Albert Santalo is a computer scientist, Internet entrepreneur and angel investor with experience in high growth, venture-backed technology companies. His passion lies in designing products and building companies that disrupt traditional business models. He is an advocate for empowering entrepreneurs everywhere to build Silicon Valley technology companies in their local communities and was standing alongside President Obama at the signing of the Jobs Act in 2012.
He is founder and CEO of 8base, a developer acceleration platform that enables web and mobile developers to create enterprise applications on a serverless back-end. 8base competes in the low-code development platform market which is expected to grow from $4.3 billion in 2018 to nearly $22 billion by 2022, driven by the demand for digital transformation. Albert is also a board member and/or advisor to various technology ventures and has raised in excess of $100 million for his companies.