• Portfolio

    Some of my recent work

    SOMA messenger

    San Francisco

    Served as a key member of the executive team charged with formulating and

    implementing growth strategies in Latin America and MENA region. As of October 2016, SOMA had over 40 million downloads.

    Pixy.tv

    San Francisco

    Collaborated with co-founders and teach team of Instanza Inc. on the definition and execution of growth strategies to position Pixy in Egypt, Saudi, and Morocco.

    Make it Happy

    New York City

    Founded Make it Happy with a mission to generate positive social change through happiness. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide grass roots network, Make it Happy's initiatives reached more than 80 million people in over 30 countries.

    Vaca Bacana

    Colombia

    Co-founded Vaca Bacana, a crowd funding platform that rewards happiness initiatives in Colombia every month with COP$1mm. As of today Vaca Bacana have funded 12 projects.

    Endorsement by the President of Colombia, Juan M. Santos

    (Bogotà, Colombia)

    My work on happiness was recognized by the President of Colombia and Nobel Peace Prize, Juan Manuel Santos as a creative social entrepreneur that is innovating the world.

    International Day of Happiness

    (U.N. Headquarters)

    In collaboration with other organizations and happiness activists I helped to create the UN's International Day of Happiness. This celebration was established by the United Nations General Assembly on 28 June 2012.

    World Happiness Report 2015

    New York City

    This publication is a measure of happiness published by the United Nations. The report is edited by Professor John F. Helliwell, Lord Richard Layard, and Professor Jeffrey Sachs. I collaborated with Professor Sachs' team in the 2015 version.

    On Happiness

    (Co-authored book)

    Co-authored “On Happiness”, a book that gathers and spread 110 ideas to make the world a happier place. Based on the idea that spreading happiness is a spark for social change, this document will serve as a powerful record of human happiness.

    Kadá

    Pereira, Colombia

    Co-founded a "mutual improvement" movement. This initiative brings together talented Colombians who work in entrepreneurship and various intellectual fields who prove their excellence in Colombia and abroad, but especially great human beings who wish to exchange knowledge and mutually help each other.

    320Happy InsideOut

    New York City

    It is a collaboration between world renown artist JR's InsideOut Project, Luis German, and I. We gathered over 3,200 portraits of individuals in 3 different cities to create awareness about the importance of happiness as a social development measurement for local governments.

    Happy Spots

    New York City

    Joined forces with conceptual artist and Optimist, Uncle Riley to share happiness an art form through public art during the 2014 Summer Streets Festival in NYC.

    Happy Post Project

    Boston

    Co-founded Happy Post Project. An initiative that used art and creative endeavors to spread happiness by empowering people with a simple question: "What Makes You Happy". Within a period of 20 months the project went viral and we were hosted more than 20 installations globally.

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