Florencia Polcaro

COO and Co-Founder, BigCheese

Montevideo, Uruguay

Florencia is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of BigCheese, a company that builds and operates tailor-made software solutions for clients. Their services include DevOps and SRE consulting, AWS consulting and implementation, support with Geographical Information Systems, and individualized software solutions including the development of management systems and app development. BigCheese prides itself on building trusting relationships with clients and working with them as a team to design strategic solutions. Florencia holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from the Universidad de la República Uruguay and is a Certified AWS Cloud Practitioner and Alexa Skill Builder from Amazon. In addition to BigCheese, Florencia is a Professor of Data Structures and Algorithms 2 at the Universidad ORT Uruguay and the Co-Managing Director of the Uruguayan Chapter of Girls in Tech. Florencia is experienced in operational management, team leadership, agile planning, and business management.

What Florencia hopes to gain from the VV GROW Fellowship:
Florencia is looking forward to developing her business skills and expanding her network globally. She is particularly interested in connecting with fellows from the United States and Europe.

What Florencia can offer other fellows:
Florencia can offer advice on technology and share her knowledge of running a business.

Connect with Florencia on Social Media:
Website: www.bigcheese.uy
LinkedIn (business): https://www.linkedin.com/company/big-cheese-software-factory
LinkedIn (personal): https://www.linkedin.com/in/florenciapolcaro/
Facebook (personal): https://www.facebook.com/florencia.polcaro/
Twitter (business): https://twitter.com/BigCheeseUY
Twitter (personal): https://twitter.com/fpolcaro
Instagram (personal): https://www.instagram.com/flopolcaro/