Mauricio Álvarez (Chile), Chief Product Officer Cencosud /

Mauricio Álvarez is a prominent professional in the technological field. He currently works as Chief Product Officer at Cencosud, leading Products, Projects and UX for Chile. Previously, he held the position of Director of Product, UX and Agility as well as Chief Data Officer at Walmart Chile, where he led the development of digital products and the company’s data team. At AFP Cuprum, Mauricio was Head of Product for the Web channel, adopting an agile mindset to drive innovation and improve customer experience in a highly regulated and traditional environment. At LATAM Airlines, he played the role of Digital Product Manager of Digital Payment Methods, leading a team in the development of high-value solutions in this area and overcoming unique challenges presented by different cultures and regulations in various countries. Outside of work, Mauricio enjoys sharing a barbecue with friends, producing podcasts for Technologist Life (personal brand), giving talks, reading, studying and, of course, hobnobbing.


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