Javier, who personally suffers from multiple food allergies, is the Founder and CEO of Alerje, a MedTech & Digital Health startup. He’s a member of the founding team of MedTech Color, an organization aimed to advance the representation of persons of color in the medical device industry. Javier was 2017 Detroit Google for Entrepreneurs x CODE2040 EIR, a role where he hosted diversity focused tech programming in Detroit neighborhoods with a goal to “Rewrite the Narrative”. Previous to this endeavor, he led in the development of mobile app projects for a multi-billion dollar health insurance company and pharmacy benefit manager. Prior working in the tech industry, the Chicagoland native worked in sales as a founding team member of an independent insurance agency.