Juan David Aristizabal
Founder and President, Los ZúperColombia
Juan David Aristizabal is the founder and President of Los Zúper, a non-profit organization equipping young people with the skills needed in the 21st century. Los Zúper combines media, filmmaking, tech and real-world events to build its education network with thousands of students. He is now working to expand Los Zuper’s presence in Latin America with the aim to bring its teachers, tech and programmes into several national schooling systems and into companies in the region within the next few years.
Juan is a Fulbright fellow and holds a M.A in International Affairs at Columbia University. He is also the co-Founder of Todos por La Educación, a social movement in Colombia dedicated to pushing the government to prepare people for the new roles and jobs in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
He is currently lecturer in Leadership and Public Affairs at CESA Business School in Bogotá and an Ashoka Fellow. He has also been recognized by Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs” and authored “Todos podemos cambiar el mundo”.
Juan is determined to push humanity forward by empowering students to use their talents and current technology to unleash their fullest potential – using education. He wants to revolutionize education in Latin America and fill the education gap by providing transformational and holistic learning for all levels – by building successful multimedia initiatives, education platforms and online academies.