San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sofía Stolberg is an entrepreneur, mentor and entrepreneurship ecosystem developer with experience across diverse industries and international markets. Her most recent venture is Piloto 151, Puerto Rico’s first coworking space and growth platform for entrepreneurs. Sofía also leads the operations of Max Web Group, an IT consulting firm currently launching proprietary information technology software for the healthcare industry.
As an ecosystem developer, Sofía has helped strengthen underdeveloped entrepreneurial and startup communities internationally. She co-directs the Founder Institute Puerto Rico chapter and recently launched Codetrotters, an internship exchange program that provides the best and brightest programming talent from under tapped markets worldwide with the opportunity to intern at globally oriented startups.
Sofía also collaborates with Babson College, leading and advising international multi-stakeholder entrepreneurial initiatives (including Manizales-Más and Scale-up Milwaukee) to support and accelerate the development of high growth ventures.
In the past Sofía has consulted local and multinational clients in the financial, insurance, consumer-based products and oil and gas industries in countries across Latin America, the US and Africa.
In her spare time Sofía provides mentoring to startups and entrepreneurs in Puerto Rico and abroad and serves on the Board of the Puerto Rico Creative Economy Initiative. She is frequently invited to speak at international entrepreneurship conferences and Startup Weekends and acts as judge at game jams and hackathons. Sofía holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and a Masters in Economic Development Management from the London School of Economics. She enjoys dancing (mostly salsa and tango), cooking, extreme sports, contributing to her family’s art collection, and reading Latin American fiction novels.