Javier de la Torre is Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO. One of the pioneers of location intelligence, Javier founded the company in 2012 with a vision to democratize data analysis and visualization. As CSO of CARTO, Javier is responsible for driving the long term strategy and business development with core data providers and channels. Javier started his career as a conservation scientist, applying data sharing technologies to analyze and visualize endangered species. In 2007, he founded Vizzuality, a renowned geospatial company dedicated to bridging the gap between science and policy making by the better use of data.