Our Team

WE ARE A global team building
global GOVERNMENT products.

And there’s nothing we’d rather be doing.

Meet the people creating the next breakthrough in government systems
through powerful and transformative technology products.

 
 
 
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Paola Santana

CEO

Lawyer, tech entrepreneur, and procurement expert. Fulbrighter. Drone delivery pioneer.

 

Esteban García

Chief of Staff

US Government specialist and startup manager who strives for progress above politics.

 
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Gerardo Mateo

Global Operations

Computer Science B.Eng. candidate. Working in the intersection of tech & business operations.

 
 
 

Yogesh Khasturi

Software Development

Computer Science specialist, backend developer, and expert in marketplace platforms.

 
 

Our Advisors

been there. done that.
outstandingly.

Our advisors have lead key government agencies, designed groundbreaking products,
developed cutting-edge technologies, and helped humans explore outer space.
We aim nothing less.

 
 

Jim Williams

Government Procurement

Former U.S. GSA’s Acting Administrator under President George W. Bush and GSA’s first Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner. Earlier in his career, Jim was the IRS’s leader for Procurement and Program Management, and the federal government’s computer procurement expert for the US-Japan 1990 Supercomputer Procurement and 1992 Computer Procurement Trade Agreements. He has served the US Federal Government for over 30 years, and has been distinguished with two Presidential Rank Awards.

 
 
 

Marc Shillum

Commerce Platforms & Binary UX

Multi-awarded designer and creative director behind Nike, HBO, Discovery, eBay, Aston Martin, Barnes & Noble and other Fortune 500 companies, connecting the dots between business, brand and product experience. He advises category-defining startups like Canary, Molekule, SoftKinetic and served as founding CXO at Matternet. Currently, he’s the Senior Director of Global Brand and End-To-End Product Experience at eBay, and is the author of 'Brands as Patterns', a foundational white paper for coherent brand building in the digital age.

 
 
 

Dr. Yvonne Cagle

Global Ambassador

NASA astronaut, chief scientist for the Level II Program Office of NASA’s Commercial Reuseable Suborbital Research program, and lead astronaut liaison for Silicon Valley programmatic partnerships with Stanford University, Google, and others. Her groundbreaking work includes preserving NASA legacy data while galvanizing its leadership in global mapping, sustainable energies and disaster preparedness, with substantial contributions to the longitudinal study on astronaut health, space telemedicine, and the development of cutting-edge technologies for human advancement. She is a retired Colonel in the United States Air Force where she served as a Senior Flight Surgeon, and is the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, United States Air Force Air Staff Exceptional Physician Commendation and National Technical Association Distinguished Scientist Award, having exceptionally served the US government for over 30 years.

 
 
 

Steve Yankovich

E-commerce Platforms Architecture

Steve has spent 37 years in the technology field, from CPU logic designer to founder, CTO and CEO of an enterprise software startup, to Fortune 500 company executive. Most recently, Steve spent a decade at eBay building mobile for all of eBay's global businesses and driving product innovation for major components of eBay's marketplace and customer experience. As part of his tenure at eBay, he also helped spin out Magento as CTO when PayPal and eBay split into separate public companies. He serves on a public board (NASDAQ: RST), a private company, a non-profit, numerous startup and several venture capital firms, and has amassed a portfolio of over 100 patents, with 63 granted.

 
 

Our Global Contributors

The breakers and the builders
helping us get there.

Our extended community of people that share our vision
and are contributing to materialize it, today.

 
 

Isabel Torron

UX Design

Industrial Designer. Creating intuitive tools for responsible futures.

 
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Carmen Amaro

Government

Lawyer and governance specialist.
World Bank consultant experienced in public-private partnerships.