Alejandro Laplana is the founder/CEO of technology company Shokworks, Inc., which has developed more than 150 digital platforms for some of the world’s leading brands, sports teams and broadcasters. Alejandro has directly generated more than $150 million co-investing with clients to develop projects. Brand partners include Metrospaces, Immersity, Rypplzz, Rivals, the Colombian National Soccer Association, Kinesis Money, Start-Up Chile, Dupont Chemicals, Fox Sports, the United Nations and the governments of the U.K., Mexico and Panama. Previously, he was managing principal of Nesting Partners LLC, a patent-focused venture capital firm. In 2016, he advised his native Venezuela on intellectual property strategy.