VIVIANA SILESS

Co-founder & CTO @ Quipu Bank

BIOGRAPHY

Viviana Siless, full-time Assistant Professor and researcher at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Di Tella University. Viviana has a degree in Computer Science, FCEyN, (UBA). She did her PhD at the Université Paris-Sud XI, INRIA, Commissariat à l’énergie atomique (CEA) and a postdoc at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
She is co-founder and CTO of Quipu Bank, a startup that provides financial services to the informal economy in LatAm through web3 protocols. Quipu Bank provides loans to informal
micro-entrepreneurs using AI to generate alternative credit-scores based on data from trust
networks, behavior, videos, images, among others.

Robino is an economist specialized in Latin American development. She has a PhD in Development Studies from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa and a Master in Social and Political Studies for Latin America from the Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Chile. She has an Economist Degree from the Universidad de la Republica in Uruguay.