Harlyn Pacheco & Ricardo Rodriguez

Year
2013
Location
New York, NY
Amount
$70,000
Term
June 2013–December 2014

Harlyn Pacheco and Ricardo Rodriguez are 2013 Black Male Achievement Fellows.

Harlyn Pacheco is CEO and co-founder of Qlovi, which allows educators to assign eBooks, quizzes, and lessons that track student engagement, growth, and mastery. Prior to his role at Qlovi, Pacheco, who hails from Colombia and Texas, worked at Children’s Arts and Science Workshops, where he fostered academic achievement through partnerships with New York City high schools and community-based organizations. He has also held roles in digital strategy consulting at Accenture, renewables investing at the Obama Administration’s Office of Management and Budget, and at Major League Baseball. Pacheco holds a BA, MBA, and MPP from the University of Michigan. During graduate school, Pacheco received numerous merit fellowships. Pacheco is an alumnus of Management Leadership for Tomorrow.

Ricardo Rodriguez is CTO and co-founder of Qlovi, which allows educators to assign eBooks, quizzes, and lessons that track student engagement, growth, and mastery. He has held software development roles at Intel, IBM, and the MIT Media Lab. He also has two years of IT consulting experience working with Puerto Rican Government agencies, NGOs, early startups, and small businesses. He is a regular guest speaker at technology summits in Puerto Rico and has won multiple innovation awards from Yahoo! and Intel Corporation. Rodriguez has a MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan and a BS in the same field from the University of Puerto Rico.