Some of my recent work
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
New York City
Happy Post Project
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.