The government officially announced that he is a businessman from the world of finance and technology Alejandro Cosentino will be Secretary of Innovation, Science and TechnologyIn the Orbit of the Commanding Officer.
Cosentino holds a degree Business Administration and Public Accountancy at the Catholic University of Argentina. Hailing from the fintech industry, he defines himself as a „disruptor” of the industry in social networks, to which he brings „over 13 years of human interaction and a vision for progress and self-development for our society.”
Meanwhile, he worked Chairman, CEO and Founder of Afluenta, a company that describes itself as „the market lending leader in Latin America.” He is the creator and CEO of CommerSphere Argentina SA, the first listed company in Argentina in the early 2000s.
Cosentino has had an extensive career in the private sector, having worked in the marketing areas for American Express and Santander Bank in the 1990s, as well as working on the Exxel team between 1998 and 1999. Additionally, he served in various roles. Argentina Chamber of Fintech and Fintech Iberoamerica.
On his social networks he highlights his „active participation” in the Argentine Chamber of Fintech. „Promoting the growth and development of the sector in the region.”
Cosentino’s arrival as Secretary of Innovation, Science and Technology was made official by Decree 59/2023 in the Official Gazette with the signature of the President. Javier Miley and Chief of Staff, Nicholas Bosse. In this way, he will replace the former head of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Daniel FilmusA portfolio that now serves as a secretariat.