The team at CIELO is a seasoned one. We’re colleagues and friends, we’ve even become family. What binds us is the drive to help you do more, be better, go faster, work easier. Check us out!
Guillermo Younger Jr
Founder and CEO
As Founder and CEO, Guillermo has driven CIELO’s mission of empowering the world to achieve more through connectivity, achieving EBITDA profitability and +60% growth in consecutive years. Previously, Guillermo held various senior roles at CES+, an IT Systems Integrator in the cinema industry, and sharpened his brand and general management skills at Unilever and PepsiCo. Guillermo holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a BA from Cornell University. Originally from Honduras, he is a first-time father, an award-winning amateur BBQ pit master, and enjoys composing and performing music.
Rick Cabrera, PfMP, PMP
VP Product & Technology
Rick leads CIELO’s Product and Technology strategy and has been with the company since January 2015. Under Rick’s leadership, CIELO has excelled in product innovation and platform performance improvement while scaling at over 100% year after year growth. Previously Rick served in Manager roles in Software and Quality Assurance at CIELO, Univision and TracFone Wireless. Rick is a certified Portfolio and Project Management Professional (PfMP/PMP) and holds an MBA from Western Governors University. Rick is originally from Leon, Nicaragua, is a gym enthusiast, and enjoys playing the drums and spending time with his family.
VP of Customer Growth
Rafael is a business professional with many years of experience helping customers realize the value of technology in their businesses. His experience has taught him that the keys to success are always around innovating and getting out of one’s comfort zone while being persistent during challenging times. He focuses on understanding customer needs and helping them be more competitive in order to improve results and gain market share. Prior to Cielo, Rafael was the VP of Channels for the Americas at Citrix where he introduced partner programs that significantly increased partner sourced business and developed partners based on their strengths. Rafael holds a MS MIS from Florida International University and an MBA from the University of Miami. Originally from Colombia he is the father of two daughters and practices Yoga regularly while enjoys the outdoors and attending his daughters’ singing performances.