From Silicon Valley to Mexico: YouTube at Wizeline 2018



YouTube and Wizeline Academy present an evening for local technical talent to discuss the emerging “Silicon Valley” of Mexico. Attendees will learn about the unique experiences and challenges YouTube engineers face, the impact their work has on YouTube’s mission to better serve billions of YouTube users, as well as offer access to YouTube’s Staffing team to establish potential future relationships and gain more insights into the open engineering roles at YouTube.

At the end, 2 Wizeliners and 3 YouTubers/Googlers will participate in an interesting panel discussion to talk about their experiences and answer any questions you may have.

Our goals are to

  • Engage with engineering talent in Mexico and introduce them to the unique technical challenges faced at YouTube. 
  • Support tech-focused initiatives in Guadalajara, which is building itself up as “The Silicon Valley of Mexico”, as well as Mexico City for community building and to establish relationships with the YouTube Staffing team for future job opportunities.
  • Connect with and build a strong relationship between YouTube and the Mexican tech community.
October 11

Course Dates

Mexico City, MX


3 Hours

Course Length

150 Spots

Onsite limited




6:30-8:00 PM

Registration & Welcome

8:00-8:35 PM

Lighting Talks by YouTube and Google engineers

8:35-9:15 PM

Panel: YouTube/Google speakers & Wizeline

9:15-10:00 PM

Wrap up & Networking


Angelica Inguanzo

Angelica Inguanzo

Front-end Engineer - Daydream

Angelica Inguanzo is a front-end engineer working on Daydream, Google's AR / VR team. She is passionate about film and technology, previously working at YouTube. She loves the visual aspects of engineering and the technical aspects of filmmaking. She is of Mexican / Honduran descent and an advocate for representation in the film and technology industries.

Michael Duarte

Michael Duarte

Software Engineer at YouTube

Michael Duarte earned his Bachelor of Engineering in computer systems at Instituto Tecnológico de Mexicali. Currently, as a software engineer at YouTube/Google in the Commerce Team, he works on YouTube Premium and Originals on the YouTube Android app. Prior to YouTube, he started his career as a mobile game developer at Gameloft in Mexicali and TinyCo in San Francisco. Michael likes problem-solving and creating enjoyable user interfaces, as well as attending events that support young adults starting to learn computer science.

Guillermo Quezada

Guillermo Quezada

Site Reliability Engineer at Google

Guillermo Quezada was born and raised in Mexico City, he attended to ITESM where he obtained a Mechatronics engineering degree. Six months after graduating, he obtained his first job in Silicon Valley.
Guillermo has been working in the software industry for over 10 years, handling multiples roles throughout his career in the areas of software development and software engineering. He has worked for Tellabs, Dell, Symantec and currently he’s working as a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) for Google.
Memo works actively with groups of Mexicans living abroad. He was president of EXATEC San Francisco / Bay Area and is part of Red Global MX, whose main goal is to create a community of Mexican professionals living abroad.

Tania Mendoza

Tania Mendoza

Software Engineer at Wizeline

Tania is a mathematician turned into Software Engineer. Before joining Wizeline, she worked in scientific computing and data science tackling problems in graph theory and NLP. She is passionate about Statistical Learning, Technology and building scalable products.

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