 Latam 2019, is a fellow from the Collective Global Accelerator, Westerwelle Young Founders Program and the Young Leaders of America Initiative.