Get to know the Geekbears

We are a vibrant and diverse team of software engineers and designers with roots at UC Berkeley and around the world.

We are a vibrant and diverse team of software engineers and designers with roots at UC Berkeley and around the world.

2015

Year Founded

9

Team Members

100+

Happy Customers

37

Five-Star Reviews

$7.5 MM

Raised from Clients

Get to Know the Geekbears. Whether you want to disrupt an industry or create an entirely new one, we partner with ambitious entrepreneurs like you to transform a vision into a Marketplace or SaaS that’s built to scale. Our agile team of software engineers and UI/UX designers have helped clients launch more than 100 applications, averaging more than one product or website launch per month since our start in 2015. Geekbears was born out of this ambition, and with a roster of top talent, we have brought more than 65 client projects to life since our 2015 inception. From engineering and design to business development and digital marketing, we provide our clients with the tools to scale and succeed. Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company or starting from scratch, we believe in the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, and will work diligently to help you build your product.

Marcos Mena-Brena

CEO 
UBC ‘13 // UC Berkeley ‘18

Co-founded SchooLinks. Grew team to 8 in-house software engineers. SchooLinks raised ($1.5 USD Million) funding and won an incubator program (Capital Factory). Currently UC Berkeley’s Entrepreneurship Association VP of Tech.

Carlos Bertin Leon

Co-Founder & COO
Tecmilenio University ‘16 //Tecmilenio University ‘18

Founded Interlion, an I.T. company focusing on hardware & software support servicing Mexico City’s Metropolitan Area. Carlos has a Master on IT Management at one of the best Universities in Mexico founded by Tec de Monterrey. He enjoys traveling around the world.

Victor Heredia

VP of Software Engineering
UPVM

Software Engineer specializing in MEAN Stack Development. Has built dozens of web apps including dumpling Inc.’s web app, a Harvard MBA alumni startup. Victor has done research in several JavaScript tools we use at Geekbears.

Brandon Luz

Senior Project Manager
ITESM ‘16

Graduated as a Business and IT Engineer from one of the Best Universities in Mexico, Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM). Have been working in the Financial sector for one of the most important companies in the USA. He enjoys traveling the world.

Ivan Rangel

VP of Software Engineering (Back-End)
IPN ‘16

Graduated from the top Computer Science in Mexico, Ivan has built several web apps using the MEAN Stack, including one for a major Insurance Company based in New Jersey.

Oswaldo Becerra

Senior Software Engineer
ITP ‘09

Graduated as a System Engineer, in his +5 years of experience Oswaldo has built several web sites and web/mobile apps using programming languages such as PHP and Javascript.

Daniel Moctezuma

Software Engineer
UDLA ‘18

Graduated with a SACS Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
Daniel has built several Websites from design to code.

Miguel Romero

UI/UX Lead Designer 
Parsons School of Design ‘17

UX/UI Designer with a BFA in Product Design from Parsons School of Design in New York City. He has wide experience working as a multidisciplinary designer focusing on digital design and user research.

Feenaz Bhaukaurally

Business Development Manager
University of Mauritius ‘12

Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems, Feenaz has solid experience in targeting new business leads and opportunities in web & mobile development domain through different channels. She has worked for international companies based in France, UK and US.

Almira Arayata

Bookkeeper & Financial Analyst
Southern New Hampshire University ‘20

+15 years work experience in Accounting, Financial Analysis, Full charged bookkeeping, Audit and Administrative function; Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified; Expertise in Hyperion, GLUI, MYOB, SAP, Quickbooks, Freshbooks, Xero, Wave, Zoho Books & CDK Accounting Software.

Aranzazu 
Tovar

UX/UI Designer
ITESM ‘18

UI/UX designer with a BA in Communication & Digital Media, and a specialization in Integral Design by Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid. She’s a professional with a strong visual signature – Art, design, and tech drive her work.

Almira Arayata

UX/UI Designer
Southern New Hampshire University ‘20

+15 years work experience in Accounting, Financial Analysis, Full charged bookkeeping, Audit and Administrative function; Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified; Expertise in Hyperion, GLUI, MYOB, SAP, Quickbooks, Freshbooks, Xero, Wave, Zoho Books & CDK Accounting Software.