Birthplace: San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Company: Lightenco implements tailored energy saving and lighting enhancement projects.
Education: Master of science, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden (2004)
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Charitable involvement: Carbon613
Biggest biz achievement: Being named one of OBJ’s fastest-growing companies in 2018 with three-year revenue growth of 223 per cent.
Biggest biz obstacle: Strong differences between partners
Biggest influence: My parents, because I learned from them the importance of doing things right, being fair to everybody (including myself) and always pushing to have a balanced life.
Biggest lesson learned: Don’t be fooled by appearances – the smallest lead may be the jackpot.
First job: Airbag testing engineer
Advice I’d give the younger me: Take skiing lessons – don’t learn on your own.
What’s left to do: I want to have grandkids, and I would like to be able to receive a realistic offer for our company – not that we would sell, but it would mean an achievement for me.
Favourite pastimes: Listening to music and golfing
Favourite movie: The Matrix
Favourite song: Pain by The War on Drugs
Favourite local pro sports team: Ottawa Senators
Favourite local summer event: Ottawa Bluesfest
Preferred social media platforms: Twitter, Linkedin
Twitter handle: @RaydelCojo