Gerry grew up in Monterrey, Mexico, and has lived a cross-border experience. He first moved to the US to attend Yale University to pursue his Ethics, Politics & Economics. Gerry considered going into public service before discovering the potential of technology-driven companies to have a positive impact on society on a large scale.
After working in consulting at Bain & Company and starting and selling a previous company, he went on to attend Stanford GSB before working for a few years in San Francisco as an executive at technology companies.
Gerry moved back to Latin America to found a mobility startup and served as Chief Growth Officer and VP of Revenue at Grin Scooters/Grow Mobility. With a group of colleagues from that previous company, in 2020 Gerry founded Clara, an end-to-end corporate spend management solution for growing businesses in Latin America which itself has become one of the fastest-growing unicorns in the region.