Julian was born and raised in Colombia. He developed a passion for agriculture from his grandparents, who were farmers in “Palmira”. He studied Economics and Industrial Engineering in Bogota where he helped to establish a sustainability consultancy company called RedES_CAR. After graduating from a Master’s degree in Economics, Julian joined McKinsey in Colombia for 3 years. At Sloan, Julian is doing his MBA, he was finalist of the Patagonia Case Competition, co-led a Study Tour in Sustainable Agriculture in Colombia and is co-founding AdaViv, a hardware-enabled, predictive agriculture company.