At webRTC.ventures, We bring people together by closing geographical gaps using real time communication.
Using the best talent possible, we build innovative solutions that enable the communication of the future. We enrich and facilitate people’s lives with apps that better connect them with the world around them, no matter where they live.
Our team at webRTC.ventures hails from all around North and South America, and we serve clients around the world. We are experts at working remotely, which is part of what makes us so passionate about WebRTC. We didn’t invent WebRTC – but we love building apps with it and are experts in applying it to many use cases.
WebRTC is great for collaboration and remote work, but regardless of the industry you hail from, we are excited to build disruptive and cutting edge video applications for you!
Arin is co-founder and CEO of WebRTC.ventures, which grew out of the software development company AgilityFeat that Arin founded with David Alfaro in 2011. Arin started his career as an Electrical Engineer but switched to internet software development in 2000, and since that time he’s led development teams and consulting engagements at small startups, Fortune 100’s, and everything in between.
He holds a Master degree in Management of Information Technology from the University of Virginia, where he also teaches seminars on agile software development methodologies. Arin has spoken at technical and business conferences around the US and Europe on topics ranging from WebRTC to Agile Engineering and Lean Startups.
Relevant Skills: Strategy, Business Development, Contracts
Favorite Movie: Lord of the Rings
Life Aspiration: To live in Costa Rica (again)
Craziest thing I’ve ever done: Climbed an active volcano in Nicaragua with David and Maynor
CTO & Witch Doctor
Efficiency: We obtain the best benefits with the optimal amount of resources. Our customers want world class solutions that don’t break the bank.
Responsiveness: I got your back even before you know you need me.
Durable Competitive Advantage: I build solutions that keep us ahead of the competitors for years, even in times of uncertainty.
Relevant Skills: Technological Tasseography.
Favorite Quote: “We’re different, we didn’t inherit our money, we earned it calling bullshit early, often and very publicly.” – Billions, S02 E04
Director of Services
Originally from Montreal, Canada, Danielle joined the team in 2016. She’s now our Director of Services and often the most frequent point of contact for our clients.
She looks after Sales, Marketing and any type of development or consultation work from our finest engineers. Driven and passionate, she holds more than 25 years of experience in management, project management and coaching. After spending 13 years working for an international pharmaceutical company, she brings process improvement, structure and rigor to the table.
Danielle enjoys singing, working out, the beach and of course a good challenge!
Guilty Pleasure: Peanut Butter on one side and Nutella on the other.
Favorite Quote: “Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” – Alan Turing
Favorite video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26U_seo0a1g
Director of Products
Mariana is in charge of producing awesome products for WebRTC.ventures. She is all about creating great user experiences with our internal teams by designing, building and testing MVPs with a user centric approach. Mariana holds a Masters in Human Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University, and a BS in Computer Science from the Universidad de Costa Rica. Mariana is also a professor in User Experience at the Universidad de Costa Rica and the Universidad Veritas, and she has spoken at conferences in the US and Latin America.
Relevant Skills: Product Design, Usability, Project Management
Currently Reading: Books about parenting and startups, but suggestions are always welcome…
Favorite Meme: Overly-attached girlfriend
Account Executive, Enterprise Sales
John brings over 20 years of experience in the education, technology and media fields to his role at WebRTC Ventures. He has been an individual contributor and manager in sales, marketing and new business development. His previous companies include newrow, WebAssign, Sunburst Technology, Educational Resources, Inc., SportsatHome.com, Bonneville Worldwide Entertainment, and Public Media Incorporated.
Area of Expertise: What in your role keeps you up at night? How can I help you solve that?
- “Try Not To Suck” (one of the mottos of the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs)
- “Code Wins Arguments” (Mark Zuckerberg ‘s hacker mantra)
Germán is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and has been working in the software development industry since 2002. In 2008 he started his own software factory developing web and mobile apps for companies such as McDonald’s, Ford Argentina and more. In 2015, he started to work at WebRTC.ventures, beginning his career as a developer Eevangelist and technical leader.
Germán is also one of the core developers of Interactive Broadcast Solution, one of TokBox’s products. He writes technical articles, has spoken in several WebRTC conferences such as WebRTC Argentina and Kranky Geek Sao Paulo, and is the editor of RealTimeWeekly. He loves to participate in hackathons and has received prizes from Troppo and VoxImplant in TadHack 2016 in New York.
Relevant Skills: WebRTC, Functional Programming, Full Stack development, Team Leader.
Favorite Quote: “If someone could, I can too. If no one could, I’ll be the first.”
Favorite Favorite hobbies: Food, traveling, and watching Netflix
Love of my life: Julieta, my daughter.
Information Security Officer
As Information Security Officer, Maynor leads our internal initiatives related to security, compliance and disaster recovery and helping our clients with security assessments in different projects. In addition, Maynor has also been helping our clients for manual and automated application quality assurance.
Maynor has acquired a treasure trove of experience in different IT domains, previously serving as systems administrator and IT manager in various BPO, B2B and B2C businesses. Maynor holds a bachelor’s degree in computer system engineering.
Relevant Skills: IT Management, System Administrator, Information Security.
Favorite Quote: “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” – Tim Ferriss