Roberto Martinez
Founder and CEO

Prior to launching Braven, Robert was Director at Social Outlier, a digital ad agency based in Los Angeles with serviced top clients.. He has over 10 years of marketing and management experience working with several global Fortune 500 companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Hyatt, Humana, and McDonald’s.


Cristian Huizar
Director of Business Development

Prior to Braven, Cristina spent 8 years in sales leadership in a Fortune 500 company. She was a top 10% national sales consultant in the nation five consecutive years by growing market share through lead generation, prospecting to start up and established businesses in the Latino community. In 2014 Cristina became the first female Hispanic District Sales Manager in the greater Los Angeles area and managed salespeople in a quota carrying, transnational environment and effectively meeting month over month revenue and/or profit increases. 


Nathaniel Besser
Business Intelligence & Strategy

Nathaniel is an analytics, operations and digital marketing specialist with both startup and corporate experience.  He is an expert at developing, and applying analysis to, key performance indicators and creating visualizations to tell a story and enhance outcomes.  Nathaniel has built business intelligence and predictive analytics solutions for the retail and ecommerce industry.  He has degrees in Computer Science and Economics from UC Santa Cruz and an MBA from Rice University.


Edgar Mejia
Innovation & Partnerships Director

Edgar Mejia is an innovation and networking Maven. He founded CONEXION in 2006, a consulting and back-office management agency specializing in chambers of commerce, business associations and entrepreneurial networks. In addition to creating digital tools for the nonprofit sector, Edgar serves has deployed major online fundraising campaigns that have produced more than $25 million in sponsorship since the company started.