COO and Co-Founder
Eric was born in Mexico City, studying information technology engineering at the Tecnológico del Estado de Morelos. He also holds various certifications in information security, project administration, and IT governance. Roberto was born in Mexico City, going on to study his undergraduate degree in computer science at the Tec de Monterrey and a master´s degree in information security at UNAM. The two met early in their careers at Ticketmaster Mexico, where Roberto was Director of Technology and Eric headed the development team of the first online version of Ticketmaster for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. Then they founded Tralix, a company specializing in email marketing; Tralix also became an authorized provider of electronic invoices for the Mexican tax administration. After that, they also launched Yattos, a social funding platform that enables users to organize social funding circles using their Facebook accounts. While developing Yattos, Eric and Roberto were searching for a sophisticated online payment solution in Mexico in order to accomplish Yattos Business Model; Responding to this need, they founded Openpay in 2013.