Alejandro Maza

  • Founder and CEO, OPI Analytics

Alejandro Maza is a Mexico City based entrepreneur working at the intersection of technology, transparency, and decision-making. In 2010, he founded Yo Propongo, which pioneered the use of social media and machine learning for civic engagement in the region. The organization evolved into OPI Analytics an AI startup that provides state-of-the-art technology for decision making and government transparency. OPI has been instrumental in the implementation of Open Data policy and technological infrastructure in Mexico at the national and local levels, and OPI’s algorithms are currently used to detect corruption risk in public contracting and for evidence based policy planning at a national level. Alejandro has a background in Mathematics and Economics and is passionate about technology. He is an Ashoka Fellow, an Endeavor Entrepreneur, and a WEF Global Shaper. Besides his work at OPI, Alejandro mentors several startups and NGOs in Mexico.