LinkedIn: Raul Martin
What do you do currently?
I’m the CEO of Campus Party México. An anual event which brings together 25,000 talented young people during five days 24h x day.
How and when did you get involved with the Mexican entrepreneurial ecosystem?I’ve been living in Mexico for the last six years and have been the Campus Party CEO for the last five editions.
How would you describe the ecosystem in Mexico?
I think that the innovation ecosystem which includes the entrepreneurial one is growing every year thanks to the link with the US ecosystem and as the portal from Latin America to USA.
How the Mexican ecosystem compares to the rest of Latin America?
With more possibilities thanks to the close distance to USA.
What do you expect in the next 12 months?
I think it will pause a little bit because Mexico will enter in the political election year that will slow everything.
What are the main challenges?
The digitalization of the economy and the education of the population to use digital services.
What change or result would bring the greatest benefits for the ecosystem?
Democratization of the digital world.
Describe your typical day
100% focused in Campus Party execution and the finances of the project.
Who is your favorite entrepreneur?
Daniel Gómez (Solben).
A recent book do you recommend?
Simplicity: How the Best Businesses in the World Succeed – Richard Koch.
Smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop?
MacBook Pro + iPhone.
iOS or Android?
Favorite social network?
Playa del Carmen – México.
What are your goal for the next 12 months?
Complete Campus Party 2017 and consolidate Campus Party 2018.
One word that describes you?
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