Chief Strategy Officer
Joaquin is a founding member of Insurgo Project
. Originally from Berkeley, California, he attended University of California Santa Cruz to concentrate on the nexus between economics and sustainability. As a middle school student in Chef Alice Waters's inaugural Edible Schoolyard Project
, Joaquin learned early on about bridging divides from classroom academics to urban farming. He reconnected with social entrepreneurialism in New York with Fenton Communications
and Insurgo, after migrating databases for actuarial teams in San Francisco, and running trial logistics with one of California's top 25 attorneys. Geared toward financial and environmental sustainability for social change, Joaquin manages business development and educational functions at Jacob's Digs.