Diego May

Diego May

CEO – ixpantia

Diego May, CEO and Co-Founder of ixpantia, is a tech innovator and leader, with a distinguished career that spans over 25 years from corporate giants like Lucent, Intel, and Verizon, to innovative roles in tech startups such as InOrbit and Junar, and VC engagements, his career has been defined by contributions to the fields of data science, SaaS, robotics, entrepreneurship, and fintech. With an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires, Diego’s background is as impressive as it is diverse, providing him with a unique perspective on the intersection of technology and business. His technical acumen and leadership have been pivotal in his roles, at ixpantia he leads efforts to make organizations more data-driven through advanced data science, business analytics, and engineering strategies.

Diego’s dedication to technological advancement extends beyond the corporate sphere, deeply into open-source data and public-private innovation projects. His advisory role at InOrbit has been instrumental in pioneering efficient operations for IoT and robot fleets, showcasing a future where technology seamlessly integrates with human endeavors across diverse sectors. At the heart of Diego’s work is a commitment to fostering open innovation, as evidenced by his co-founding of ixpantia. He’s been involved in open-source data projects to drive public and private sector partnerships, aiming to unlock new avenues for data-driven decision-making, impacting governments and organizations from Silicon Valley to the Americas.

Furthermore, Diego’s past role as a Venture Capital Strategic Investor has enriched his perspective, allowing him to identify and nurture groundbreaking tech ventures, amplifying his impact on the tech ecosystem. This holistic approach, emphasizing inclusivity, open data, and cross-sector collaboration, positions Diego as a transformative leader. By introducing best practices and supporting “datapreneurs” across sectors, he fosters innovation and empowers data-driven leadership globally.

ABOUT ixpantia
ixpantia, a data science powerhouse based in Costa Rica, combines over eight years of expertise with a team of 25+ scientists to drive technological innovation across Big Data, ML, AI, and IoT sectors. With a portfolio of 200+ successful global projects, ixpantia is distinguished by its transparent, collaborative culture and client-centric approach, offering top-tier solutions that enhance data infrastructure and ROI. The team’s profound understanding of the American market is enriched by their higher education and professional experiences in the US, ensuring projects benefit from nearshoring advantages, cultural alignment, and cost efficiency.