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Javier Mata

Javier Mata is the founder and CEO of Yalo, the leading conversational commerce platform in emerging markets. Born in Guatemala, Javier is a serial entrepreneur who founded his first start-up at age 19 and is committed to develop technology that helps solve social challenges and have life changing impacts in developing countries.

Five years ago, Javier saw the opportunity to use technology to improve the way businesses communicate with their clients. He created Yalochat with the goal of  helping enterprises optimize critical processes and improve relationships with customers through messaging applications such as Whatsapp.

He is an engineer from Columbia University and a freediver.