Vichara is led by an exceptional team of financial technology professionals with decades of experience developing strategic and mission-critical systems for many of the world’s leading financial institutions.

Leonardo Zuniga Salcedo

Regional Manager – Latin America

Leonardo is a systems engineer with specialization in Computer Science from the University of the Andes (ULA) in Venezuela, with more than 10 years of experience in software development, business applications and portfolio management systems Prior to joining our team he was the Research and Technology Manager at DyR Technologies in Venezuela, where he led major projects in the oil industry as the development of a complete LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) for PDVSA, development of web-based Project management software for PDVSA. Design and implementation of a custom PHP library to accelerate web development. He also Developed security and database modules for .Net applications. Batch data analysis and model identification using MATLAB In our company he has led projects at Ryan Labs Asset Management – A Sun Life Company, Apollo Residential Mortgage, First American Corelogic and Oaktree Capital Management. He has been the head of the Colombia office for 2 years and now the LatAm Regional Manager since our Costa Rica office opening.