Software Engineer, Mobile at Block.one @ Blacksburg, Virginia
EVP PNX Labs UGH
Monterrey, Nuevo León
Juan Eduardo Leal Lara is a Physicist and Entrepreneur. As the Founder and Executive Vice President of PNX Labs, Leal oversees the expansion of the company and the development of new products as well as partnerships with other companies and institutions. Leal began his entrepreneurial career in 2008 at 19 when he co-founded Clean Power Labs, a Mexican startup aimed at developing the next generation of Stirling Solar power systems. In 2010 Leal sold his shares of the company to the remaining founders to focus on finishing his degree in Industrial Physics at Tecnológico de Monterrey. In 2012 Leal founded Aztek Global Ventures (http://aztekgv.com/) a technology commercialization consulting firm where he helped entrepreneurs and scientists to commercialize patents and new technologies in different markets such as medical devices, Food, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing. In 2016 Leal joined Reoxen AB and Flowplayer AB, two Swedish companies specialized in the development of software solutions for the media industry. Leal served as VP for the market in Latin America until November 2017. In 2015 Leal began working on the development of a platform to create STEM content using VR and AR hardware, still in an early stage since consumer grade devices where available in 2016 this helped to position the company as the leading VR and AR developers for the STEM market. In 2016 Leal founded PNX Labs GmbH in Berlin Germany. To date PNX Labs has developed over 1000 Virtual Labs for Colleges, Universities, K12 and Manufacturing companies. PNX Labs focuses on the development of what he calls “premium content that works” since all solutions are made by professional engineers and scientists that understand STEM and industrial subjects. Leal holds a B.S Industrial Physics from Tecnológico de Monterrey, an MBA in Renewable Energy from Berliner Hochschule fur Technik Germany and a M.S in Artificial Intelligence from IU International University of Applied Sciences Germany.