Mr. Castaño founded Geometrica in 1992. Since then he has led the development of the company's wiki-based management system, key processes, product offerings, and software. He chairs Geometrica's Board of Directors and assembled its experienced operating team. During his tenure, Geometrica has become a world-leading supplier of domes and space frames. Castaño holds several patents, an MBA from the University of Michigan, a Masters degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and a Civil Engineering degree from ITESM.
Dr. Raul del Toro
Dr. del Toro is an expert in the design of long-span metal structures and has led Geometrica's technical team since 1996. Under his supervision Geometrica has engineered several world-renowned structures, including the record-breaking Bocamina Freedomes. Dr. del Toro holds a PhD in Civil Engineering from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris and is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
Mr. Zalba is a Civil Engineer and holds a Master's Degree in Administration from ITESM with several years of experience in structural design and international sales and marketing. Mr. Zalba oversees Geometrica's worldwide representation and sales network. During his tenureship, Geometrica has secured work on every continent, including the Ruwais Sulphur dome in Abu Dhabi, the Zaldivar dome in Chile and many others.
Mr. Zamora is a Civil Engineer and Master in Administration from ITESM. Since starting with Geometrica in 1999, he has developed long-term relationships with customers by being the link between them and the rest of the organization. He has overseen over 80 special structure projects.
Mr. Contreras is a Mechanical Engineer from ITESM. He manages all productive areas of Geometrica as well as Maintenance and Fabrication Quality. He first joined Geometrica in 1996. He manages two production plants in Monterrey, and also managed Geometrica's Taiwan production facility during its operation in 2006 to 2007, where four of the largest coal storage domes in the world were manufactured and installed.
As CFO, Mr. Méndez maintains Geometrica's relationship with investors and creditors, as well as the Human Resources function. He also often leads the contract review process. As CQO, he leads Geometrica's renowned continuous improvement process and oversees quality and safety audits both internal and external. Mr. Meéndez has been with Geometrica since 2008 and holds MBA and Industrial Engineer degrees from ITESM.
Ms. Rios holds a degree in Business Administration from ITESM. Originally serving as a Project Manager, she now coordinates the Purchasing Department, negotiating contracts with suppliers. She also oversees vendor compliance on all materials purchased.