Jaime Pales

Co-Founder
Rocket Group

President
Rocket Group - Latin America

Co-Founder of Rocket Group and President of the Puerto Rico and Latin American operations for the company, Jaime Pales first experienced the lasting impact of education while tutoring children at his mother’s after school center in Puerto Rico. As a teenage tutor and mentor to younger children, Jaime learned the transformational effect that an innovative educational experience can have on a child. 

Prior to helping found Rocket Group, Jaime served in a variety of development positions with several organizations. His professional experience includes positions as co-founder of BTB, Inc., finance director of Shell Puerto Rico, chief financial officer of Empresas Malave and director of venture capital at the Economic Development Bank for Puerto Rico. After spending 10 years advancing his operational, financial and entrepreneurial skills in energy, finance and development, Jaime decided to dedicate his professional life to designing and implementing leading-edge, transformational education products and services.

Jaime is a Certified Public Accountant with a business degree from the University of Puerto Rico. Jaime successfully completed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Entrepreneurship Development Program.

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