Ruben has a background in physics, computer science and business administration. Ruben started developing OS and virtual machines for embedded devices, and has driven commercial deployment of security products in mass scale from manufacturing of tamper resistant devices to distribucion of cryptographic material. Ruben has led several innovation teams in different companies as well several standardization committees and consortiums.
Ruben joined Verizon in 2010 and has launched smartphones, smartwatches, trackers, mobile payment apps, service activation flows, among others. Ruben is currently the head of emerging technologies in devices with the focus of enabling access to more powerful user value and experiences (entertainment, L&D, design). This is made possible by leveraging the power of 5G and EDGE in smartphones as well as in new device interfaces that reach beyond the constraints of flat screens (AR/VR devices).