Hernán is currently pursuing a Master in Public Policy and a Master in Management Science and Engineering.
Before Stanford, Hernán received his BS in Electronic Engineering and worked for five years in technology consulting with the public sector in Latin America. His roles ranged from structuring tendering processes for transportation technologies, to developing technical and commercial standards for transit ecosystems.
Hernán is passionate about technology and cities. He is an advocate for sustainable urban development and mobility to address complex challenges such as climate change, social inequity, and economic growth. The Public Policy department supported Hernán as a Mobility Fellow last summer at the American Public Transportation Association, where he researched the impact of Capital Investment Grants in transit ridership.
As part of his MPP, Hernán is currently involved in a Practicum project on healthcare reform to address the rising costs of healthcare in the state of California.