Gerardo Barbosa received the B.S. in Electronics and Communications Engineering (2006) and the master’s degree in Technology Management (2009), both from Tecnólogico de Monterrey. He also completed a second master’s degree on Technology Commercialization (2011) at the University of Texas at Austin and has co-founded three software startups in Monterrey.
Gerardo has been an IEEE member for 15 years and an active volunteer for 12 years, serving in many different positions. At his section he served as Chair (2014-2015), Secretary/Treasurer (2012-2013), Student Activities Chair (2011), GOLD/YP Chair (2010- 2011) and Educational Activities Chair (2009-2010). In Region 9 he served as Technical Activities Chair (2016-2017) and as Treasurer (2018-2020). During the same period, he was a member of the vTools Committee (2018) and then MGA Vice Chair and Chair of the MGA IT Coordination and Oversight Committee (2019-2020). He is also an IEEE-HKN member currently serving as 2021 IEEE MGA Treasurer.