Guillermo Ortiz de Zárate

Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Guillermo joined NCARB in April 2007 as the assistant director, Information Systems. With over 25 years of IT experience both in Argentina and the United States, Guillermo has been leading the development and implementation of technology for companies in industries such as engineering, urban development, healthcare, banking, international commerce, marketing, government, NGOs, and regulation.

In August 2009, Guillermo was promoted to director, Information Systems, to lead the modernization of the Council’s technology, including the website, line of business applications, infrastructure, and helpdesk. Guillermo holds BS in Information Technology and an MBA from Carey School of Business at the Johns Hopkins University. In January 2017, Guillermo was promoted to Chief Innovation & Information Officer with new responsibilities in innovation and business development, specifically the commercialization of NCARB’s technology. With the addition of overseeing NCARB's strategic planning processes to his portfolio, Guillermo's title was updated to Chief Strategy Officer in January 2024.