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The PropTech industry is investing heavily in developing technologies and new business models . significant impact on start-ups . An operation based on people alone is not sustainable because technology facilitates and simplifies processes .
What are the specific challenges of the region when implementing new technologies in Latin America ?
How do you deal with stress and relax outside of the office ?
I have a dog named Milo , and he is the best therapy for stress , taking a nap , playing in the park and working out . When Milo is resting , I like to learn about different things that can disconnect me . I enjoy history , genealogy and a couple of video games .
If you could go back and change one career decision , what would it be ?
I was in a cycle that I considered completed , so I decided to leave one company after being offered another that was very interesting and involved long training abroad in a place I had always wanted to visit .
The company offered me an opportunity for growth , and I received a promotion and better pay , but along the way , I realized that my cycle was over and I was not growing , even with these changes .
What do you currently identify as the top investment areas in your industry ?
The PropTech industry is investing heavily in developing technologies and new business models .
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The region has a large deficit of technology professionals , so the main challenge is to train more and more quality professionals in technology to meet the demand for new technologies .
FinTech companies are increasingly expanding access to the financial world for many people because regulations have changed . Business people and entrepreneurs have innovated , and it benefited millions .
The scenario in Latin America is that we are far behind in regulatory matters but progressing in other sectors . In general , there are still limitations .
The other great challenge in Latin America lies in corruption , which has historically limited investments in education and research , directly affecting the availability of talent and the development of new technologies , where other countries are pioneers .
Finally , another major challenge is progress in infrastructure , especially in telecommunications , because while there are countries where the 4G implementation has not yet been completed , new technologies are already demanding the arrival and full coverage of 5G .
What changes have you seen in your job role in the last year , and how do you think they will develop in the next 12 months ?
In the last year , I have seen positive progress in general in the region in training professionals in technology . People are aware of the job opportunities and are increasingly looking for technology training , and educational institutions have developed new models and adjusted their programs .
What advice would you give someone aspiring to a C-level position in your industry ?
The king in technology is the one who knows the business best and can align it with the technical aspects but not a person who can communicate only with those involved in the industry . p
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