Our Leadership

CyberWarrior Foundation’s Board Members are individuals who understand the power of technology careers to promote social and economic mobility, are recognized seasoned leaders in the industry, and share an unwavering commitment to our mission.

Meet the Leadership

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Yarice Hidalgo

Brings 25+ years of experience in the nonprofit, philanthropic, and corporate social responsibility fields. Yarice is deeply committed to closing the opportunity and salary gap for underrepresented communities by promoting jobs and careers in the technology field. Yarice is also a member of the Board of Directors.

Board of Directors

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Reinier Moquete

Founder, ​
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20+ years of experience as a technology executive. He is the CEO and founder of CyberWarrior Academy, a global cybersecurity talent factory as well as a leader of numerous initiatives to promote professional development for youth and adults in the technology field.

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Steve Vinter

President and Clerk

13-year Google veteran with experience as site lead and engineering director overseeing the growth of Google Cambridge as well as supporting startups and medium sized companies. Steve was the founder and president of MassCAN: Massachusetts Computing Attainment Network, a nonprofit organization that promoted equitable opportunities for all Massachusetts students to have access to quality K–12 computer science education.

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Damon Cox


30+ years of experience in the areas of marketing and promotion, economic development, philanthropy, and entrepreneurship. Former Assistant Secretary for Technology and Innovation of the Commonwealth of MA. He is currently the Head of Next Practice and Inclusive Growth of MassChallenge.

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Karla Jaramillo


25+ Years of financial experience in the for profit and nonprofit field.  She started her career in public accounting and then transitioned to the private sector. Karla has helped well-known nonprofits to establish and maintain best practices in the finance and systems areas, such as Nuestra Comunidad, IBA and Commonwealth Corporation. 

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Jonathan Edwards

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25+ years of experience combining vision with organizational design, collaborative processes, and strategic implementation. 18+ years of experience working to improve town-wide service delivery and regional cooperation in the town of Whately, Massachusetts.

Nomination Form for Board Members

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