There comes a time in every person's life when he decides what kind of person he will be. The kind of person who is content to simply go with the status quo, or the kind of person driven to innovate. An inspiring story always exists from the person who opts for the later. And to really know that person, you need to know his story.
Latino Leaders had the opportunity to learn about entrepreneur Jorge Toro's truly exceptional story.
An accomplished consultant and businessperson with 28 years of experience, Mr. Toro founded his own software engineering firm, Toro Technologies, Inc. He developed a thriving business which delivered critical path systems for multinational companies with marquee names, such as MasterCard, AT&T Universal Card, and Global Payment Systems. Mr. Toro successfully sold his company to PaylinX Corporation, which was later acquired by publicly traded Cybersource. Mr. Toro was not idle for a minute after his exit from Toro Technologies. For the last decade, Mr. Toro has been structuring capital for growth for his own ventures, as well as others across the Americas.
"I have always had a creative and entrepreneurial spirit," Mr. Toro told Latino Leaders. "I immigrated to the United States from Colombia, South America in 1986 and began doing consulting work. I immediately recognized that I had a very different perspective. I did not fit the customary corporate profile and I used that to my advantage. You see, creativity comes from being outside of your element. It makes you look at things differently. It allows you to see that things can be different when you implement change. When you cannot climb the traditional corporate ladder, you build your own."
Currently, Mr. Toro is president and chief executive officer at MEDINEXO. The company is a global telehealth marketplace designed to help member doctors, healthcare providers, and patients find healthcare services specific to their immediate needs. MEDINEXO's marketplace allows its member patients quickly locate healthcare services and specialists 24/7, in their own language, when and where it is needed.
"MEDINEXO is the only global...