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Miguel Cruz is currently the Miami Manager for 500Startups, where he is responsible operations and business development for 500 Startups Miami. Born in Cuba and an adopted Texan, Miguel graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He spent his collegiate summers with production operations teams from NASA and Lockheed Martin and returned to Lockheed Martin after graduation within the F-35 Global Sustainment team. After moving to Miami in 2011, he helped guide two Miami-based non-profit organizations at the forefront of US-Cuba relations through the development and implementation of new strategic plans. He later went on to consult for Miami-Dade County, and became the Director of Hiring and Partnerships at Wyncode Academy, a tech educator in South Florida, prior to joining 500 Startups.

Miguel Cruz is currently the Miami Manager for 500Startups, where he is responsible operations and business development for 500 Startups Miami. Born in Cuba and an adopted Texan, Miguel graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He spent his collegiate summers with production operations teams from NASA and Lockheed Martin and returned to Lockheed Martin after graduation within the F-35 Global Sustainment team. After moving to Miami in 2011, he helped guide two Miami-based non-profit organizations at the forefront of US-Cuba relations through the development and implementation of new strategic plans. He later went on to consult for Miami-Dade County, and became the Director of Hiring and Partnerships at Wyncode Academy, a tech educator in South Florida, prior to joining 500 Startups.

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