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Behind the Scenes

Behind every great company there is great purpose, passion and people. Our purpose is to transform our clients into market-leading companies through our technological expertise. Our passion is quality.

Now, we introduce you to the faces behind DevSavant:

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Peña

Daniel is a graduate lawyer from Universidad del Rosario, with a deepening degree in Commercial Law and further studies on M&A and Corporate law from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Before joining DevSavant, Daniel worked at the Capital and Securities team at Brigard & Urrutia, one of the leading law firms in Latin America.

In 2020 Daniel co-founded DevSavant with Javier Rojas, Eric Filipek, Francesco Mantica and Sebastian Blandon, a software outsourcing company that provides services exclusively to the portfolio company of Savant Growth, where he currently works as CEO. He then cofounded Ressolve, an AI startup that develops analytics algorithms for speech and text processing.

He speaks for entrepreneurs and MBA students around Latin America and is currently collaborating in the drafting of an MBA study case for the Inalde Business School. He has over seven years of experience advising companies and startups from the legal, strategic, and financial perspective.

Founder and Chief Development Officer

Sebastian Blandon

Former COO at JAYA Company LLC, a software outsourcing company that provides services to companies in US and EU. He has over eight years of experience working as a software engineer for companies and startups from USA, Latam and Europe, helping them build teams and organize software development planning and execution.

Sebastian graduated as an air operations officer from the Antioquia flight academy, with a deepening degree in CS and political Science from Wesleyan Nebraska University. Before joining JAYA, Sebastian worked for companies like Copa airlines, Kawasaki and Gallop. He then went on to lead and co-found JAYA Company.

In 2020 Sebastian co-founded DevSavant with Javier Rojas, Eric Filipek, Francesco Mantica and Daniel Pena, a software outsourcing company that provides services exclusively to the portfolio company of Savant Growth, where he currently works as Chief Development Officer.

Finance Director

Amalia Lopera

Amalia Lopera is a EAFIT University graduate with a degree in Business Administrations and Management, specialized in Project Management.

Prior to being part of the DevSavant family, Amalia led and managed the administrative and financial department for Jaya Co. and Ressolve where her responsibilities included strategic planning and improving the company’s processes. Additionally, her previous experience in event planning and logistics has given her the leadership and management expertise to guide and improve the administrative and financial team at DevSavant.

Amalia is passionate about learning and helping her team grow and achieve all their professional and personal goals. She is an advocate for team work and finds inspiration from different cultures. This has been a key contributor to her team management style and creating sustainable and creative solutions.

Founder and Chief Technological Officer

Juan Jose Gaviria

Juan Jose Gaviria is a Systems Engineer graduated from EAFIT University in Medellin, Colombia. Juan José’s career began in Bancolombia, the biggest financial institution in Colombia. After his time in Bancolombia, Juan José partnered up with DevSavant’s current COO, Sebastián Blandón, to provide software development and engineering services to startups around the world. Since then, Juan José has had over 9 years of experience working in software development for companies in USA, LATAM, and Europe.

After their experience with these startups, Juan José co-founded JAYA Company along with Sebastián Blandón. JAYA was a software outsourcing company providing services to companies in the US and EU where Juan José directed the company’s technology-related processes as their Chief Technology Officer.

In 2020, Juan Jose co-founded DevSavant with Javier Rojas, Eric Filipek, Francesco Mantica, Daniel Peña and Sebastián Blandón. DevSavant is a software outsourcing company that provides services exclusively to the portfolio companies of Savant Growth, where he currently works as Chief Technology Officer.