Oscar Salazar

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Serial Tech Entrepreneur & Strategist

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    Global Outlook
    Latinx & Hispanic Culture
    Science & Technology

    Oscar Salazar: Biography at a Glance

    • Oscar Salazar is one of the most influential figures in the modern tech industry and was instrumental in helping to redesign the architecture of on-demand transportation worldwide
    • Co-founded Voyager, a crypto trading platform aimed at providing every investor with a trusted and secure access point to crypto asset trading
    • Founder and CEO of Citivox, a social media mobile platform designed to allow users to create interest-based communities
    • Co-founded Pager Inc., a telemedicine company that connects patients with high quality care providers through innovative technology applications
    • Launched Ride in 2015, an app to make commuting cheaper, easier and better for the environment
    • Established Ogon LLC, an advisory company through which he provides strategic, technical and marketing advice to entities both in the U.S. and internationally



    Oscar Salazar is a seasoned entrepreneur and senior executive in technology firms. He provides his telecommunications and engineering expertise in the design and architecture of innovative products and systems to make a positive impact on people’s lives.

    Oscar was instrumental in helping to redesign the architecture of on-demand transportation worldwide. He launched Ride in 2015, an app that helps companies provide commuting options that are cheaper, easier and better for the environment.

    Oscar is also co-founder and CTO of Pager Inc., a virtual care platform that brings together concierge services with advanced technology to provide patients a trusted, convenient healthcare experience. He was Founder and CEO of Citivox, a social media mobile platform designed to allow users to create interest-based communities.

    Additionally, Oscar provides strategic, technical and marketing advice to different sectors such as Rubicon Global Inc. (a tech driven waste management company), Cargo X (asset free trucking and logistics company based in Brazil) and Tech-Invest Spain (an entrepreneurial support company).

    Oscar is a Co-Founder and Advisor for Voyager, a cryptocurrency brokerage startup which went public in February 2019 on the TSX Venture Exchange in Canada.

    He holds a B.S. in telematics (University of Colima, MX), a M.Sc. in electric and computer Engineering (University of Calgary, CA) and a Ph.D. in telecommunications (Paristech, FR).


    Future of Technologyarrow-down

    Oscar Salazar has been instrumental in developing disruptive technologies, providing telecommunications and engineering expertise in the design and architecture of a variety of innovative businesses, products and systems. From his experience at the forefront of the sharing economy, Salazar discusses how disruptive trends and technologies like AI, big data, algorithms and blockchain will continue to redefine business.


    Technology & Social Entrepreneurshiparrow-down

    Oscar Salazar is an innovative tech entrepreneur who is changing the world. He has been at the forefront of emerging technologies that have disrupted everything from healthcare to your morning commute. Salazar shares key strategies to identify future trends and use them to ignite curiosity, foster innovation, and explore new possibilities across all industries. He identifies lessons learned from his successes and failures, and the critical factors he considers when analyzing investment risks. He encourages entrepreneurs, business leaders and executives to adopt disruptive technologies to improve the consumer experience and impact people’s lives in a positive way.

    Reinventing Healthcare Through Innovative Technology arrow-down

    Inspired by a desire to improve access to healthcare through technology, Oscar Salazar combined his passion and expertise to simplify the medical experience and deliver the best possible care to patients. The recent global health crisis resulted in a fundamental shift in how people receive and deliver routine care. In his presentation, Salazar shares how he identified a need within a major industry and sought to create technology to disrupt the traditional business model while improving the consumer experience. He offers insights into the future of healthcare technology and the impact that AI and disruptive innovations will continue to have on the entire medical system. 


    He certainly engaged the audience as a whole and all who spoke to him individually as well. He was a great guy.

    University of Iowa

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