Hector leads the economic opportunity portfolio at Google.org—Google’s philanthropy—across the Americas. Within his role, he also manages many of Google’s social impact endeavors with the Latinx community. His previous experience includes leading Google.org’s humanitarian and crisis response efforts. Prior to Google, Hector has experience ranging from investment banking at Oppenheimer & Co, constituent casework at the Office of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and bilateral relations at the Economic Section of the US Embassy in Tokyo.
Hector holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Business from Florida International University, a Professional Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a Master of Public Affairs from the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley. Outside of work, Hector serves on the Board of Directors of Hispanics in Philanthropy, the Hispanic Federation, and several advisory boards, including the Impact Canada Advisory Committee, part of the Privy Council Office of Canada. Hector is originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and now resides in Berkeley, California.