Nicolás Jodal is a Systems Engineer, graduated from the University of the Republic of Uruguay. Together with Ing. Breogán Gonda, he is the co-creator of GeneXus, the world's leading tool for making mission critical applications on multiple platforms, using artificial intelligence. The creation of GeneXus earned them both the National Engineering Award - by the National Engineering Academy of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay. Currently, Mr. Jodal is the CEO of the GeneXus company, the Uruguayan company that created the namesake software used in more than 45 countries. Jodal is also an active promoter of entrepreneurship. Currently, he also participates in the ThalesLab board of directors, Company Builder, created to support high-potential technological start-ups and spin-offs.