Meet our Management Team

Gerardo Fernandez

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Founder & CEO


Gerardo Fernandez started IIB-Consulting in 2008 with a passion for assisting foreign firms with their IT staffing needs through Mexico's deep pool of talented engineers.  Aside from bieng a partner in the firm, Mr. Fernandez is a successful attorney in Mexico City as he specializes in corporate and labor law.  His involvement IT staffing is a result of his successful representation of many foreign clients in the IT industry in Mexico.


Gerardo holds a law degree from the prestigious National Autonomous Public University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City. He has also studied organisations psychology and is currently in the process of getting a certification in the Transactional Analysis (TA) aproach, from the International Transactional Analysis Asociation (ITAA)


In his free time, Gerardo enjoys traveling, jogging, reading and spending time with his family. He is also a passionate pet lover.

Jorge E. Lozada

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Partner & CFO


Jorge Enrique Lozada is a Mexican businessman who has had great success in several industries. He has mainly developed businesses where human talent is its main component. He currently manages businesses with more than 1,000 employees.

He joined IIB-Consulting in 2017 as a principal investor contributing with all his experience in the field of finance and business development.

Jorge's passion for investing in the boom of Mexico's technology industry is a direct result of his overall entrepreneurial enthusiasm, along with his passion to help emerging companies in his native Mexico, as well as his vast experience in managing Human Resources.


Jorge divides his time between Mexico City, where his main business headquarters are located, and his branches in the cities of Monterrey, Nuevo León (industrial capital of Mexico), the historic city of Mérida, Yucatán (jewel of the Mexican southeast) and the beautiful and thriving city of Whitewater in Wisconsin. He is a visionary who finds in the use of social networks and information technologies the future of successful global companies.


Jorge enjoys spending his free time with his family dedicated to outdoor activities

John Hyatt

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 Partner & CMO


John Hyatt joined IIB-Consulting in 2017 as the perfect fit for developing the firm's global client base.  A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, John has lived in Mexico City since 2008 where he has assisted foreign firms with their business ventures in Mexico and has supported Mexican firms with US and Canadian market entry. 


John is the co-editor of Mexican Business Culture, a comprehensive text on Mexico's complex business culture.  A true Latin Americanist, John has done business in and traveled to over 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries.  Aside from holding a degree in political science & Latin American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, he has studied at the University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires, the University of Guadalajara, and Georgetown University in Washington DC. 


In his free time, John enjoys traveling, boating, hiking and eating Mexican cuisine.  

Sofía Sánchez

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HUMAN RESOURCES & RECRUITING MANAGER


With more than 10 years experience in HR, Sofia is the firm's expert for locating and procuring Mexico's top IT talent.  She does her job with great passion, finding and pairing her country's top IT engineers with globally aligned positions that fit their talented profiles. 


In her free time, Sofía enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter as well as teaching

Leonardo Chavez

LEGAL MANAGER Latin America

LEGAL MANAGER


Leonardo Chavez is an expert in Mexican Labor  and Tax Law who has helped IIB-Consulting since it's creation. Also skilled in International Commerce Law is an experienced consultant who has been associated to prestigious firms in Mexico.


Lover of gaddets and technology, he is a passionate family man who loves to share his love for innovation with his daughters.

Sergio Vallejo

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CTO


Sergio Vallejo is a highly experienced IT engineer with extensive experience in international implementation and fulfilment projects.  Sergio's experience includes technology solutions specialized in mobile and cloud technologies like SaaS and On Premise.


 He is also specialized in Balanced Scoreboard (BSC), Strategic Planing and Business Advisory Services.


He is experienced and up to date in Citigroup's financial technologies  and skilled in management and use of IT applications and Data Warehouse.


He has more than 20 years of experience in the design and development of IT solutions for clients in the US, coordinating IT, administrative and accounting resources.


Bilingual and bicultural, he has been responsible for creativity and innovation in IIB-Consulting since 2016. Having great passion in every aspect of his life, he loves to spend his free time with his family, and nearly every weekend he likes to have fun in family and community gatherings in his beloved hometown of Mexico City.