Santiago Garcia

Founding Partner


Santiago is a serial entrepreneur and intrapreneur in multiple sectors. He structured the country’s first organic agriculture consultancy, the first online tax accountability system, the first web presence software of the country’s municipalities, a food company that won 4 innovation awards and the most influential technology-based public innovation unit in the country, to the point of being considered one of the 20 best public innovation teams worldwide. Prior to being the Founding Partner of Qüid Lab, Santiago was Coordinator of the Digital Public Innovation Center for Colombia’s ICT Ministry. He led the building of a new concept called Digital Public Innovation which is characterized by the decentralized generation of innovative solutions, leveraged on ICT and seeking to achieve the objectives of sustainable development and improve the performance of the State. To address this concept, his team worked within the framework of its own theory of innovation ecosystems, seeking to strengthen the dynamics of this ecosystem.